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Katja's primary research and teaching focus is on physical activity and sport participation and its relation to health- and social inequity. Over the past ten years she has focused on the prevention on non-communicable diseases through physical activity and sport for development initiatives. She co-founded the Journal of Sport for Development and consults the World Health Organization.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Sociology of Health, Physical Activity and Sport, UniSA


  • 2013 
    AUT University, PhD