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Committee on Children, Health and Movement

Committee on Children, Health and Movement

The Committee on Children, Health and Movement implements the decisions of the Foundation’s Board to award grants for projects within movement, physical activity and sports.

In 2021 the Foundation’s Board has allocated DKK 60 million for an open call within the theme children, health and movement.

The Committee on Children, Health and Movement was established in 2020 and comprises a Chair and five members from Denmark and Norway. The Board of the Foundation appoints the Chair and the other members in accordance with the general rules covering the Foundation’s committees.

The Committee members are listed below.

The committee's 6 members

Thomas Skovgaard
Chair
Associate Professor and Center Manager, Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark
Has been a member since 2020
Dorrit Guttmann
Member
Head of Department, Health, Children and Family, Municipality of Vordingborg
Has been a member since 2021
Peter Bentsen
Member
Director , Center for Clinical Research and Prevention, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital and Affiliated Professor, University of Copenhagen
Has been a member since 2020
Maja Pilgaard
Member
Chief analyst, development manager, Ph.d., The Danish Institute for Sport Studies
Has been a member since 2020
Nikolai Baastrup Nordsborg
Member
Head of Department, Ph.D., Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen
Has been a member since 2021
Sigmund Loland
Member
Professor, Ph.D., Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Department of Sport and Social Sciences
Has been a member since 2021