du.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
"Jag slåss med rosa handskar, men de är fan inte fluffiga": En kvalitativ studie om verksamheten Pink Gloves Boxing
Dalarna University, School of Education, Health and Social Studies, Social Work.
Dalarna University, School of Education, Health and Social Studies, Social Work.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [sv]

Syftet med denna studie var att undersöka vilken betydelse verksamheten Pink Gloves Boxing haft för enskilda deltagares psykosociala livssituation, som öppenvårdsinsats i Borlänge kommun. Dessutom har syftet varit att undersöka vilka komponenter i verksamheten som bidragit till en eventuell förändring avseende psykosocial livssituation.

Då studien ämnat fånga deltagares subjektiva upplevelser av Pink Gloves Boxing har det empiriska materialet insamlats genom semistrukturerade intervjuer med sex deltagare. Genom en tematisk analys av det insamlade materialet framkom centrala teman och subteman, vilka utgjort grunden i studiens resultatdel. För att analysera resultatet har en teoretisk tolkningsram tillämpats, vilken innefattat teorier om empowerment och genus.

Samtliga informanter pekar på bättre fysik och ökad psykisk hälsa, av sitt deltagande i verksamheten. Stresshantering, aggressionskontroll och grupptillhörighet är exempel på förtjänster av ett deltagande, som informanterna framhållit. Gynnande komponenter som framträder i verksamheten är tränarnas roll, gruppen, träningsformen och verksamhetens upplägg, som exempelvis endast kvinnliga deltagare och gruppsamtal.

Abstract [en]

The aim of this study has been to examine what importance the Pink Gloves Boxing club has had for individual participant’s life situation with regards to psychosocial health, as a contribution to social work in Borlänge county. Furthermore, the aim has been to examine which parts of Pink Gloves Boxing have contributed to a possible change in the participants’ psychosocial life situation.

Because of the aim to catch participants’ subjective experience of Pink Gloves Boxing, the material has been collected through semi-structured interviews with six participants. Through a thematic analysis of the material we found central themes and subthemes, which have formed the basis of the outcome. To analyze the result we have applied theories of empowerment and gender.

All of the informants speak of better physique and increased mental health through their participation in Pink Gloves Boxing. Developed capacity of how to handle stress, aggression control and group affiliation are examples of the virtues of participation, as emphasized by informants. Positive components that emerged are the role of trainers, the cohesion of the group, the form of the exercise and the club’s arrangements, such as only female participants and group discussions.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016.
Keyword [en]
Mental illness, physical activities, peer support empowerment, gender
Keyword [sv]
Psykisk ohälsa, fysisk aktivitet, peer support, empowerment, genus
National Category
Social Work
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:du-21010OAI: oai:DiVA.org:du-21010DiVA: diva2:902497
Available from: 2016-02-11 Created: 2016-02-11 Last updated: 2016-02-16

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(703 kB)87 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 703 kBChecksum SHA-512
e9a7d77550726a9933e48779f3614f6b3786f5961d57043c6f77e117bb014005aae1ebffe935fcbaf6e08aadf6fb407de46eb8de3de5997ffb2a92b68e7133d2
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Social Work
Social Work

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 87 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Total: 281 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf