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Published by Published for the University of London Institute of Education by Harrap in London .
Written in English


  • Bergman-Österberg, Martina Sofia Helena, 1849-1915.

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Bibliography: p. 143-148.

ContributionsUniversity of London. Institute of Education.
LC ClassificationsGV333.B4 M3 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 151 p.
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5514082M
ISBN 100245596747
LC Control Number73439888

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One reason that Martina Bergman-Österberg resigned was that her ambitions went further than merely training female adult education school teachers in physical education. She wanted physical education to become a discrete specialism. Three years earlier, in Born:   Her knowledge of Madame comes from her immersion in - and creation of - the Bergman-Osterberg archive. Given three small rooms above the library, lunch and petrol money by the university, she has spent, for the past 16 years, a few days each month sorting through the mass of photographs, records, trophies and paraphernalia that remain of the first training institution for female teachers of physical education.   Launched in the s by the formidable Madame Bergman-Osterberg, the movement for women’s physical education simultaneously promoted women’s health and created a new profession for women: ‘my girls are destined to become pioneers in all that relates to hygiene and a more rational method of life for the sex,’ she told an international Released on: Septem Physical education in the primary school. Physical education in the primary school ; prepared by the Ministry of Education and the Central Office of Information. Part 1, Moving and growing. 79p., b and w ill., photos. Collection number: DATBO More».

Martina Bergman‐Osterberg (–): creating a professional role for women in physical training Article in History of Education 34(5) September with 18 ReadsAuthor: Anne Bloomfield. Professor Sakuko Ishizaki: Principal, Japan Women’s College of Physical Education (JWCPE); studied kinesiology and rhythmic gymnastics at JWCPE, which was founded in by Tokuyo Nikaido, who studied under Madame Österberg. Mrs. Sakuko Ishizaki . “POWER IS EXERCISED RATHER THAN POSSESSED:” MADAME BERGMAN-OSTERBERG, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND THE BLURRED LINES BETWEEN PHYSICAL AND FEMALE EMANCIPATION. Described by Richard Smart as “The renaissance in women’s physical training within Britain,” Martina Bergman Osterberg and the long line of women that followed in her footsteps marked . Martina Bergman Osterberg was a Swedish woman and an early supporter of women's suffrage in Sweden. She trained at the Royal Central Gymnastic Institute in Stockholm, and was appointed Superintendant of Physical Education in Girls' and Infants' Schools by the London School Board .