Search for dissertations about: "Sport"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 160 swedish dissertations containing the word Sport.

  1. 1. Sport Has Never Been Modern

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Author : Kalle Jonasson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Idrottsvetenskap; Sport Science; sport; modernity; nonhuman; territorialisation; gender; competition; science;

    Abstract : Sport has often been understood as a set of formalised physical contests, and moreover as something inherently modern. New conceptions of the term implicates that sport ought to comprise all physical activity. However, the studies and approaches that describe the range and tension between those positions are lacking. READ MORE

  2. 2. The drive for change putting the means and ends of sport at stake in the organizing of Swedish voluntary sport

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Cecilia Stenling; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; organizational institutionalism; institutional logics; community sport clubs; voluntary organizations; civil society; governance; organizational change; public policy; sport policy; policy implementation; popular movements; institutionell teori; institutionella logiker; föreningsidrott; idrottsföreningar; idrottsrörelsen; folkrörelse; organisatorisk förändring; idrottspolitik; policy-implementering; civilsamhället; tredje sektorn; Education; pedagogik;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to create knowledge on processes of change in the contemporary organizing of Swedish voluntary sport and the systems of meaning at work in these processes. The thesis proceeds from the assumption that the contemporary public sport policy climate is characterized by a pressure on organized sport to change in order for sport to better serve as an implementer of non-sport goals. READ MORE

  3. 3. Deciding who is the best Validity issues in selections and judgements in elite sport

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Annika Johansson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; selections in sports; predictions of sport performance; assessment of sport performance; consequences of selections; judgement; judging; measurements; sport; validity; reliability; acroski; alpine skiing; rhythmic gymnastics; soccer.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; Education; pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis is about selection processes and processes of measuring and judging athletes in competitions in top-level sport. The purpose was to increase the knowledge of these processes and to analyse them from a validity perspective in order to contribute to the discussion of whether the “right” athletes are selected to participate in teams, competitions and games and whether the “right” athletes win. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychology of Sport Injury Prediction, Prevention and Rehabilitation in Swedish Team Sport Athletes

    University dissertation from Växjö : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Andreas Ivarsson; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Athletic injury; prediction; prevention; psychology; rehabilitation;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of five separate studies that all have focused on different aspects of the relationship between psychological factors and sport injuries.In the first study the aim was to investigate female elite soccer players’ experiences of the time prior to the occurrence of an ACL injury. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dangers in sport parachuting

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kirurgi

    Author : Anton Westman; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sport parachuting; skydiving; BASE jumping; injury; risk factors; epidemiology.; MEDICINE Surgery Surgical research Surgery; MEDICIN Kirurgi Kirurgisk forskning Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Background Sport parachuting is a dangerous recreational activity for which available literature appears unsatisfactory to form a basis for injury prevention. Aim Overall: Explore some risk factors in sport parachuting. Study I: Identify fatal incident and injury mechanisms for skydiving (sport parachuting from aircraft). READ MORE