Search for dissertations about: "Elite"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 222 swedish dissertations containing the word Elite.

  1. 1. Epidemiology of injuries in elite football

    Author : Markus Waldén; Jan Ekstrand; Harald Roos; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Elite; epidemiology; football; injuries; Social medicine; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to study the injury characteristics in elite football, and risk factors for injury with special emphasis on anterior cruciate ligament injury. All five papers followed a prospective design using a standardised methodology. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vulnerability and nationalism: The support for the war against Iraq in five established states

    Author : Per Becker; University of Edinburgh; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Nationalism; vulnerability; armed conflict; war; established state; Iraq; U.S.A; U.K; Australia; France; Spain; national identity; ideology; mobilisation; elite; social psychology; comparative research; retroductive research strategy; elite persuasion;

    Abstract : This dissertation attempts to answer the question of why the 2003 armed conflict against Iraq received such varied support within the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, France and Spain. This is achieved by introducing a model in which the support for armed conflict is connected to elite persuasion operating in particular contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding the polarization of responses to genocidal violence in Rwanda

    Author : Theogene Bangwanubusa; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; popular support; obedience; genocidal violence; grassroots thinking; elite; informal elite; social power; ordinary people; war-displaced people; immigration; social taboo; social pact; mixed ethnic relations;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation is concerned with identifying factors that are important in explaining popular support for genocidal violence in Rwanda. It focuses on former communes, Giti and Murambi, to investigate why Giti successfully resisted the genocidal violence, while Murambi fell prey to large-scale violence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Burnout in competitive and elite athletes

    Author : Henrik Gustafsson; Peter Hassmén; Göran Kenttä; Thomas Raedeke; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; athlete identity; burnout; case-study; elite athletes; overtraining; self-esteem; stress; Sports; Idrott; Idrottsvetenskap; Sports Science; Idrottsvetenskap; Sports Science;

    Abstract : Intensified training regimes and increasing competitive pressure make some athletes leave sports with shattered hopes and dreams. A number of these athletes drop out of sports due to burnout, which is characterized by an enduring experience of emotional and physical exhaustion, reduced sense of accomplishment and devaluation of sport participation as a consequence of prolonged chronic stress. READ MORE

  5. 5. Anti-doping – a legitimate effort? : Elite athletes' perspectives on policy and practice

    Author : Anna Qvarfordt; Nader Ahmadi; Åsa Bäckström; David Hoff; Sigmund Loland; Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anti-doping; Doping in sports; Legitimacy; Elite athletes; Compliance; WADA; Samhällsvetenskap Humaniora; Social Sciences Humanities; Health-Promoting Work; Hälsofrämjande arbete;

    Abstract : The global anti-doping enterprise in sport is a comprehensive system in which the athlete is at the centre of regulation, scrutiny and control. There is limited knowledge about the implications of this extensive control system for athletes and about how athletes perceive the system; little is known about possible consequences of these implications and perceptions for the legitimacy of the system. READ MORE