Search for dissertations about: "Gertrud Pfister"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Gertrud Pfister.

  1. 1. Growing old and still practising competitive sports : An exploration of acting-space and sense-making processes among old women and men

    Author : Josefin Eman; Carita Bengs; Annette Schnabel; Gertrud Pfister; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; aging; sports; gender; acting-space; sense making; old athletes; the process of growing old; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The thesis explores how the way athletically active old men and women make sense of their acting-space affects their participation in competitive sports and conversely how their participation in competitive sports affect their sense-making process and acting-space. It puts emphasis on the sociological point of intersection of three different research fields; sports science, critical gerontology and gender studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of an Evidence-Based Sport Psychological Training Program for Young Elite Athletes

    Author : Johan Michael Wikman; Anne-Marie Elbe; Reinhard Stelter; Gertrud Pfister; Mette Krogh Christensen; Chris Harwood; Denmark Copenhagen Copenhagen University Exercise and Sport Department of Nutrition; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sport psychology; talent development; intervention; mixed methods;

    Abstract : Sport psychological training seems to be a viable way of facilitating development and performance for adult athletes, and even though sport psychological training for young athletes is less investigated, research indicates that talented athletes can benefit from sport psychological training as well. The aim of this thesis is to review and add to the current knowledge on sport psychological training for young elite athletes, and to investigate sport psychological interventions for young elite athletes. READ MORE