Search for dissertations about: "Sport"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 234 swedish dissertations containing the word Sport.

  1. 1. Sport-sort : sorting algorithms and sport tournaments

    Author : Hans Block; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : Arrange a really short, thrilling and fair tournament! Execute parallel sorting in a machine of a new architecture! The author shows how these problems are connected. He designs several new tournament schemes, and analyses them both in theory and in extensive simulations. He uses only elementary mathematical and statistical methods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sport Has Never Been Modern

    Author : Kalle Jonasson; Susanna Hedenborg; Kutte Jönsson; SIgmund Loland; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sport; modernity; nonhuman; territorialisation; gender; competition; science; Idrottsvetenskap; Sport Science; sport;

    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

  3. 3. Sport in youth detention : A “pedagogical” practice?

    Author : Daniel Roe; Håkan Larsson; Martin Hugo; Rosie Meek; Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Sport pedagogy; youth justice; youth detention; corrections; pedagogical tact; critical pedagogy; marginalized masculinity; ethnography; football; weightlifting; Sweden; Samhällsvetenskap Humaniora; Social Sciences Humanities;

    Abstract : Sport can be an important part of life inside youth detention, often believed to contribute to the rehabilitation of youth. However, there has been little ethnographic research examining this phenomenon. READ MORE

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

    Author : Cecilia Stenling; Tor Söderström; Josef Fahlén; Eivind Å. Skille; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL 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; pedagogik; Education;

    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

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

    Author : Annika Johansson; Eva Olofsson; Josef Fahlén; Mats Franzén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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.; Education; Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    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