Search for dissertations about: "athletes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 141 swedish dissertations containing the word athletes.

  1. 1. Growth Hormone in Athletes

    Author : Christer Ehrnborg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Growth hormone; IGF-I; bone markers; doping; athletes; maximum exercise test; variability; supraphysiological; body composition; physical performance; IGFBP-4; IGFBP-5;

    Abstract : Doping with growth hormone (GH) is a well-known problem both among elite athletes and among people training at gyms. It is mainly the anabolic and, to some extent, lipolytic effect of GH that is valued by its users. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prevalence and incidence of and risk factors for asthma and exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction in elite endurance athletes

    Author : Tommie Irewall; Nikolai Stenfors; Anne Lindberg; Estelle Naumburg; James Hull; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction; EILO; continuous laryngoscopy during exercise test; CLE; prevalence; risk factors; incidence; athletes; skiers; endurance athletes; Sports Medicine; idrottsmedicin; lungmedicin; Lung Medicine; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; oto-rhino-laryngologi;

    Abstract : Background: Asthma is highly prevalent in endurance athletes, but we lack up-to-date information on the prevalence and incidence of asthma in cross-country skiers. Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) is an important differential diagnosis to exercise-induced asthma, and its symptoms can mimic asthma. READ MORE

  3. 3. Left Ventricular Dynamics During Exercise in Endurance Athletes

    Author : Milena Sundstedt; Tommy Jonason; Egil Henriksen; Eva Nylander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Physiology; athletes; exercise; left ventricular dynamics; stroke volume; mitral annular motion; Fysiologi;

    Abstract : Large quantities of data have described left ventricular adaptation to endurance training, but basic concepts on left ventricular performance during exercise remain controversial. In this thesis, we present the results of studies of left ventricular dynamics during exercise in 89 endurance-trained athletes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Empowering young female athletes - a possible challenge to the male hegemony in sport : a descriptive and interventional study

    Author : Eva-Carin Lindgren; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : empowerment; sport; young female; athletes; hegemony; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

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  5. 5. 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