Search for dissertations about: "crosscountry skiing"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words crosscountry skiing.

  1. 1. Computational Biomechanics in Cross-country Skiing

    Author : Joakim L. Holmberg; Anders Klarbring; Ingrid Svensson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Computer simulation; Inverse dynamics; Musculoskeletal; Optimization; Simulation model; Sports; Computational Biomechanics; Cross‐country Skiing; Engineering mechanics; Teknisk mekanik;

    Abstract : Traditionally, research on cross‐country skiing biomechanics is based mainly on experimental testing alone. Trying a different approach, this thesis explores the possibilities of using computational musculoskeletal biomechanics for cross‐country skiing. As far as the author knows, this has not been done before. READ MORE

  2. 2. Physiological and biomechanical aspects of rifle carriage during biathlon skiing

    Author : Malin Jonsson Kårström; Marko Laaksonen; Kerry McGawley; Guillaume Millet; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 3D-measurement; anaerobic energy contribution; crosscountry skiing; kinematics; lactate threshold; load carriage; oxygen uptake; performance; sex differences; sub-techniques; training;

    Abstract : Biathlon is an endurance-based winter sport that combines crosscountry (XC) skiing with rifle marksmanship. While skiing, biathletes carry the rifle (weighing ≥ 3.5 kg) on their backs. However, research regarding the effects of rifle carriage in biathlon is lacking. READ MORE