Search for dissertations about: "sport."

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  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; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sport; modernity; nonhuman; territorialisation; gender; competition; science; Idrottsvetenskap; Sport Science; sport; modernity; nonhuman; territorialisation; gender; competition; science;

    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 : 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 : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH 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. Legitimation Processes of Sport Organizations : The Case of Norwegian Youth Sport Policy and the 2016 Lillehammer Winter Youth Olympic Games

    Author : Anna-Maria Strittmatter; []

    Abstract : Introduction: The Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sport’s (NIF) main argument for hosting the 2016 Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games (hereafter referred to as Lillehammer 2016) was the alleged positive demonstration effect, the promise that the event would increase the active engagement of youth in Norwegian organized sports in terms of participation, young leadership, and young coaches, and play an important role in NIF’s youth sport policy.Aim: The aim of this research is to analyze how different actors shape and influence Norwegian youth sport policy in connection to Lillehammer 2016 as legitimation process of NIF. READ MORE