Search for dissertations about: "thesis in sports performance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in sports performance.

  1. 1. Scientizing performance in endurance sports : The emergence of ‘rational training’ in cross-country skiing, 1930-1980

    Author : Daniel Svensson; Sverker Sörlin; Nina Wormbs; Leif Yttergren; Helena Tolvhed; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; History; environmental history; history of science; history of technology; landscape studies; cross-country skiing; Nordic skiing; endurance physiology; sport history; sportification; scientization; sport physiology; sport science; Sweden; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; History of Science; Technology and Environment;

    Abstract : Elite athletes of today use specialized, scientific training methods and the increasing role of science in sports is undeniable. Scientific methods and equipment has even found its way into the practice of everyday exercisers, a testament to the impact of sport science. READ MORE

  2. 2. Expert performance in golf

    Author : John Hellström; Leif Isberg; Johnny Nilsson; Debbie J. Crews; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Golf; professional; world-class; expert; psychology; physique; technique; game statistics; tournament; Idrottsvetenskap; Sports Science;

    Abstract : The competition in elite golf is fierce. Players therefore often have psychological, physical, and technical experts supporting them. The associations between these experts focus areas and how they relate to the playing results are valuable to understand, in order to create more effective training programs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Psychological momentum in handball

    Author : Karin Moesch; Institutionen för psykologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Performance fluctuations; team sports; nonverbal behaviour; performance; emotional contagion;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation deals with a phenomenon that is often referred to in sports, but still poorly understood from a scientific angle: psychological momentum (PM). No consensus has been agreed on how to label this phenomenon, and other terms such as momentum or behavioural momentum (BM) are often used interchangeably. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender and physiology in ice hockey : a multidimensional study

    Author : Kajsa Gilenstam; Karin Henriksson-Larsén; Kim Thorsen; Staffan Karp; Carl Johan Sundberg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; physiology; gender; sports medicine; ice hockey; women s sport; athletic performance; social conditions; qualitative method; quantitative method; exercise tests; Sports; Idrott; Gender studies; Genus; Physiology; fysiologi;

    Abstract : Background That men are prioritised over women has been called the “gender regime in sport”, and has in part been explained by the gender difference in performance. However, gender differences in physical performance between women and men can be debated to depend on how comparisons are made and on the fact that there are many different confounders that may influence the results. READ MORE

  5. 5. Objective Analysis Methods in the Mechanics of Sports

    Author : Mikael Swarén; Anders Eriksson; Vesa Linnamo; KTH; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sports equipment; test methods; sports mechanics; biomechanics; performance analysis; tracking; positioning system; pacing; alpine skiing; cross-country skiing; poles; helmets;

    Abstract : Sports engineering can be considered as the bridge between the knowledge of sports science and the principles of engineering and has an important role not only in improving the athletic performance, but also in increasing the safety of the athletes. Testing and optimization of sports equipment and athletic performance are essential for supporting athletes in their quest to reach the podium. READ MORE