Search for dissertations about: "thesis in sports psychology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis in sports psychology.

  1. 1. Understanding Parents' Role on Adolescents' Involvement in Organized Sports Activities

    Author : Darun Jaf; Therése Skoog; Metin Özdemir; Terese Glatz; Andreas Ivarsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Parents behaviors; family socialization; adolescents delinquency; sport s values; organized sports activities; sports dropout;

    Abstract : There is a consensus among scholars that participation in organized activities, such as sports, can provide youth with opportunities for positive development. Yet, the amount of time that youth spend on sports decreases over time, especially during adolescence. Immigrant youth and girls, in general, are the most disadvantaged. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sports coaches’ interpersonal motivating styles : longitudinal associations, change, and multidimensionality

    Author : Andreas Stenling; Peter Hassmén; Magnus Lindwall; Chris Lonsdale; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; athletes; change; leadership; motivation; multidimensionality; psychological health; self-determination theory; sports; structural equation modeling; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Coaches play a central role in shaping the sport environment for young athletes. This thesis is focused on the leadership process in sports and how coaches’ autonomy-supportive and controlling interpersonal styles longitudinally are related to young athletes’ motivation and ill- and well-being. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effect of timing training in golf and soccer players : skill, movement organization, and brain activity

    Author : Marius Sommer; Louise Rönnqvist; Charlotte Häger; Nicola Hodges; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Motor timing; rhythmicity; timing training; golf shot; golf swing; kinematics; precision; variability; coordination; movement dynamics; soccer; fMRI; mirror neurons; action observation; cerebellum; perception - action.; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Background Although trainers and athletes consider ‘good timing skills’ to be critical for optimal sport performance, little is known in regard to how sport-specific skills may benefit from timing training. Thus, assuming that all motor performances are mediated by an internal timing mechanism, enhanced motor timing is expected to have positive effects on both planning and execution of movement performance, and consequently on complex sports actions as golf or soccer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychology of Sport Injury : Prediction, Prevention and Rehabilitation in Swedish Team Sport Athletes

    Author : Andreas Ivarsson; Urban Johnson; Judy van Raalte; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Athletic injury; prediction; prevention; psychology; rehabilitation;

    Abstract : The dissertation consists of five separate studies that all have focused on different aspects of the relationship between psychological factors and sport injuries.In the first study the aim was to investigate female elite soccer players’ experiences of the time prior to the occurrence of an ACL injury. READ MORE

  5. 5. Overtraining, staleness, and burnout in sports

    Author : Göran Kenttä; Daniel Gould; Peter Hassmén; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Overtraining; overtraining syndrome; staleness; burnout; recovery; mood states; performance decrement; Idrottsträning; Utbrändhet; Idrottspsykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Intense and frequently performed physical training can result in both adaptation and maladaptation often referred to as overtraining syndrome/ staleness or burnout depending on the severity of the condition. In Study I, a new conceptual model was presented generating a holistic understanding of both process and outcome; the concept of Total Quality Recovery was also developed. READ MORE