Search for dissertations about: "thesis on gender and sports"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on gender and sports.

  1. 1. Gender and physiology in ice hockey a multidimensional study

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Kajsa Gilenstam; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; physiology; gender; sports medicine; ice hockey; women s sport; athletic performance; social conditions; qualitative method; quantitative method; exercise tests; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Sports; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Idrott; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Gender studies; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN 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

  2. 2. Every breath you take every move you make. Studies on Asthma and Sports in Adolescent Athletes

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Kerstin Romberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Adolescence; asthma; airway hyper-reactivity; mannitol provocation; exercise challenge; CC16; gender; life style; quality of life;

    Abstract : Asthma and allergies are common diseases in adolescents and have increased during the last few decades. All elite level sports activities result in increased risk of asthma and rhinitis regardless of sport practised. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bending mainstream definitions of sport, gender and ability Representations of wheelchair racers

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogik

    Author : Kim Wickman; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; able-ism; disability; discourse; gender; identity; representation; sports media; Paralympics; wheelchair racing; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Sports; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Idrott;

    Abstract : Inspired by feminist post-structural thinking and with a discourse analytic approach, this study’s main theme is gendered identity, disability and sport. It consists of four separate, but interrelated, empirical studies and focuses on two research questions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Growing old and still practising competitive sports An exploration of acting-space and sense-making processes among old women and men

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Josefin Eman; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; aging; sports; gender; acting-space; sense making; old athletes; the process of growing old; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : The thesis explores how the way athletically active old men and women make sense of their acting-space affects their participation in competitive sports and conversely how their participation in competitive sports affect their sense-making process and acting-space. It puts emphasis on the sociological point of intersection of three different research fields; sports science, critical gerontology and gender studies. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the nature and etiology of chronic achilles tendinopathy

    University dissertation from Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University

    Author : Mats Åström; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender; physical activity; aging; imaging; malalignment; blood supply; partial rupture; tendinosis; chronic tendinopathy; Achilles tendon; achillodynia; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : The present studies included 362 consecutive patients and 147 healthy controls and were conducted to provide a rational basis for treatment and future research. The major lesion was a focal non-inflammatory tendon degeneration (tendinosis). Twenty per cent of the cases were complicated by a secondary partial rupture. The paratenon was normal. READ MORE