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

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Andreas Stenling; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; athletes; change; leadership; motivation; multidimensionality; psychological health; self-determination theory; sports; structural equation modeling; Psychology; psykologi;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå Universitet

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

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Faster. Stronger. Better? designing for enhanced engagement of extreme sports

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå University

    Författare :Rouien Zarin; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; constructive design research; design prototypes; prototypes; design research; research through design; embodiment; sports; interaction; technology; user experience; human computer interaction; tactile; feedback; design; design;

    Sammanfattning : The human body is capable of very rich and complex movements and gestures which we use in everyday life to manipulate, navigate and negotiate the world around us—it is our interface for human experience. However, as technology advances it simultaneously shrinks, moving closer to our bodies, intertwining with the many facets of our lives and positions itself between our experiences of the physical environments around us. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Sports of culture : Writing the resistant subject in South Africa (readings of Ndebele, Gordimer, Coetzee)

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Stefan Helgesson; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Literature; African literature; Homi Bhabha; catachresis; ethics; Frantz Fanon; Emmanuel Lévinas; mimicry; post-colonial theory; South African literature; Gayatri Spivak; subaltern; Litteraturvetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis interrogates the post-colonial and ethical implications of three works of fiction published in South Africa between 1983 and 1987, namely Fools and Other Stories by Njabulo S. Ndebele, A Sport of Nature by Nadine Gordimer and Life & Times of Michael K by J. M. Coetzee. LÄS MER

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Mikael Swarén; KTH.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sports equipment; test methods; sports mechanics; biomechanics; performance analysis; tracking; positioning system; pacing; alpine skiing; cross-country skiing; poles; helmets;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER