Essays about: "Elite Sports"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words Elite Sports.

  1. 1. Tracking the footballing self: An ethnography of the tensions between analog and digital expertise in a football team’s self-tracking practices

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Eveliina Parikka; [2019]
    Keywords : tension; expertise; self-tracking; sports; human and non-human; ANT; ethnography;

    Abstract : In the digitally mediated world that we live in, self-tracking and monitoring technologies have been observed to become part of the various realms of our social lives, shaping and even disturbing relations that we take part in. This thesis has sought to explore how tensions emerge between digital tracking technologies, players and other human members of an elite football team and, thus, to address how those tensions are dealt with. READ MORE

  2. 2. The correlation between injury prevalence, training load and cardiovascular capacity in adolescent handball players

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Andersson Martin; [2019]
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    Abstract : Background: Today, sport specific high school educations is a common alternative for students applying for educations. The majority of the larger cities in Sweden has this option for adolescent athletes, allowing them to start their journey towards the elite in an early age. READ MORE

  3. 3. Performance and knowledge related to the menstrual cycle within Swedish elite sports : From the athletes’ point of view

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Linda Dupree; [2019]
    Keywords : menstrual cycle; performance; sports performance; female athletes; contraceptives; knowledge;

    Abstract : Aim The overall aim was to investigate Swedish elite athlete’s perceptions about the effects of the menstrual cycle on sports performance. The research questions applied was: 1. How do elite athletes perceive the effects of the menstrual cycle on performance, and do they adjust training or competition accordingly? 2. READ MORE

  4. 4. Winning without scoring on the field - How management accounting shapes the modern elite football club

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Falk Wahlström; Marcus Åvall; [2019]
    Keywords : Management accounting; Sports; Institutional logics; Professionalisation; Foucault;

    Abstract : Following an increasing commercialisation of sports in general and football in particular, modern sports organisations may need to challenge their current business model. Through a qualitative study of a Swedish elite football club, the aim of this paper has been to distinguish the roles of management accounting when reframing a sports organisation with a strong culture. READ MORE

  5. 5. Thinking differently about a newly implemented PMS: a single-case study of a Swedish elite football club

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Oliver Lindqvist Parbratt; Marcus Wernersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Football; PMS; Thought worlds; Organisational routines; Sensemaking;

    Abstract : In an attempt to explore an underexplored linkage in previous literature on accounting and sport, this thesis investigates how differences in thought worlds in a Swedish elite football club may lead to differences in effects on organisational routines of an implemented performance measurement system (PMS). This is done by performing a qualitative single-case study on a Swedish elite football club, and developing a theoretical framework based on the concepts of thought worlds and organisational routines from Dougherty (1992) integrated with Weick's (1995) sensemaking and his discussion of the pulsating interrelation between intersubjectivity and generic subjectivity. READ MORE