Essays about: "Fitness Culture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words Fitness Culture.

  1. 1. "I feel proud when I close all rings on my Apple watch" - A qualitative study on gender differences, digital landscape, and late Millennials personal health within the fitness culture

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Sara Gisslar; Linnéa Sundman; [2021]
    Keywords : Digital Landscape; Fitness Culture; Gender Differences; Hegemonic Masculinity; Personal Health;

    Abstract : During the past years, fitness has seen a shift in trends, moving from collectivistic to individualistic reasons to exercise. Some researchers even go as far as describing the concept of "healthism" as an ideology of modern society, emphasizing the subordinate value of a fit and slender body as a metaphor for a successful life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Role of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 in survival of Artemia franciscana : development of a new experimental model for probiotic studies

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk biokemi och mikrobiologi

    Author : Tiziana Racca; [2020]
    Keywords : probiotics; Lactobacillus reuteri; Artemia franciscana;

    Abstract : The crustacean Artemia franciscana represents a potential experimental model for human studies. The aim of the project was to assess whether Artemia could be used as a model for investigation of probiotic properties. READ MORE

  3. 3. Korean Bodybuilding : Cultural Hybrid or Instance of Cultural Homogenization?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för Asien-, Mellanöstern- och Turkietstudier

    Author : Marcus Mosesson; [2018]
    Keywords : bodybuilding; fitness; gym culture; globalization; cultural consequences; hybridization; homogenization; male aesthetic ideals; Neo-Confucianism; plastic and cosmetic surgery; Korean society; bodybuilding; fitness; gymkultur; globalisering; kulturella konsekvenser; hybridisering; homogenisering; manliga estetiska ideal; neokonfucianism; plastikkirurgi; koreanska samhället;

    Abstract : This study deals with the trend of male bodybuilding in Korea and investigates the motivations and aesthetic ideals of Korean male bodybuilders. The author of the study uses the few hitherto academic research works on the subject and tries to give an overview of the history of Korean bodybuilding. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Scoping Review for the Parameters of Crowd Movement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Andreas Hansen; [2018]
    Keywords : Crowd movement; scoping review; evacuation; age; body projection area; bottlenecks; openings; culture; occupant density; emergency or non-emergency; emotional state; fatigue; fitness; gender; group size; headway; health status; height; lateral sway; personal space; social relations; stair gradient; step frequency; step size; vision; weight; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Existing models which describe crowd movement are running out of time and are failing to take the change of people’s characteristics into account. The purpose of this study is to determine the “state-of- the-art” regarding the research within the field of crowd movement and identify parameters that influence crowd movement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information Quality under the lens of Practice Theory: A Case of Syskonstödjare (Sibling Supporters) in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Informationssystem

    Author : Chuye Xiao; [2015]
    Keywords : Information Quality; Practice Theory;

    Abstract : The awareness of having a good information quality (IQ) in organizations has been increasing in the past decades. Despite that the well-accepted definition of information quality emphasizes the fitness of information to its consumers, IQ itself is known as context sensitive (Wang and Strong, 1996). READ MORE