Essays about: "Muay Thai"

Found 2 essays containing the words Muay Thai.

  1. 1. A Better Version of Yourself: Sweat, Smiles and Muay Thai Tourism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Max Yasmine Gonen; [2019]
    Keywords : transformation; Muay Thai; self-improvement; tourism; Thailand; masculinity; sweat; experience economy; performance ethnography; MACA; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : This ethnographic study investigates the functions of BestFighter Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts training camp in Koh Samui, Thailand, as a successful actor in a booming self-improvement economy. In this thesis I explore the entanglements with locality and power which enable what satisfied participants refer to as augmented experiences of self-improvement. READ MORE

  2. 2. Changes in Running Technique At Shod and Barefoot Running Condition : - An analysis of Muay Thai Fighters

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

    Author : Therese Sjöholm; [2019]
    Keywords : running technique; barefoot running; may thai; thai boxing; running analyses; löpteknik; barfotalöpning; muay thai; thaiboxning;

    Abstract : Background: everal studies mean that individuals accustomed to running barefoot and habitually barefoot individuals choose a fore foot or mid foot strike rather than a rear foot strike when running. This is partly to do with the proprioceptive feedback given from the soles of the feet. READ MORE