Essays about: "athletes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 241 essays containing the word athletes.

  1. 1. Sport specific strength in alpine competitive skiing : What characterizes alpine elite skiers?

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för fysisk aktivitet och hälsa

    Author : Mathias Moberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Alpine Skiing; biomechanics; physiology; strength training; elite athletest; alpine elite skiers;

    Abstract : Introduction: Alpine skiing has changed since the 1990s and it is unclear what sport specific strength is within modern alpine elite skiing. Purpose: The aim of this study was to create a strength profile and to investigate what sport specific strength is within alpine elite skiers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rumination and emotion regulation as mediators between mindfulness and self-assessed sport performance

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Albin Johansson; Michael Barzegarzadeh; [2022]
    Keywords : dispositional mindfulness; rumination; emotion regulation; sport performance; mediation; dispositionell mindfulness; ältande; emotions reglering; idrottsprestation; mediering;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to examine the role of emotion regulation and rumination in the relationship between dispositional mindfulness and self-assessed performance. A total of 89 soccer players (72 male, 17 women; Mage = 28.75, SD =3.283 years) participated. READ MORE

  3. 3. He's on Fire? Strategic Decisions and Allocation Adjustments Under the Hot Hand Fallacy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : William Möllestam; [2022]
    Keywords : Hot hand fallacy; law of small numbers; sequential decision making; selection bias; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper empirically explores 10 years of play-by-play data from the seasons 2011-2021 from National Basketball Association with a comprehensive dataset with 2.7 million shots to test for a hot hand, (i.e., predictability in future outcomes) using three separate models. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mental Health and Performance: Narratives of Swedish Elite Tennis Players

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Elin Sievert; [2022]
    Keywords : optimal balance; elite athletes; narrative inquiry; career interviews; optimal balans; elittidrottare; narrative undersökning; karriärintervjuer;

    Abstract : Elite athletes often risk their health to achieve the highest level of performance, but this might instead result in decreased performance and health over time. Over the last few years, multiple elite athletes have expressed their struggles with mental health (MH), and it seems like the prevalence for mental illness in elite athletes is comparable to the general population. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sport, pregnancy, and fixed-term contracts: Is sports a blanket exception in labour law?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Beatrice Anna Klingener; [2022]
    Keywords : Sport; pregnancy; fixed-term contracts; EU law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the successive use of fixed-term contracts under Clause 5 of the Framework Agreement in the sector of sports and whether such usage provides protection from dismissal for pregnant workers. This was done by using a legal dogmatic method in the field of EU law. READ MORE