Essays about: "elite athletes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 essays containing the words elite 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. 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

  3. 3. Strength testing based automatic scaling of muscle-tendon parameters for musculoskeletal models : An automated method of scaling subject specific muscle-tendon parameters of thigh muscles

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Mekanik och hållfasthetslära

    Author : Jan Czarnowski; [2022]
    Keywords : Simulation; Anybody Modelling Software; Skiing;

    Abstract : A method of estimating subject specific muscle parameters of musculoskeletal models of elite athletes (skiers) was sought. Subject specific models are necessary due to large differences in general anatomy and physical performance of elite athletes relative the general population. READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-branding on elite level : How female athletes use social media for empowerment

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Stephanie Wiebach; [2022]
    Keywords : social media; feminism; empowerment; sports; athletes; self-branding; media; economics; management; ethics; digital marketing; internet; diversity; society; female athletes; new media; strategy; sociala medier; feminism; egenmakt; idrott; atlet; self-branding; media; ekonomi; hantering; etik; digital marknadsförare; internet; mångfald; samhälle; kvinnliga idrottare; nya medier; strategi;

    Abstract : Professional athletes use social media for many different purposes. That includes sharing personal lives, sport achievements as well as endorsements and branding activities with sponsors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of Delayed Potentiation in Sub-elite Female Soccer Players

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Avdelningen för idrottsmedicin

    Author : Pontus Öhrner; [2021]
    Keywords : Priming; acute enhancement; gameday performance; team sports;

    Abstract : There are several strategies to enhance athletes’ physical abilities, both long-term and acutely. Two of these strategies are periodization, which often spans from months to years, and tapering, spanning several weeks. READ MORE