Essays about: "sport"

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  1. 1. The Impact of Motor Imagery on Sport Performance and the Brain's Plasticity

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Johanna Lingvall; [2019]
    Keywords : Motor imagery; mental imagery; brain plasticity; sport performance;

    Abstract : New neuroimaging techniques have made it possible to examine imagery and found evidence for that imagery share similar neural correlates as in perception. Imagery can be used in different areas to enhance performance, and it is a popular technique in sports. Similar to physical practice (PP), motor imagery (MI) can result in brain plasticity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wireless Sensor System for Monitoring Sportsmen Exposed to Hazardous Concussions

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för tillämpad signalbehandling

    Author : Alper Idrisoglu; [2019]
    Keywords : Concussion; g-Force; Impact detection; Ice Hockey; Real-time; Sensor; Web Socket; Wireless;

    Abstract : Sport-related Traumatic Brain injuries (TBI) are a major problem in ice hockey. Reports show that it occurs 160 concussion per 1000 hours of play time and 4.6% of head injuries leads to a concussion in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of corporate culture in managing cultural diversity - A case study on a German multinational company

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för ekonomi; Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för ekonomi

    Author : Rafiul Abedin Chokder; Paulina Vanessa Díaz Tapia; [2019]
    Keywords : National Culture; Corporate Culture; Germany; MNC; Employee’s Perception.; Nationell kultur; Företagskultur; Tyskland; MNC; Medarbetares uppfattning.;

    Abstract : Research Aim: Our aim is to understand how multinational companies integrate cultural diversity of employees in their corporate culture. To achieve this objective, we compare the employees’ perception with the company's view on the topic. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative case study is conducted with three sets of questionnaires. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of the Protest Paradigm : A media frame analysis of athletes using the national anthem as protest strategy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Celicia Lyche Sjöqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Protest paradigm; Media framing; Abdul-Rauf; Delgado; Kaepernick; National Anthem; Sport Event;

    Abstract : The purpose of the presented research is to evaluate the presence of the protest paradigm on a non-violent protest during a sport event, using the national anthem and the national flag as its strategy. The study will examine the protest performed by Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf in 1996, Carlos Delgado in 2004 and Colin Kaepernick in 2016. READ MORE

  5. 5. Application and Further Development of TrueSkill™ Ranking in Sports

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik; Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik; Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik; Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik

    Author : Julia Ibstedt; Elsa Rådahl; Erik Turesson; Magdalena vande Voorde; [2019]
    Keywords : TrueSkill; ranking; machine learning; Gibbs sampling; message passing;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to explore the ranking model TrueSkill™ developed by Microsoft, applying it on various sports and constructing extensions to the model. Two different inference methods for TrueSkill was constructed using Gibbs sampling and message passing. READ MORE