Essays about: "sports"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 735 essays containing the word sports.

  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. Bayesian Neural Networks for Forecasting Restaurant Table Bookings

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Jonas Nygren; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract :  In the restaurant business, the amount of bookings and guests on a given day will vary greatly depending on multiple factors, both internal and external. Examples of internal factors may be events held at the restaurant such as parties, quiz nights or special offers. 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. Employment Effects of the FIFA World Cup on Host Nations : An Event Study

    University essay from Jönköping University

    Author : Felix Wettborg; [2022]
    Keywords : Econometrics; Mega Sports Events; Event Economics; Difference-In-Difference; Employment; Two-Ways Fixed Effects Difference-in-Difference; Event Study; Staggered Adoption; World Cup; Soccer; FIFA;

    Abstract : The employment effect of hosting the FIFA world cup has been researched multiple times with city, municipality, or state data using a variety of methods. Arguably, the Difference-In-Difference (DID) method, first used by Hotchkiss et al. READ MORE

  5. 5. Non-Bayesian Out-of-Distribution Detection Applied to CNN Architectures for Human Activity Recognition

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

    Author : Serghei Socolovschi; [2022]
    Keywords : Human Activity Recognition; Deep Learning; Time Series; Uncertainty Estimation; Outofdistribution Detection; Convolutional Neural Network; Human Activity Recognition; Deep Learning; Tidsserie; Uppskattning av Osäkerheten; Outofdistribution Detection; Convolutional Neural Network;

    Abstract : Human Activity Recognition (HAR) field studies the application of artificial intelligence methods for the identification of activities performed by people. Many applications of HAR in healthcare and sports require the safety-critical performance of the predictive models. READ MORE