Essays about: "sports"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 499 essays containing the word sports.

  1. 1. Do Martial Artists Make Decisions Faster? A Study Comparing Martial Arts Practitioners to Non-Practitioners on a CRT Task.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Jonathan Jerklöv; Arvid Norman; [2020]
    Keywords : martial arts; decision-making; stroop; choice reaction time; reaction time; exercise; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Split-second decision-making is of vital importance to many aspects of human existence, from life-and-death scenarios to sports. Studies have shown expert advantage in a given field on choice reaction time tasks within the area of expertise. READ MORE

  2. 2. ”Hand reach star excursion balance test” : Assessment of dynamic functional mobility in female elite team gymnasts in relation to overuse injuries

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för hälsovetenskap

    Author : Åsa Bocké; [2020]
    Keywords : adolescents; functional tests; injury prevalence; movement screening;

    Abstract : Background Clinical usable assessment methods to quantify mobility, balance, stability and postural control functions together in a full kinetic chain movement are sparse. Normative data of such dynamic functions in different group of athletes are  still lacking and therefore the relationship between dynamic functional mobility and overuse injuries are also unknown. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sport Structure and Goal Oriented Motivation

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Björn Nilsson; John Linder; [2020]
    Keywords : goal orientation; sport structure; TEOSQ; rock climbing; squash; målorientering; sportstruktur; TEOSQ; klättring; squash;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to assess differences in goal orientation between athletes practicing two different sports. These sports differ structurally in how they are performed and in regard to factors influencing goal orientation. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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