Essays about: "sports"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 660 essays containing the word sports.

  1. 1. Random practice as a tool for achieving excellence. Can organized chaos in the practice room lead to improved consistency and confidence in performances?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Jørgen Simarud Stabell; [2021-11-10]
    Keywords : random practice; practice technique; motoric skills; contextual interference; retention of motoric skills; transfer of motoric skills; efficient practice;

    Abstract : Random practice is a method for practicing motoric skills that has shown to give much better results in terms of retention and transfer (how much of your practice that carries over to the next day), compared to “traditional” practice (blocked practice) and it is already seeing use in sports with great results. In this thesis I explore the possibilities on how to apply random practice concepts in my own, musical practice sessions, by creating three different practice-systems that follow random practice principles. READ MORE

  2. 2. Harnessing Social Capital through Sport: Exploring the role of Football in the socio-economic integration of African migrants in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Comfort Ankunda; [2021-10-07]
    Keywords : Migrants; migration; socio-economic integration; social relations; social capital; African migrants; sports; football;

    Abstract : Integration ought to be a two-way process, requiring adjustments from both migrants and native residents. However, more adaptation is often required of and indeed achieved by the migrants than host communities. Fortunately, participation avenues such as sport offer opportunities for these migrants to interact with and learn from host communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. ADOLESCENTS' ENGAGEMENT IN SPORTS BETTING IN MALAWI

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Cliff Chinyama; [2021-08-16]
    Keywords : sports betting; adolescent; bettor; ethnography; betting kiosk;

    Abstract : Aim:This study investigated the activities in sports betting involving adolescents in Malawi and the meaning that the adolescents attach to betting.Theory:The study adapted two theoretical perspectives to explore the phenomenon. These are social capital and social practice theories. READ MORE

  4. 4. Digitalization: An alternative method of tourism in order to reduce transportation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Georgios Skarpetis; Johan Persson; [2021-06-11]
    Keywords : Tourism; digital tourism; virtual tourism; tourism emissions; types of tourism;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Andrianos Political Investment

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/JMG - Inst f journalistik och masskomm

    Author : Christos Makrygiannis; [2021-04-08]
    Keywords : Ioannis Andrianos; Public Investment program; bribes; Argolis;

    Abstract : The story is placed in Argolis, a small prefecture of about 97.000 people in the south ofGreece. There within a two year period between 2013 and 2014 was planned to take place26 sports infrastructure projects through the Public Investment Program. READ MORE