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Strength training for physical performance and injury prevention in sports. Individualised and supervised training for female athletes.


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Title: Strength training for physical performance and injury prevention in sports. Individualised and supervised training for female athletes.
Authors: Augustsson, Sofia
E-mail: sofia.augustsson@gu.se
Issue Date: 18-Sep-2009
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: I. Injuries and preventive actions in elite Swedish volleyball. Augustsson SR, Augustsson J, Thomeé R, Svantesson U. Scand J Med Sci Sports 2006: 16: 433-440.
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II. Gender differences and reliability of selected physical performance tests in young women and men. Augustsson SR, Bersås E, Magnusson Thomas E, Sahlberg M, Augustsson J, Svantesson U. Advances in Physiotherapy 2009: 11: 64-70.
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III. Performance enhancement following a strength and injury prevention programme: a 26-week individualized and supervised intervention in adolescent female volleyball players. Augustsson SR, Augustsson J, Thomeé R, Karlsson J, Eriksson B, Svantesson U. Submitted.

IV. Athletes’ experience of individualised and supervised strength training for physical performance and injury prevention. Augustsson SR, Willén C. Submitted.
Date of Defence: 2009-10-09
Disputation: Fredagen den 9 oktober 2009, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Strength training
Physical performance
Functional tests
Strenght assessment
Injury prevention
Physical coach
Young female athletes
Volleyball
Abstract: The overall purpose of this thesis was to obtain knowledge about individualised, supervised strength and conditioning programmes for physical performance and injury prevention in female athletes. Data are presented both on the influence of individualisation and supervision during resistance training for physical performance and injury prevention and on the athletes’ experience of resistance training and the role of the physical coach. Data are also presented on physical performance testing and i... more
ISBN: ISBN 978-91-628-7808-5
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/20448
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Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses from Sahlgrenska Academy

 

 

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