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    • The influence of physiobiomechanical parameters, technical aspects of shooting, and psychophysiological factors on biathlon performance: A review 

      Laaksonen, Marko S; Finkenzeller, Thomas; Holmberg, Hans-Christer; Sattlecker, Gerold (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-09-08)
      The biathlon, an Olympic sporting discipline that combines cross-country skiing with rifle marksmanship, entails considerable physiological demands, as well as fine motor control while shooting after intense exercise and under mental pressure. Although much of our knowledge about cross-country skiing is probably also applicable to the biathlon, carrying the rifle and shooting under stress make ...
    • The Olympic biathlon - Recent advances and perspectives after pyeongchang 

      Laaksonen, Marko S; Jonsson, Malin; Holmberg, Hans-Christer (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-07-02)
      The biathlon, combining cross-country ski skating with rifle marksmanship, has been an Olympic event since the Winter Games in Squaw Valley, United States, in 1960. As a consequence of replacing the classical with the skating technique in the 1980s, as well as considerable improvements in equipment and preparation of ski tracks and more effective training, the average biathlon skiing speed has ...