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Effects of Speed Exercises on Acceleration and Agility Performance in 13-Year-Old Female Soccer Players
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014)
Anthropometric factors related to sprint and agility performance in young male soccer players
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2015-11-05)
Objective: To investigate the relationship between anthropometrics and sprint and agility performance and describe the development of sprint (acceleration) and agility performance in 10- to 16-year-old male soccer players. <p>Methods: One hundred and thirty-two participants were divided into three age groups, 10–12 years (mean 10.8±0.50), 13–14 years (mean 13.9±0.50), and 15–16 years (mean 15.5±0.24), ...
Effects of school-based intervention program on motor performance skills
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-08-26)
The purpose of this study was to identify the effects of a four-week intervention program on motor skill performance in primary school children. Twenty-one children with mean age of 6.5 ± 0.7 years participated. The experimental group (EG) followed a specific movement program in three basic tasks: throwing, climbing, and jumping. The control group (CG) carried out an ordinary physical education ...
The pacing strategy and technique of male cross-country skiers With different levels of performance during a 15-km classical race
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-08)
In this study the pacing strategy, cycle characteristics and choice of technique of elite male cross-country (XC) skiers during a three-lap, 15-km classical race with interval start were measured. During the Norwegian Championships in 2016, fast (n = 18, age: 26±4 yr; height: 182±4 cm; body mass: 78±3 kg (means±SD)) and slow skiers (n = 18, age: 22±2 yr; height: 183±5 cm; body mass: 78±6 kg) were ...
Physiological Comparisons of Elite Male Visma Ski Classics and National Level Cross-Country Skiers During Uphill Treadmill Roller Skiing
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-16)
Longer distance cross-country ski (14–220 km) races such as the Visma Ski Classics (VSC) has recently gained attention in addition to the traditional Olympic distances (5–50 km) associated with cross-country (XC) skiing. These long-distance races are characterized by extensive use of the upper body while double poling (DP). While there is a substantial amount of research on Olympic distance XC skiing, ...
Motor competence and implications in primary school
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-25)
The level of motor competence for six-year-old children are of special interest because at this age they have started at school, and they have to master new requirements. Ninety-four children were tested in fine- and gross- motor skills, by the Movement ABC test. Within the fifth percentile of the USA norms, 9.6 % of the children would have to be classified as to have motor problems, with 11.7% ...
Aerobic Games and Playful Exercises in 9-Year-Old Boys: Intensity and Fitness Effects
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016)
Previous research on exercise for pre-adolescents with the purpose of improving aerobic fitness levels has yielded contradictory results. Sufficient training intensity, frequency and duration are the crucial factors in achieving this goal; the question, however, is whether it is possible to reach sufficient intensity levels using aerobic games and playful exercises. Variety and fun are the important ...