Winter Sports

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On this page you will find news and information from Mid Sweden University, collected under the tag WINTER SPORTS. This page is created based on the tag you clicked to get here.

There are 25 English pages and 64 Swedish pages that are tagged with WINTER SPORTS. The content may vary depending on language.

Safety systems for head injuries

With the help of a constructed surrogate head with many sensors, the researchers hope to gain knowledge of what is happening in the brain during trauma to the head. In this way, even better safety...

Pacing strategies in cross-country skiing

In all endurance sports, the choice of pacing strategy is an important component for optimal performance where time gains can be achieved if the speed is adapted to the terrain, wind resistance and...

Pacing strategies in cross-country skiing

In all endurance sports, the choice of pacing strategy is an important component for optimal performance where time gains can be achieved if the speed is adapted to the terrain, wind resistance and...

Innovative sensor technology improves biathlon

Studies for more than a year inside and outside the biathlon arena in Ă–stersund have now resulted in the release of novel sensor technology that is four times smaller than other systems with the sa...

Unique characterization of elite alpine skiers

In two research articles published recently in the highly rated journal Frontiers in Physiology, Olympic skiers were studied during training and competition. These studies show that slalom skiers a...

Smart patches tested by national ski teams

In the near future the Swedish cross-country and alpine ski teams will be testing a new kind of smart patch. Mid Sweden University is part of a new European research project designed to develop sma...

The digitalized downhill skier

From high-speed cameras to smart textiles – the Alpine elite use modern technology to refine their skiing technique. – We are working proactively with digitalization, says Tommy Eliasson, Alpine...

Internet of sports in the ski slope

Imagine watching a movie on a skier in the slope, and the same image rolls important measurement data about the skier. For example, the numbers may show if the pressure is on the front or the back ...

Athlete Monitoring in Cross-Country Skiing

During the 2018-2019 season, the Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre and the Swedish Ski Federation will be commencing a longitudinal project focusing on athlete monitoring whithin cross-country...

Sensor tests to deliver more medals

By means of advanced sensor tests, researchers can measure exactly where on a track a skier slows down or speeds up. This allows their performance to be analysed and training sessions adjusted. The...