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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 19 English pages and 54 Swedish pages that are tagged with WINTER SPORTS. The content may vary depending on language.

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...

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...

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...

Biathlon – an Olympic winter sport with high physical and psychological demands

To become good a good biathlete you need endurance, excellent gross and fine motor skills, as well as mental strength. Biathlon is an Olympic sport...

  • The Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre first to be accredited

    13 June - 2018

    For the first time in history a laboratory outside of the British Isles has been inspected and accredited by The British Association of Sport and...

  • Laboratory testing – more than just numbers on a piece of paper

    24 May - 2018

    Whether reading scientific articles on sports physiology or newspaper articles about sports, one is faced with information in terms of numbers and results....

  • Internet of sports in the ski slope

    03 May - 2018

    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...

  • Athlete Monitoring in Cross-Country Skiing

    16 April - 2018

    During the 2018-2019 season, the Swedish Winter Sports Research Centre and the Swedish Ski Federation will be commencing a longitudinal project focusing...

  • Sensor tests to deliver more medals

    04 April - 2018

    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...

  • HC Holmberg – professor, inventor and entrepreneur

    02 February - 2018

    He is described as a miracle man and the Gyro Gearloose of long-distance cross-country skiing. He has devised a successful slimming method, introduced...

  • “Not everyone has this opportunity”

    30 January - 2018

    The members of the Swedish National Cross-Country Skiing Team now have the opportunity to test out the courses for the 2018 Winter Olympics on a treadmill....

  • The digital sports arena

    31 October - 2017

    Training apps, heart rate monitors and competition suits fitted with sensors are just a selection of the glut of technological innovations to have swept...

  • Effects of air drag and drafting in double poling cross-country skiing

    18 August - 2017

    The aim is to study the effects of air drag and drafting in double poling cross-country skiing by examining how much force and energy the skiers can save...

  • Applied mechanics

    16 November - 2017

    The applied mechanics lab is a flexible lab where we design customized test rigs and perform advanced measurement to measure how different mechanical...

  • Cross-country skiing and warm-up

    03 April - 2017

    Here is a set of evidence-guided recommendations for warm-up before cross-country skiing, written by Kerry McGawley, Director of the Swedish Winter...

  • Wind tunnel

    12 April - 2017

    The wind tunnel houses one of the largest treadmills in the world, an enormous fan and advanced climate function allowing for groundbreaking research...

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