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Although the health benefits of physical activity are well documented, a large proportion of the population fails to meet current guidelines for physical activity. In order to develop evidence-based public health policies, surveillance of physical activity prevalence and trends is essential. The...

Author(s)
Morseth, B.; Hopstock, L. A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 4,
Abstract

The objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of an exercise-based warm-up programme ("VolleyVeilig") on the one-season occurrence of musculoskeletal injuries among recreational adult volleyball players. A prospective randomised controlled trial was conducted over the 2017-2018 volleyball season. ...

Author(s)
Gouttebarge, V.; Barboza, S. D.; Zwerver, J.; Verhagen, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sports Sciences, 2020, 38, 6, pp 612-618
Abstract

Accurate forecasting of tourism demand is of utmost relevance for the success of tourism businesses. This paper presents a novel approach that extends autoregressive forecasting models by considering travellers' web search behaviour as additional input for predicting tourist arrivals. More...

Author(s)
Höpken, W.; Eberle, T.; Fuchs, M.; Lexhagen, M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Information Technology and Tourism, 2019, 21, 1, pp 45-62
Abstract

Despite claims that local and transnational supporters in the English Premier League (EPL) may be closer to each other in terms of commitment and 'authenticity', than often imagined, our knowledge about how transnational fans, as one of EPL's global components, responds to other global developments ...

Author(s)
Ludvigsen, J. A. L.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Soccer and Society, 2019, 20, 6, pp 872-890
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter recreation trends in the Swedish mountains - challenges and opportunities.

This chapter aims is to review trends in some of the main winter recreation activities in the Swedish mountains in order to discuss associated challenges and opportunities through the lens of such mega trends. To do so, it takes advantage of previous studies of mountain recreation in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Chekalina, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The agricultural treadmill describes how technological advances create productivity gains for the benefit of progressive farmers, but where the result is also increased supply, falling prices, economic problems for laggard farmers and thus the need for new achievements in technology. In order to...

Author(s)
Hansen, H. O.
Publisher
Alexander Technological Institute of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Citation
Journal of Tourism, Heritage & Services Marketing, 2019, 5, 2, pp 20-26
Abstract

Determining price per room to be charged to customers is an important decision to be taken by hotel management. Hotels frequently change their room rates based on the demand of room, occupancy rate, seasonal pattern, and strategies undertaken by other hotels on pricing. We formulated four models to ...

Author(s)
Manojit Chattopadhyay; Mitra, S. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 2019, 77, pp 573-582
Abstract

What are the myths and realities of the Scandinavian sport model? The author analyses four constituents of the Scandinavian sport model, using Norwegian football as an example. For adult football, there is clear discrepancy between conceptions and realities, while the current model describes the...

Author(s)
Tuastad, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Soccer and Society, 2019, 20, 2, pp 341-359
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to identify the different driving forces in society and trends in outdoor recreation to capture insights and improve understanding of the alternative futures of nature-based recreation and tourism in Finland. Professionals in recreation resources management, sport,...

Author(s)
Neuvonen, M.; Riala, M.; Nummelin, T.; Sievänen, T.; Tuulentie, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure/Loisir, 2018, 42, 4, pp 365-388
Abstract

Objective: To explore secular trends in physical activity in relation to socioeconomic position in middle-aged women, with focus on whether the social gaps have become wider, narrower, or remain unchanged. Design: Cohort comparisons between two representative samples of women, recruited in 1980-81...

Author(s)
Waller, M.; Lissner, L.; Hange, D.; Sund, V.; Blomstrand, A.; Björkelund, C.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, 2018, 36, 4, pp 363-371

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