Browsing Research Articles (Biokinetics, Sport and Leisure Sciences) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Biokinetics, Sport and Leisure Sciences) by Title

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  • Van der Klashorst, Engela; Goslin, Anneliese E. (Anna Elizabeth); Van Wyk, Johannes G.U.; Kluka, Darlene Ann (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-12)
    This study explored recreation provision in lower socio-economic areas from the paradigm of systems theory. It was postulated that by adopting a second-order systems approach rather than perpetuating a first-order systems ...
  • Kuisis, S.M. (Suzan Mary); Camacho, T.; Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst); Camacho, A.L. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-03)
    Ballroom dancing is an increasingly popular sport around the world. However, unlike other forms of dancing such as ballet and modern, very little is known about the incidence, nature and severity of injuries sustained by ...
  • Young, M.E.M; Goslin, Anneliese E. (Anna Elizabeth); Potgieter, N.; Nthangeni, S.; Modise, J. (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2011-06)
    Sport and recreation are used as vehicles to create military readiness. Botswana Defence Force (BDF) soldiers are constantly deployed to border posts and other areas where their missions involve anti-poaching activities, ...
  • Edwards, David John; Steyn, B.J.M. (Barend Johannes Marthinus) (Southern African Alliance for Sport Science, Physical Education and Recreation, 2008)
    The impact of psychological skills training (PST) package programs on life, health, well-being in general and South African youth in particular has been relatively neglected. For example, prior to this research the impact ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Nolte, Kim (South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care, 2011-01)
    A wide variety of anatomical structures can be involved in a sports injury. To return to play as soon as possible is of utmost importance to an athlete, and in order to achieve this, a correct, all-inclusive diagnosis, a ...
  • Edwards, David John; Steyn, B.J.M. (Barend Johannes Marthinus); Buscombe, Richard M.; Edwards, Stephen D.; Denyer, Philip; Grobbelaar, Heinrich W. (Southern African Alliance for Sport Science, Physical Education and Recreation, 2014)
    The contemporary science of sport and exercise psychology requires the standardisation of mental skills questionnaires to facilitate accurate assessment of and intervention for individuals and groups in various health and ...
  • O'Neil, John Wesley; Steyn, B.J.M. (Barend Johannes Marthinus) (Southern African Alliance for Sport Science, Physical Education and Recreation, 2007)
    The aim of this study was to determine the coping strategies that non-elite athletes use to overcome environmental factors during endurance events. A sample of 53 nonelite endurance athletes completed a questionnaire and ...
  • Steyn, B.J.M. (Barend Johannes Marthinus); Slattery, C.C.O. (Claudia Carla Olga) (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2013-03)
    The primary aim of this study was to determine the reasons why sportswomen compete at a high level in sport but terminate their sporting careers soon after school during the tertiary phase and prior to reaching their ...
  • Nolte, Kim; Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst); Els, P.S. (Pieter Schalk); Nolte, Heinrich Wilhelm (Routledge, 2013)
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the benefits and limitations of using three dimensional (3D) musculoskeletal modelling (LifeModelerTM) in assessing the safety and efficacy of exercising on an abdominal crunch ...
  • Nolte, Kim; Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst); Els, P.S. (Pieter Schalk) (Routledge, 2011-06)
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the benefits and limitations of using three dimensional (3D) musculoskeletal modelling (LifeModeler™) in assessing the safety and efficacy of exercising on a seated biceps curl ...
  • Mundell, Marc; Van Wyk, Janita (Africa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance, 2012-03)
    The TuksSport Hall of Fame comprises three categories, each acknowledging the involvement and outstanding sporting performances of representatives of the University of Pretoria, namely for national representation, exceptional ...
  • Goslin, Anneliese E. (Anna Elizabeth); Kluka, Darlene Ann (Southern African Alliance for Sport Science, Physical Education and Recreation, 2014)
    Traditional beliefs, cultural expectations and attitudes regarding the position of women in society still exist in the sub-Saharan African patrimonial society. Gender inequality in Africa’s regional and national sport ...
  • Van Vuuren, Bernard J.; Zinzen, Evert; Van Heerden, Hendrik J.; Becker, Piet J.; Meeusen, Romain (Springer, 2007-09)
    INTRODUCTION : Back complaints are common in society. METHODS : An analytical cross-sectional epidemiological study was carried out among 366 steel plant workers to examine the prevalence and association between lower ...