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  • More Sprints in Top-Class Football Necessitates New and Individualised Training Routines

    [12 Jan 2017] Today's top-class football is characterised by more short sprints than in the past. In English Premier League, high-intensity running has increased by 50% in the last 10 years, presenting new challenges to the players in terms of fatigue resistance and ability to recover quickly. The change has also resulted in greater variation in the tempo of matches, and this new pattern calls for revised training routines. This is the conclusion of new research from the University of Gothenburg.

  • High in calories and low in nutrients when adolescents share pictures of food online

    [5 Apr 2016] A new study from the University of Gothenburg show that adolescents like to present foods that are high in calories but low in nutrients in social media.

  • Developing a programme for the prevention and treatment of running-related injuries

    [18 Nov 2015] A research team led by Professor Stefan Grau at the Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science (IKI) has received a grant of SEK 3.5 million from the Sten A Olsson Foundation for Research and Culture in order to develop exercise and training programmes to guard against repetitive strain injury in recreational joggers and to validate these programmes among individual joggers over the next three years.

  • Smartphones Causing Reduced Physical Activity among Boys

    [20 May 2015] Boys aged 11-13 have reduced their physical activity by a quarter over the last 13 years, according to a study from the University of Gothenburg and Linnaeus University. 'There may be a smartphone effect', says Anders Raustorp, reader at the University of Gothenburg.

  • University of Gothenburg - a National Sports University

    [16 Dec 2014] The executive board of the Swedish Sports Confederation has given the University of Gothenburg together with Chalmers University of Technology the opportunity to become a so-called national sports university in autumn 2015.

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