We put Daniel Svensson’s dissertation from 2017, Scientizing performance in endurance sports: The emergence of ‘rational training’ in cross-country skiing, 1930–1980 (KTH Royal Institute of Technology) into the hands of Erkki Vettenniemi, who’s insightful reading resulted in an engaging and highly informative review.
Public defence of doctoral thesis | Scientizing performance in endurance sports: The emergence of ‘rational training’ in cross-country skiing, 1930-1980 by Daniel Svensson
This thesis sets out to analyze the role that science has played in training during the 20th century. It is a history about the rationalization of training, but also about larger issues regarding the role of personal, experiential knowledge and scientific knowledge.
Öxabäck IF dominerade damfotbollen under 1970- och -80-talen, med halvdussinet SM-segrar och lika många cupsegrar. Daniel Svenssons och Florence Oppenheims Öxabäckshistorik Etta på bollen: Historien om Öxabäcks damlag uppskattas högeligen av Jonny Hjelm, som ju själv forskat en del om damfotboll.