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General Assembly October 5, 2022

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On October 5, 2022 @5pm Central European Time we hosted our General Assembly in Zagreb in the context of the Ski Easy Meeting. Thanks to all the members who made the time to vote for our new bylaws. Please find the link to the Minutes below. We are excited for all the project coming in […]

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Online Seminar Series V – What is Good Skiing?

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If you missed Ron Kipp’s presentation and want to find out what good skiing is, click on the link for presentation. Presentation Ron Kipp Interested in further research? Here are some papers that Ron referred to in his presentation. SKI CHARACTERISTICS FROM DIFFERENT WIDTH SKIS WHILE Science and Skiing VIII Scheiber, 2012, SJMS fulltext PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES […]

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Scheiber, Seifert & Muller (2011): Instructor-Paced vs. Self-Paced Skiing Modes in Older Recreational Alpine Skiiers

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This papers aims at determining the differences in the physiologic response of older skiers to three skiing modes. The study is quantifying correlations between rate of perceived exertion and the physiologic response and analyzing the relationship between aerobic capacity, skiing skills, and the blood lactate (LA) response during instructor-guided skiing. instructor vs self paced skiing-1

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Remembering Snow Sports Legend Ron LeMaster

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IVSS is mourning the sudden death of Ron LeMaster – legend, mentor and a true inspiration to the entire skiing community. Ron was the first lecturer in our Online Series and inspired over 700 participants with his knowledge about skiing. We are thankful to have had the chance to have such a high caliber speaker […]

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Cigrovski et al. (2010): Can We Make the Alpine Ski Learning More Efficient by Omitting the Snow-Plough Technique?

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This paper tries to shed some light whether successful alpine ski learning depends on the technique used informal alpine ski instruction. The question whether the parallel-carving ski teaching approach achieves  better results than the approach based on combined snow-plough and parallel techniques is further addressed. Can we make the alpine ski learning more efficient by […]