Psychology, sport management and hiking in the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Frostbite, classifications and how to avoid it in the mountains: recommendations from the mountain guides of the French university, STAPS

Frostbite, classifications and how to avoid it in the mountains: recommendations from the mountain guides of the French university, STAPS.

In the mountains, a person is exposed to several factors that cause them to fight the cold. Violation of heat exchange may occur due to weather conditions, improperly chosen clothing or incorrect behavior. Each body radiates …

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Psychology, sport management and hiking in the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Guide to Safe Skiing in the Pyrenees: What You Should and Should not Do:

Skiing gives us indescribable excitement and adrenaline, but at the same time, accidents are possible, and they do occur.

According to a study conducted by an Andorran insurance company this year, more than a third of the ski lovers surveyed were injured. Of the 4544 people, 19% had fractures and sprains, while the other 19% suffered …

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Psychology, sport management and hiking in the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Five “floors” of the Pyrenean Mountains: from the foot to the top

Trekking, skiing, snowshoeing, or mountain climbing requires training – depending on the purpose. Mountain tours are unsafe and require knowledge – both theoretical and practical. This is what my blog is about today.

Theoretical training includes:

Examining a map of the area, choosing a route;
The ability to “read” the placement of hazardous areas;
Possibility to have information in …

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Psychology, sport management and hiking in the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Motivation is a foundation consisting of external and internal causes

Motivation is a foundation consisting of external and internal causes. They determine our behavior – excite nervous structures and awaken interest, cause directional activity, give intensity to our actions and bring them to constancy. This is what my blog is about today.

Many scientific theories are devoted to the study of motivations. To better understand the …

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Chamois – a symbol of the Pyrenees: variations, habits and characteristics

Chamois is a graceful animal that is a symbol of the Pyrenees.

In nature, there are several species of chamois that are very similar to each other. Therefore, all of them are called a rupicapra (or rupicapra) from Latin “stone goat” (“chèvre des rochers”). This is a species of chamois of Asian origin. It appeared between …

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Psychology, sport management and hiking in the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Spatial planning, new sports facilities and the evolution of dream creation

At the Faculty of “Sport Management” in France, there is a subject called “Spatial planning” (“Aménagement du territoryoire”). It talks about the improvement of cities and towns, including in terms of the development of sports infrastructure. It is almost a science today when ordering space taking into account social, economic and strategic meanings. This is …

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Psychology, sport management and hiking in the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

A few tips for tourists who purchase “tour packages” in Europe (with France as the example): what do you need to know?

A few tips for tourists who purchase “tour packages” in Europe (with France as the example): what do you need to know?

A travel package is a service that includes at least two components related to logistics and accommodation, as well as any other tourist services that are provided for at least twenty-four hours (that is, …

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Psychology, sport management and hiking in the Pyrenees with Irina Rybalchenko

Rules of conduct in the winter in the mountains: basic recommendations from mountain instructors and guides from the French university, STAPS

What to take on a hike in the mountains? This is what my blog is about today.

Equipment. Regardless of the weather, a hiker’s backpack should always include waterproof and windproof clothing, such as Gore-tex, and warm clothing (fleece, thermal underwear, etc.). In winter, a spare pair of warm gloves is a must. You will also …

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