Sports and living 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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Sports and living 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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Sports and living 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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Sports and living 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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