Information about the influence of different practice levels on physical characteristics of a large number of soccer players is lacking. Therefore we assessed muscular strength and anaerobic power of elite, subelite and amateur soccer players to clarify what parameters distinguish the top players from the less successful. We tested 95 soccer players from the French first division (elite), second division (subelite), and amateurs and determined the isokinetic strength of the knee extensor and flexor muscles at angular velocities from -120 degrees x s(-1) to 300 degrees x s(-1). Vertical jump, 10 m sprint, 30 m sprint and maximum ball speed during shooting were also measured. The elite players had higher knee flexor torque than the amateurs at all angular velocities (p
The Réseau des Émetteurs Français (REF) (in English, literally "Network of French Radio Transmitters") is a national non-profit organization for amateur radio enthusiasts in France. Key membership benefits of the organization include QSL bureau services, a monthly membership magazine called Radio REF, and the promotion and sponsorship of radio contests and operating awards. REF promotes amateur radio by organizing classes and technical support to help enthusiasts earn their amateur radio license. The REF-Union also represents the interests of French amateur radio operators and shortwave listeners before French and international telecommunications regulatory authorities. REF is the national member society representing France in the International Amateur Radio Union.
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Julien Looten, a 22-year-old architecture student and keen amateur meteorological photographer, originally from Arras (Hauts-de-France), took the photo on January 21, near the chateau de Losse, near Thonac, in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.
The Tour de France is often dubbed the most prestigious and the most difficult multi-stage bike race out there. Because of this exceptional reputation, it one of the most-loved sporting events for amateur cyclists around the world. Every year, for three weeks in July, cycling fans everywhere gather in front of their TVs and along the scenic route of the Tour de France to cheer the athletes who pedal up mountain passes at unbelievable speed and with incredible stamina. But with a bit of training and with the great advice from our expert cyclist Jean Gibaud, you too can cycle some of the stages of this race.
The spread of COVID-19 brought professional and amateur soccer leagues to a standstill. This article aims at highlighting whether the instant and violent shock of this crisis has affected the financing model of amateur soccer clubs by comparing their accounts before the crisis and at the end of the current season. Government measures to support sport, and the extent to which sports clubs have resorted to them, are also addressed.
1784, "one who has a taste for some art, study, or pursuit, but does not practice it," from French amateur "one who loves, lover" (16c., restored from Old French ameour), from Latin amatorem (nominative amator) "lover, friend," agent noun from amatus, past participle of amare "to love" (see Amy).
mid-15c., profeshinalle, in reference to the profession of religious orders; see profession. By 1747 of careers, "pertaining to or appropriate to a profession or calling" (especially of the skilled or learned trades from c. 1793); In sports and amusements, "undertaken or engaged in for money" (opposed to amateur), by 1846. Related: Professionally.
amateur (feminine amateur or amateure or amatrice, masculine plural amateurs, feminine plural amateurs or amateures or amatrices)
These images are abstracted from a fairly comprehensive visual record made by Firmin Laribe (1855-1942). Laribe was a French amateur photographer and military officer, a guard commander of the French Legation active in Beijing around the years 1904 and 1910.
I started amateur radio at the age of 20 years old, by using VHF/UHF and experimenting contacts over meteorscatter and satellites. Then in 2004, I got HF priviledges and started DXing on all available HF bands. Initially in SSB, then in 2006 in Digital, and finally make my first CW QSOs in 2012
Another important part of my amateur radio hobby is traveling to organise and participate to dxpeditions. I enjoy both solo travel, or being part of a small group of friends, focusing on getting a full performant station installed in remote isolated places
For a short explanation about the divisions that make up amateur basketball in France: NF1, NF2, NF3 and youth basketball you can simply scroll down the page or click on the link that interests you.Nationale Féminine 1, Nationale Féminine 2, Nationale Féminine 3
While the number of professional players are increasing each year the bulk of the players are either students (youth players U18, university / higher education) and amateurs that practise a profession outside basketball.
Adrien Mörk joined the UCF men's golf program as an assistant coach in August 2015.Mörk brings a wealth of playing and coaching experience in both the professional and amateur ranks to UCF.In 2016-17, the Knights grabbed three team victories and four top-three finishes, highlighted by winning the NCAA College Grove Regional in Tennessee. That regional victory earn a national seed at the NCAA Championship at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., where UCF finished in a tie for 14th. Bobby Bai was named the American Athletic Conference's Freshman of the year. Donnie Trosper, Manuel Elvira and Bobby Bai were each named to The American's all-conference team. Kyler Tate earned Honorable Mention All-America honors.Prior to joining the Knights, he served as Coach of the French Golf Federation. He served as the Team Advisor at the 2015 European Team Championship in Sweden, where his squad took a fifth-place finish. He also coached for France at the 2015 British Amateur, where a record four French players played in the quarterfinals, with Romain Langasque winning the event. Langasque went on to make the cut at both the British Open and the Masters.Mörk also coaches LPGA Tour professional Perrine Delacour. He began working with Delacour in preparation for LPGA Tour Q School in 2014, where she earned her card with an 11th-place finsih. Later in the season, Delacour finished fourth at the 2015 LPGA Kingsmill. After some injuries and a surgery, Delacour is back to her full potential finishing in seventh place at the 2017 LPGA Manulife.As a professional, Mörk was the first player ever to shoot a 59 in any European Tour event, accomplishing that feat in the second round of the 2006 Morocco Classic on the Challenge Tour. With a first round 63, and then 59 for a 122 total, he has the lowest 36-hole score of any PGA Tour event. In 2006, he won another Challenge Tour event in Madrid at the Challenge de Espana. He went on to graduate from the Challenge Tour to the European Tour, with Martin Kaymer, Alex Noren, Rafa Cabrera Bello, Alvaro Quiros to name a few.Mörk has also won four times on the Alps Tour in Europe. He played on the PGA European Tour, turning in a Top 10 finish at the Russian Open and Top 20 at the Open de France in 2006.In the amateur ranks, Mörk represented France in the World and European Team Championships. He has been ranked as high as number 2 on the French ranking and was the French High School champion. He played collegiately at McNeese State University, where he was a four-year team MVP, four-year All-Southland Conference player and Louisiana Freshman of the Year in 2001. He advanced to the NCAA Regionals twice as an individual and held a 73.7 stroke average for his collegiate career, graduating with a Business degree in 2004. 041b061a72