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History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity (Hardcover) (Ph.D. R. Scott Kretchmar & Ph.D. Mark

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This text details the history and philosophy of sport and physical activity, in the context of modern kinesiology and organized chronologically from human origins to the present. Historical discussion is accompanied by philosophical analyses of topics like ethics and brutal forms of sport, religious and intellectual opposition to martial sports, similarities and differences between Eastern and Western sport, the ethics of technology and performance enhancement, the nature of a game, the rationalization of fair play, the role of fraternity, the ethics of commercialism, and the politics of race. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 342
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Sports, Exercise
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Author: Ph.D. R. Scott Kretchmar & Ph.D. Mark Dyreson & Ph.D. Matthew P. Llewellyn & Ph.D. John Gleaves
Language: English
Street Date: June 15, 2017
TCIN: 52814041
UPC: 9781450424202
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-3462
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