By Ian Wellard
Despite a turning out to be curiosity within the sociology of the physique, there has so far been an absence of scholarly paintings addressing the embodied facets which shape a central?part?of our knowing and event of?sport and move cultures. Researching Embodied activity explores the political, social and cultural value of embodied methods to the learn of game, exercises and dance. It?explains how embodied ways healthy with current concept in stories of recreation and circulation cultures and makes a compelling case for incorporating an embodied process into the learn of wearing practices and experience.
The booklet adopts a multi-disciplinary lens, relocating past the normal dualism of physique and brain, and incorporating the actual with the social and the mental. It?applies key theories that experience formed our pondering the physique and recreation, and examines either the non-public, subjective event of carrying activities?and these reports regarding engagement and phone with folks, in staff activities for instance. The publication additionally explores the methodological implications of ‘doing’ embodied learn, fairly when it comes to qualitative methods to activities research.
Written by way of a crew of prime foreign activities researchers, and filled with bright examples from carrying contexts as diversified as browsing, fell working, korfball and incapacity game, Researching Embodied game is interesting analyzing for any complex scholar or researcher operating within the sociology of recreation, actual cultural reviews, actual schooling, physique stories or health and wellbeing studies.
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Researching Embodied Sport: Exploring movement cultures (Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society) by Ian Wellard