Sport and Spirituality: An Introduction (Ethics and Sport) by Jim Parry,Simon Robinson,Nick Watson,Mark Nesti PDF

By Jim Parry,Simon Robinson,Nick Watson,Mark Nesti

ISBN-10: 0415404827

ISBN-13: 9780415404822

ISBN-10: 0415404835

ISBN-13: 9780415404839

Sport technological know-how can quantify many features of human functionality however the non secular dimensions of activities adventure can't be absolutely understood via dimension. even if, the non secular event of game – be it defined as ‘flow’, ‘transcendence’ or the invention of that means and cost – is significant either to our uncomplicated motivation to participate in activities, and to attaining success.

Sport and Spirituality: An Introduction explores those human facets of activities adventure throughout the views of activity psychology, philosophy, ethics, theology and spiritual reviews. It contains discussions of:

  • Spirituality within the postmodern era

  • Spirituality, overall healthiness and well-being

  • Theistic and atheistic views on game and the spiritual

  • Nature and transcendence – the magical and stylish in open air sport

  • Applied recreation psychology and the existential

  • Spiritual views on soreness, soreness and destiny

  • Sport, the virtues, moral improvement and the spirit of the game

  • The Olympic video games and de Coubertin’s rules of the ‘religio athletae’.

This groundbreaking textual content might be a priceless source for college kids of recreation and workout reviews, activities training, actual schooling and recreation and health and wellbeing psychology. This ebook might be learn by means of all these attracted to the instruction, functionality and overall healthiness of athletes.

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