Download e-book for kindle: Health and Elite Sport: Is High Performance Sport a Healthy by Joe Baker,Parissa Safai,Jessica Fraser-Thomas

By Joe Baker,Parissa Safai,Jessica Fraser-Thomas

Health and Elite Sport is the 1st publication to severely learn the connection among participation in excessive functionality recreation and future health results. Drawing on thought and empirical information from a variety of disciplines, together with sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and actual schooling, the publication explores the advantages and detriments of participation in elite recreation for either participants (athletes, coaches, spectators) and communities.

Written by means of a crew of best overseas recreation researchers, the booklet examines key matters including:

  • Talent identity and younger athletes

  • Abuse in sport

  • Positive formative years improvement via sport

  • Athlete well-being during times of transition

  • Health, activity and the family

  • Health in expert sport

  • The Olympics, Paralympics and public health

  • Long time period results of participation in elite sport

Highlighting the connections and contradictions among excessive functionality activity and wellbeing and fitness, the publication additionally discusses the transparent and demanding implications for our socio-cultural, political and developmental figuring out of recreation. Health and Elite Sport is attention-grabbing and demanding interpreting for all scholars and researchers with an curiosity in early life recreation, activities improvement, activity coverage, activities training, workout and well-being, actual schooling, the sociology of activity, or the sociology of health.

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