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By Joe Baker,Parissa Safai,Jessica Fraser-Thomas

Health and Elite Sport is the 1st e-book to severely research the connection among participation in excessive functionality game and well-being results. Drawing on idea and empirical information from quite a lot of disciplines, together with sociology, developmental psychology, epidemiology, and actual schooling, the e-book explores the advantages and detriments of participation in elite activity for either participants (athletes, coaches, spectators) and communities.

Written through a crew of top overseas activity researchers, the e-book examines key matters including:

  • Talent identity and younger athletes

  • Abuse in sport

  • Positive early life improvement via sport

  • Athlete well-being during times of transition

  • Health, game and the family

  • Health in specialist sport

  • The Olympics, Paralympics and public health

  • Long time period results of participation in elite sport

Highlighting the connections and contradictions among excessive functionality recreation and wellbeing and fitness, the e-book additionally discusses the transparent and demanding implications for our socio-cultural, political and developmental figuring out of activity. Health and Elite Sport is interesting and significant interpreting for all scholars and researchers with an curiosity in adolescence activity, activities improvement, recreation coverage, activities training, workout and overall healthiness, actual schooling, the sociology of game, or the sociology of health.

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