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Sporting Bodies, Damaged Selves : Sociological Studies of Sports-Related Injury - Kevin Young

Sporting Bodies, Damaged Selves

Sociological Studies of Sports-Related Injury

By: Kevin Young (Editor)

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Published: 5th November 2004
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In contrast to other disciplines in the sport sciences, the sociological study of risk, pain and injury is quite new. Over the last decade, however, sociologists have begun to show that pain and injury are not solely experienced in physical and medical terms, and an impressive corpus of knowledge is beginning to emerge. To date the breadth and depth of this knowledge has not been brought together in any systematic way. As the second volume in the Research in the Sociology of Sport series ???Sporting Bodies, Damaged Selves: Sociological Studies of Sports-Related Injury??? attempts to reflect the cutting-edge research in the area from several countries in terms of causes, experiences and outcomes of sport-related pain and injury.

Introduction
Sports-Related Pain and Injury: Sociological Notes
Pain Cultures
Sport and Risk Culture
The Politics of Sports Injury: Hierarchy, Power, and the Pain Principle
Cultural, Structural and Status Dimensions of Pain and Injury Experiences in Sport
Professional Athletes Injuries: From Existential to Organizational Analyses
Weight Management as Sport Injury: Deconstructing Disciplinary Power in the Sport Ethic
Pain Zones
English Professional Soccer Players and the Uncertainties of Injury
Risk, Pain and Injury: 'A Natural Thing in Rowing'?
Why English Female University Athletes Play with Pain: Motivations and Rationalisations
Normalising Risk in the Sport of Cycling
Scars on the Body: The Risk Management and Self-Care of Injured Female Handball Players in Denmark
Risk and Injury: A Comparison of Football and Rodeo Subcultures
Pain and Injury in a Youth Recreational Basketball League
Welsh Rugby Union: Pain, Injury and Medical Treatment in a Professional Era
Pain Parameters
Athletic Trainers: Between Care and Social Control
Negotiating with Risk: Exploring the Role of the Sports Medicine Clinician
Sport, Health and Public Policy
The Costs of Injury from Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity: A Review of the Evidence
The Role of the Courts in Sports Injury
Afterward
About the Editor and Contributors
Index
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ISBN: 9780762308842
ISBN-10: 0762308842
Series: Research in the Sociology of Sport
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 5th November 2004
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.67