Sport and Spirituality An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0415404835
ISBN-13: 9780415404839
Edition: 2007
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Description: P Sport and Exercise Science can measure many aspects of human performance but the spiritual dimensions of sport experience are less easily quantifiable. The spiritual experience of sport be it described as flow, transcendence or simply deep  More...

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Book details

List price: $57.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/11/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

P Sport and Exercise Science can measure many aspects of human performance but the spiritual dimensions of sport experience are less easily quantifiable. The spiritual experience of sport be it described as flow, transcendence or simply deep personal satisfaction is central both to achieving success and to our basic motivation to take part in sports. /P P /P P Exploring these human aspects of the sport experience through the perspectives of sport psychology, philosophy, ethics and religious studies, this valuable and broad-ranging text includes: /P P /P UL LI introduction to Spirituality in the postmodern era /LI LI spirituality, health and wellbeing /LI LI theistic and atheistic perspectives on sport and the spiritual /LI LI nature and transcendence the mystical and sublime in outdoor sport /LI LI sport and the Existential applied sport psychology /LI LI suffering and Destiny spiritual perspectives on pain and mental toughness /LI LI sport and the Virtues ethical and moral development in the spirit of the game /LI LI the Olympics de Coubertins religion of athletics. /LI /UL P /P P Written by leading authors in the field, this groundbreaking and provocative text is likely to inspire much debate, making it the excellent choice for students of sport studies, sports coaching, sport and health psychology. It is also essential reading for those interested in the preparation, performance and wellbeing of athletes. /P

Mark Nesti is Reader in Sport Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University. He has worked as a consultant sport psychologist with four English Premier League football clubs, and is currently employed by Chelsea FC.

List of contributors
Foreword
Introduction
Sport and spirituality
Spirituality: a story so far
Spirituality: a working definition
The spiritual journey
Religion and sport
'Winning at all costs' in modern sport: reflections on pride and humility in the writings of C.S. Lewis
Muscular Christianity in the modern age: 'winning for Christ' or 'playing for glory'?
Nature and transcendence: the mystical and sublime in extreme sports
Existential psychology and sport
The spirit of sport: an existential psychology perspective
Persons and players: a psychological perspective
Suffering, sacrifice, sport psychology and the spirit
Ethics, Olympism and spirituality
Spirituality, sport and virtues
Sport, ethos and education
The religio athletae, Olympism and peace
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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