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Description - Sport, Professionalism and Pain by David Howe

Are pain and injury managed appropriately in the environment of professional sport? Is sports medicine a tool to empower or to disempower athletes? David Howe considers these and other pertinent concerns and questions whether, in the world of modern sport, it is the participants themselves or the sport's administrators who exert more control over athletes' well being. Exploring the historical transformation of sports medicine and the relationships between medicine, body and culture, Sport, Professionalism and Pain bridges a perceived space in the literature between medical anthropology, medical sociology and sport studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415247306
ISBN-10: 0415247306
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 19mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Howe

Prof. David Howe is a Senior Lecturer in the Anthropology of Sport in the School of Sport and Leisure at the University of Gloucestershire.

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