Performance Technologies

Performance Technologies

by Tara Magdalinski
     
 

Sport, Technology and the Body examines the nature of performance, cultural resistance to the enhancement of athletes, and the ways in which technology confounds popular conceptions of the sporting body and its achievements as "natural". Offering a powerful challenge to conventional views of athletic performance it is essential reading for all serious

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Sport, Technology and the Body examines the nature of performance, cultural resistance to the enhancement of athletes, and the ways in which technology confounds popular conceptions of the sporting body and its achievements as "natural". Offering a powerful challenge to conventional views of athletic performance it is essential reading for all serious students of the sociology, culture or ethics of sport.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780203099384
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
10/30/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
200
File size:
1 MB

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