Sport Science in Germany: An Interdisciplinary Anthology

Overview

In the scientific theory of sport science four major questions can be considered: (1) What is the function of science? (2) What is the body of knowledge of a scientific field? (3) What is the appropriate research methodology? (4)
How are research results applied to the practical field?
This publication structures the body of knowledge of German sportscience and focuses on the second question. Answers to the other questions are given implicitly ...

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Overview

In the scientific theory of sport science four major questions can be considered: (1) What is the function of science? (2) What is the body of knowledge of a scientific field? (3) What is the appropriate research methodology? (4)
How are research results applied to the practical field?
This publication structures the body of knowledge of German sportscience and focuses on the second question. Answers to the other questions are given implicitly within the articles relating to the specific subdisciplines of sport science.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642776328
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 575
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Interdisciplinary Sport Science — A Science in Search of its Identity.- 1: Exercise Physiology: Fundamental Aspects.- 2: Exercise Physiology: Performance Diagnostics and Training Control.- 3: Sports Medicine: Fundamental Aspects.- 4: Sports Medicine: The Significance of Sport for Health in the FRG Exemplified by Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease.- 5: Sport Biomechanics: Fundamental Aspects.- 6: Sport Biomechanics: Purpose-Oriented Biomechanical Analysis of Swimming Technique.- 7: Movement Theory: Fundamental Aspects.- 8: Movement Theory: Motor Behavior.- 9: Training Science: Fundamental Aspects.- 10: Training Science: Technique Training — An Aspect of Training Theory.- 11: Sport Psychology: Fundamental Aspects.- 12: Sport Psychology: Examples of Current Research.- 13: Sport Pedagogy: Fundamental Aspects.- 14: Sport Pedagogy: Anthropological Foundations.- 15: Sport Sociology: Fundamental Aspects.- 16: Sport Sociology: Socioeconomic Problems of Sport.- 17: Sport History: Fundamental Aspects.- 18: Sport History: Sport and National Socialism — A Focus of Contemporary History.- 19: Sport Philosophy: Fundamental Aspects.- 20: Sport Philosophy: Key Problems.- Appendix A: Notes on the contributors.- Appendix B: Information on institutions and organizations of sport, physical education, and sport science in Germany.- Appendix C: German organizations related to the ten subdisciplines of sport science.- Appendix D: Information related to general German sport science literature.- Appendix E: Information related to German literature on the ten subdisciplines of sport science.
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