Pain and Injury in Sport: Social and Ethical Analysis

Pain and Injury in Sport: Social and Ethical Analysis


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415357043
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/28/2006
Series: Ethics and Sport Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sigmund Loland is Professor and Head of Section of Sport, Culture and Society at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo. Berit Skirstad is Associate Professor and responsible for Sport Management at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo. Ivan Waddington is Visiting Professor at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo; the Centre for Research into Sport and Society, University College Chester, UK; and the Centre for Sports Studies, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Table of Contents



Section I Pain and Injury in Sports: Three Overviews

1 The Sociology of Pain and Injury in Sport: Main Perspectives and Problems
Martin Roderick

2 Sport and the Psychology of Pain
Kirsten Kaya Roessler

3 Three Approaches to the Study of Pain in Sport
Sigmund Loland

Section II Pain, Injury and Performance

4 The Place of Pain in Running
John Bale

5 Pains and Strains on the Ice: Some thoughts on the Physical and Mental Struggles of Polar Adventurers
Matti Goksøyr

6 Injured Female Athletes: Experiential Accounts from England and Canada
Hannah Charlesworth and Kevin Young

Section III The Deliberate Infliction of Pain and Injury

7 Sport and the Systematic Infliction of Pain: a Case Study of State Sponsored Mandatory Doping in East Germany
Giselher Spitzer

8 Pain and Injury in Boxing: The Medical Profession Divided
Ken Sheard

9 The Intentional Infliction of Pain in Sport: Ethical Perspectives
Jim Parry

Section IV The Management of Pain and Injury

10 Sports Medicine: A very Peculiar Practice? Doctors and Physiotherapists in Elite English Rugby Union
Dominic Malcolm

11 Ethical Problems in the Medical Management of Sports Injuries: a Case Study of English Professional Football
Ivan Waddington

12 The Ontology of Sports Injuries and Professional Medical Ethics
Yotam Lurie

13 The Role of Injury in the Organization of Paralympic Sport
P. David Howe

Section V The Meaning of Pain and Injury

14 Suffering in and for Sport: Some Philosophical Remarks on a Painful Emotion
Mike McNamee

15 Pain, Suffering and Paradox in Sport and Religion
Jeffrey P. Fry

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