Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138957619
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/17/2017
Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society Series
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Eric Brymer is a Reader in the Institute of Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure at Leeds Beckett University, Leeds UK.

Robert Schweitzer is Professor of Psychology at the School of Psychology and Counselling at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

Table of Contents

1. Extreme Sports

2. Principals of Phenomenology

3. Translating Principles into Practice

4. Phenomenology and Extreme Sports: An Hermeneutic Phenomenological Methodology

5. The Risk Hypothesis

6. The Death-Wish Hypothesis

7. The ‘No Fear’ Hypothesis

8. Experience of Transformation

9. Becoming Who You Are

10. Experience of Freedom

11. Evoking the Ineffable

12. Returning to the Life-World of Extreme Sport

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