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Author Martínková, Irena,
Title Instrumentality and values in sport / Irena Martínková ; reviewed by Sigmund Loland, Ivo Jirásek ; edited by Alena Jirsová.
Imprint Prague [Czech Republic] : Karolinum, [2013]
©2013
Edition First English edition.

Author Martínková, Irena,
Subject Sports -- Philosophy.
Alt Name Loland, Sigmund,
Jirásek, Ivo, 1920-2004,
Jirsová, Alena,
Description 1 online resource (148 pages)
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Edition First English edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Table of contents; I. Introduction; 1. Introduction; 2. The structure of the book; 3. Methodology; 4. Defintions; 5. Human existence and instrumentality ; II. Instrumentality in sport; 6. Two kinds of instrumentality in sport; 7. Sport and its extrinsic instrumentality and values; 8. Problems of extrinsic instrumentality and values of sport; 9. Sport and its intrinsic instrumentality; 10. The intrinsic values of sport; 11. Problems of intrinsic instrumentality and values of sport; III. Balancing the instrumentality in sport; 12. Education, sport and the balancing of instrumentality.
13. Decreasing the 'constraining' extrinsic values of sport14. Promoting the 'enhancing' extrinsic values of sport; 15. Keeping the intrinsic values of sport in perspective; 16. Understanding the athlete and the nature of sport ; 17. Re-designing sport disciplines; 18. Focusing on the process; 19. Adding non-instrumental activities into sport training; IV. Conclusion; 20. Choosing the fair or the temple; V. Abstract; VI. References; VII Author index.
Summary This book considers the role of instrumentality in sport and its influence on the athlete. Instrumentality is defined as a means-ends relationship, and it is discussed from the perspective of the logic of sport. The author researches two levels of instrumentality in sport - extrinsic and intrinsic instrumentality - and introduces and describes two kinds of values with respect to the two kinds of instrumentality: the extrinsic values of sport and the intrinsic values of sport. The book discusses a wide range of problems arising from the instrumental nature of sport, and their effect upon intrin.
Note Online resource; title from PDF cover (ebrary, viewed April 11, 2014).
ISBN 9788024623078 (electronic bk.)
8024623072 (electronic bk.)
8024622882
9788024622880
OCLC # 878145826
Additional Format Print version: Martínková, Irena. Instrumentality and values in sport. First English edition. Prague, [Czech Republic] : Karolinum, ©2013 148 pages 9788024622880