Performance versus Results

Performance versus Results

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Describes how the current preoccupation with statistics and reductionist theories has objectified athletic performance to the extent that the scoreboard identifies excellence, then offers an alternative model that emphasizes the athlete's relationship to the sport. Paper edition (unseen), $12.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORPerhaps the powers that run the NFL simply do not understand the nature of the game. Perhaps they have become so ... The most celebrated perhaps is Johan Huizinga in his seminal work, Homo Ludens. Huizinga suggests that the historyanbsp;...

Title:Performance versus Results
Author:John H. Gibson
Publisher:SUNY Press - 1993-06-18


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