Philosophy and Reflective Practice in Sport Studies

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Hemphill, Dennis ORCID: 0000-0003-3834-6624 and Smelter, Russell (2008) Philosophy and Reflective Practice in Sport Studies. Practical Philosophy: the British journal of philosophical practice, 9 (1). pp. 23-30. ISSN 1363-3228


The commencement of university studies can be both an exciting and daunting experience for many students. In addition to dealing with new surroundings and people, students are introduced to a variety of disciplines with their own specialist ways of knowing and technical vocabularies. For example students undertaking undergraduate programs of study related to sport are introduced to disciplines such as anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biomechanics, motor learning and psychology. Some programs include history and sociology; and but few offer philosophy

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Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Ageing, Rehabilitation, Exercise & Sport Science (CARES)
Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > SEO Classification > 9399 Other Education and Training
Keywords ResPubID16064, university studies, disciplines with specialist ways of knowing, technical vocabularies, undergraduate programs in sport, philosophy
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