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androcentrism

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A tendency towards male bias in institutions or a tendency to disregard the female contribution to society and culture.

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anger

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Biblical Studies.

Look back in anger reflect on the past with indignation and resentment; with allusion to John Osborne's play Look Back in Anger (see angry young man).

See also never let the sun go...

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asocial

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Media Studies.

1. The absence of a social dimension in a theory.

2. An individual trait of avoiding social interactions or of lacking social sensitivity.

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Benjamin, Harry

Keay Davidson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Counselling Psychology; Medicine and Health; Education; Social Sciences; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1117 words.

Benjamin, Harry (12 January 1885–24 August 1986), physician, endocrinologist, and sex researcher, was born in Berlin, Germany, the son of Julius Benjamin, a banker, and Bertha Hoffman. He...

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Brown, Thomas Graham (1882–1965), neurophysiologist and mountaineer

Charles Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Neurology. 1060 words.

Brown, Thomas Graham (1882–1965), neurophysiologist and mountaineer, was born on 27 March 1882 in Edinburgh, the eldest child of the three sons and one daughter of John James Graham Brown,...

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charismatic authority

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Religion.

Authority based on the special personal qualities claimed by and for an individual, which make the individual attractive to and capable of influencing, large numbers of people. Originally...

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coenzyme Q10

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

A coenzyme that functions as part of the electron transport system and as an antioxidant. In patients with congestive heart failure, CoQ10 has been reported to improve cardiac function,...

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commitment

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Philosophy.

In some philosophies of mind a commitment may be thought of as functioning slightly differently from a belief. One may be committed to a proposition in the sense of relying on it, or using...

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Copeman, William Sydney Charles (1900–1970), rheumatologist and historian

F. Dudley Hart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Rheumatology. 1136 words.

Copeman, William Sydney Charles (1900–1970), rheumatologist and historian, was born on 29 July 1900 at the house of his grandfather, Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, Sussex, and was baptized in...

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feud

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

One of the central protections members of kin groups offered to one another in the MA, the feud was a means of resolving disputes through violence, negotiation, or a combination ...

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