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Michael Kent

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Third edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198568506
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727788

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Any form of social interaction in which people become involved solely for its own sake. For example, having a drink with a friend in the sports club bar. Although pursued for the sake of the pleasure it gives to the individual, sociability may have a serious underlying purpose, for example, in reinforcing social bonds....

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Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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