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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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community

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 34 words.

1 Set of social relationships existing within a geographically defined area, or the area itself.

2 Relationships that exist on an abstract ideological or...

consensus

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 13 words.

A fundamental agreement within a society, community, or group of basic values.

intervention strategy

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A formally designed plan of action to deal with a health problem, usually at a community or population level.

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consensus theory of truth

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 34 words.

A philosophical viewpoint based on the assumption that truth is a matter of social agreements, including the agreements reached by the scientific community, of reality. ...

Sport for All

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 27 words.

Slogan used in Britain that encourages physical performance opportunities for all members of the community, where emphasis is on participation more than performance standards....

consensus theory of truth

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A philosophical viewpoint based on the assumption that truth is a matter of social agreements, including the agreements reached by the scientific community, of reality. Compare...

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Ethics and responsibilities

Shane Winser, James Moore, Jim Bond, Rebecca Harris, Amy Hughes, James Moore and Nick Lewis.

in Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

May 2015; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 6176 words.

Ethics of expeditions - Clinical competence - Care of local staff - Interacting with local communities - Working with other expeditions - Environmental impact - Assessing an expedition’s...

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Ethics and responsibilities

Shane Winser, James Moore, Jim Bond, Rebecca Harris, Amy Hughes, James Moore and Nick Lewis.

in Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine

May 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 6177 words.

Ethics of expeditions - Clinical competence - Care of local staff - Interacting with local communities - Working with other expeditions - Environmental impact - Assessing an expedition’s...

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custom

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 35 words.

Any established pattern of behaviour within a community or society. A custom is an accepted rule of behaviour that is informally regulated. Shaking hands with the umpire is the custom after...

Benefits of exercise

Domhnall MacAuley.

in Oxford Handbook of Sport and Exercise Medicine

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 6386 words.

Introduction - Physical activity or exercise? - Health and physical activity - Is physical inactivity a problem? - Determinants of physical activity - Understanding behaviour change -...

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sport population

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The number of people within a country, community, or some other grouping who physically participate in sporting activities. Different criteria are used by different nations to calculate...

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UK Sport

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A UK government-funded organization established by Royal Charter in 1996. UK Sport is responsible for managing and distributing public investment and is the statutory distributor of money...

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UK Sport

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 96 words.

A UK government-funded organization established by Royal Charter in 1996. UK Sport is responsible for managing and distributing public investment and is the statutory distributor of money...

sport population

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 98 words.

The number of people within a country, community, or some other grouping who physically participate in sporting activities. Different criteria are used by different nations to calculate...

critical mass

Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A threshold number of users or customers needed for the sustainable growth of a product or service. Critical mass is required for the success of many online communities and for competing...

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Performance Consultants in Sport and Performance Psychology

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

March 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine; Psychology. 9719 words.

Since the 1890s, the field of applied sport psychology, as a focus within the broader topic of sport and exercise psychology, has gained increasing levels of visibility within the sport and...

injury prevention

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

An important aspect of public health. The term applies to injury prevention in traffic and transportation, at work, school, home, community, and in recreational settings. Violence...

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Sport, physical activity, and other health behaviours

Stewart G. Trost.

in Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine

October 2008; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 11093 words.

Millions of children worldwide are involved in organized sports. In the United States alone, an estimated 38 million children are involved in agency sponsored programmes, ...

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sport for all

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Slogan used in Britain that encourages physical performance opportunities for all members of the community, where emphasis is on participation more than performance standards.

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Sports and Heart Disease

Domenico Corrado, Cristina Basso, Antonio Pelliccia and Gaetano Thiene.

in The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine

August 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 17381 words.

Sports activity is recommended by the medical community because it improves ...

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