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By Julian Norridge

Lengthy sooner than Drake refused to break his online game of bowls while the Armada used to be sighted, the British have had a passionate dating with recreation. Julian Norridge is going during the tales of fourteen significant activities from cricket to boxing to soccer, from their very starting and in the course of the British Isles, even if it s Welsh inventor and tobacco fanatic significant Walter Clopton Wingfield arising with a online game that may use these new fangled rubber balls (modern tennis) or the Scots inventing the golfing membership 500 years after the sport.

But this is often way over a booklet approximately recreation, it takes a truly humorous, very British examine our renowned background, mythology and most significantly the hugely eccentric figures that made it. It chronicles the consistent conflict among reasonable play and playing; among advances within the online game and undeniable dishonest (such as turning up with a cricket bat wider than the wicket).

Can we now have Our Balls again Please? proves that there's a lot to be happy with in our heritage and the place that unusual feeling of superiority quite comes from. It indicates why we get in order that excited once we tackle the other state in any carrying occasion and are so upset once we lose...

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Funktionen des «Sports von morgen» sind also als Lernziele bzw. Verhaltensziele formulierbar, d. h. die Lernzielbestimmung kann aus sozialpsychologischer Sichtweise eine bestimmte Strukturierung und damit Begründung erfahren. 4. Sozialpsychologische Aspekte als Prozeßkriterium bei der Lernzielverwirklichung Es wäre falsch, die sozialpsychologische Dimension lediglich als Basis flir die Bestimmung von Lernzielen zu sehen. Ebenso bedeutend, wenn nicht sogar entscheidender, scheint zumindest die Tatsache zu sein, daß die Verwirklichung von Lernzielen jeglicher Art, also auch aus dem motorischen, mehr strukturimmanenten Bereich, stark von sozialpsychologischen Komponenten beeinfiußt ist.

1- ....... ~ _, ....... D ....... 23 Die Funktion des Sports aus sozialpsychologischer Sicht HERBERT HAAG Auf dem Hintergrund des Kongreßthemas «Sport in der Schule - Sport fürs Leben? - Ziele und Methoden des Sports auf der Oberstufe der Schule» soll versucht werden, die Funktionen des Sports von morgen aus sozialpsychologischer Sicht in fünf Abschnitten zu behandeln. 1. Grundlegende Überlegungen zur Thematik. 2. Sozialpsychologische Dimension der Funktionsbestimmung des «Sports von morgen».

Ich möchte im Hinblick auf die Diskussionen an den folgenden Tagen auf einen Aspekt hinweisen, der m. E. weder der einen noch der anderen Zielgruppe eindeutig zuzuordnen ist, sondern vielmehr eine vermit34 telnde Zwischenstellung einnimmt, die Unmittelbarkeit der sportlichen Aktivität. Ich meine, daß hiemit ein fundamentaler anthropologischer Aspekt des Sporttreibens angesprochen wird, der zwar in der Fachliteratur häufig als wesentliches Merkmal des Sports angeführt, aber selten gleichzeitig mit Problemen der Lernzielbestimmung oder mit Methodenfragen diskutiert wird.

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