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KIN 164 response1 - KIN 164 Soc-cultural Discussion...

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KIN 164 Soc-cultural Discussion Response to study guide: i think it's interesting that sport is defined in the opening and then later you are questioned as to what exactly is a sport. I think you are looking at it more from a philosopher's point of view rather than an athlete. For athletes, i think things are much more simple, sports are just slightly more competitive games. For myself, segregation in sport is important for the sole purpose of maintaining competition. I don't want to play against 13 year old girls. It may be fun for about 5 minutes, but eventually it's too easy. Studies show that when competing, the brain releases chemicals that make us happy. If competition isn't there, then it's not fun. As far as race is concerned, i don't see any segregation in sports. I think people want to win, and that's more important than race. Badminton is friggin hard to play! but it's not as physical of football, duh! Title nine killed college sports for smaller colleges. In many
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2008 for the course KIN 164 taught by Professor Jjohnson during the Spring '08 term at San Jose State.

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