Nature of play

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Nature of play, games, and sport 15/10/2009 10:04:00 Play     Physical activity Novel Response Personality Function of age increase Sense of Mastery Development Motivational Patterns open ended free, unproductive make-believe Theories-why do we play?     Tension Release Ego Mastery-control of yourself movement imitative learning- watch what people play exploration and investigation competence- wants to perceived as competence (perceived to be good novelty, complexity, uncertainty
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Games systematic-repearable-predictable structured play goals- rules-limits (to control the player and performance) comparison opportunities Types of games     1. Competition o Sense of equality o Pursuit of excellence o recognition – perceive as somebody 2. Chance 3. Mimicry 4. Vertigo sport institutionalized game social institution social system- order, relationships higher organization regulating bodies
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technological sphere materials- technology that is introduced skill Symbolic sphere Display Ritual Sports Involvement roles interactions relationships Physical Activity basic processes involved o mechanical o energy o organizational o learning o growth
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Interests, attitudes, values social experience health fitness
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2010 for the course EXSC 310 taught by Professor Callaghan during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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