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Competitive Play - Zuni People In foot races the repeated winners are no longer allowed to compete So it allowed the other participants to win Hopi

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Competitive Play “The problem with competition is one of excess” Competition play isn’t the problem, when used in moderation can actually be a good thing.
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Aggression and Violence The immediate purpose of play is to score more points than one’s opponent. Athletes develop emotional-laden responses to the success and failure that take place during competition. Competition allows athletes to express passion, emotion, and use their psychological functions through sport. Channel aggressive tendencies into relatively innocuous forms. Allows participants with an opportunity for public and socially acceptable displays of physical prowess, tenacity and dominance.
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Social Competition Meritocracy Meritocracy- The practice of granting position and advancement to an individual based upon his or her talents and achievements.
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Unformatted text preview: Zuni People- In foot races, the repeated winners are no longer allowed to compete. So it allowed the other participants to win. Hopi- Were taught to play basketball, but wasn’t taught how to keep score. Instead played open-ended games. Political Competition • Elections result with clear winners and losers. • Participants compete for the most votes. • Competition grows between candidates and different interest groups. • Through competition usually brings out the truth between candidates and helps choose the best one. Competition element in many sports serves as a social psychological function. Evidence suggest that competitive spirit is by no means a universal feature of human nature. Even when your arguing about being competitive you find your self being competitive to get your point across....
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2012 for the course KNH 402 taught by Professor Winn during the Fall '10 term at Miami University.

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Competitive Play - Zuni People In foot races the repeated winners are no longer allowed to compete So it allowed the other participants to win Hopi

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