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aesthetic experience of the body in sport.

Janis Lynn Fetters

aesthetic experience of the body in sport.

by Janis Lynn Fetters

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsim. of: thesis (Ph.D.) - Ohio State University, 1976.

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Open LibraryOL13976828M

Aesthetic sports are considered an early-entry sport where young girls often specialize in the sport as early as eight years of age. This means that in many sports, girls grow up in front of the sport community where many are quick to point out changing bodies. Physical activity plays an important role in every major sphere of our lives. One of the factors that affects our experience with physical activity is related to the activity itself. The experience of pain, sacrifice, self-denial, and delayed gratification represent a(n) _____ experience. A) aesthetic .

-associate aesthetic experiences in PA with dance as either participants or spectators, perceive sport as providing certain artistic or aesthetic experiences-gymnastics, diving, ice skating, and other sports which grace and beauty of movement. Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement has aesthetic and symbolic value, and is acknowledged as dance by performers and observers within a particular culture. Dance can be categorized and described by its choreography, by its repertoire of movements, or by its historical period or place of origin.

The aesthetic experience is often experienced as a pleasurable and desirable experience, an experience which gives life worth and meaning. In this paper I explore the structure of the aesthetic experience in order to understand how the aesthetic experience can be a positive experience.   Sport is a microcosm of society. That is, what we see in society, we will likely see in sport, including body image issues. Unfortunately, those issues tend to be more complex and conflicted for athletes, especially female athletes, than for the general population.


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Aesthetic experience of the body in sport by Janis Lynn Fetters Download PDF EPUB FB2

The field of aesthetics and sport has continued to become richer. One effect of the ways it has become so is that the two questions arguably framing the field in its early days – “is the satisfaction of watching sports best explained in terms of sport’s aesthetic value,” and “is sport art?” – have been not sidestepped but transcended.

Sport can be both a subject of high aesthetic values and a valid source for our moral education. The philosophy of sport has tended to focus on participation, but this book instead examines the philosophical issues around watching sport.

Far from being a passive experience, we can all shape the way that we see cturer: Routledge. Significant form is defined as that which yields an aesthetic emotion.

Aesthetic emotion is defined, in turn, as the experience arising from significant form. Wulk ( Wulk, N. “ A metacritical aesthetic of sport ”. In Sport and the body: A philosophical symposium, (2nd ed.), Edited by: Gerber, E.

and Morgan, W. – by: 6. However, after downloading the book by Eric Weinbrenner, you will see that the experience of training of those times has great importance for us, ordinary athletes. Yes, the world has changed.

But I said this in the context of the fact that before athletes first gained muscle mass, and. The body is a rich object for aesthetic inquiry. We aesthetically assess both our own bodies and those of others, and our felt bodily experiences--as we eat, have sex, and engage in other everyday activities--have aesthetic qualities.

The body, whether depicted or actively performing, features centrally in aesthetic experiences of visual art, theatre, dance and sports. The control group included only non-elite sport participants in non-aesthetic sport types, who participated in lower-level competitions or merely recreational.

Their average time spent on sport activities was h a week (SD=). No significant differences were found in education between the gymnasts and controls, χ 2 (2, N=)=, ns.

PDF | On Feb 1,Ulf Cronquist published Book Review: The Meaning of the Body: Aesthetics of Human Understanding, by Mark Johnson, Chicago, IL: Chicago University Press, pp.

xvii +   As human beings we are pleased by aesthetics. Initial attraction is generally sparked by aesthetics and how something looks to us. To be honest, when first reading the topic of discussion for this week, “aesthetics in sports”, I thought they were referring to the athletes themselves and possibly the way uniforms look, but I have to find out this is not the topic of conversation at all.

Part III of the book follows the implications of embodied cognition into the area of value enquiry, specifically aesthetics. One idea to be taken from this part of the book is that meaning-making is the ostensible purpose of a life and a life well lived is more like beautiful art than a scientific experiment as traditionally understood.

This is an important book in many ways in that it gives a rich experience of the mind-body-environment relatedness and exquisitely describes the unity of the way consciousness is embedded in the physical and how all are interdependent on "each other".

I think he is zealously refuting the objectivism and rationalism of Kant and much of the Reviews: Howard Schatz's Athlete series explores many different variations of the human physique.

We get to see bodybuilders with rippling muscles, bone-thin marathon runners, towering long-jumpers and massive wrestlers – all side-by-side. It's striking because it taps into the same focus on physical human beauty that ancient Greek sculptures and modern advertisements do.

If the aesthetic dimensions of our everyday life are important (and this conviction is what gave rise to everyday aesthetics in the fist place), then one of its tasks is to justify the value of seemingly monadistic experiences by facilitating what aesthetic experience in general does best: encouraging openness by sharing others’ experiences.

Aesthetics in Performance: The Aesthetics of Symbolic Construction and Experience Bruce Kapferer and Angela Hobart The essays in this volume address aesthetic forms and dynamics with particular reference to performance. Performance itself is considered aesthetically, that is, as a.

The aesthetic experience. Such considerations point toward the aforementioned approach that begins with the aesthetic experience as the most likely to capture the full range of aesthetic phenomena without begging the important philosophical questions about their nature.

Can we then single out a faculty, an attitude, a mode of judgment, or a form of experience that is distinctively aesthetic.

Aesthetic experience, it will be argued, vitally informs sport ethics, game logic, and participant meaning. Finally, I will argue that embodying pragmatic conceptions of art as its ideal metaphor re-opens space to best realize the deep potential of sport as a meaningful human practice.

Sport can be both a subject of high aesthetic values and a valid source for our moral education. The philosophy of sport has tended to focus on participation, but this book instead examines the philosophical issues around watching sport4/5(1). A brief comment is made about the relation of sport and art before looking at the nature of sport and the aesthetic perception of it.

Three aspects of sport- the skilful, the dramatic and the good contest — are then phenomenologically analysed as exemplifying both some central features of sport as well as their possibility for yielding different dimensions of aesthetic experience.

sport pages. This is in part because the photographs that accompany the reports do not yield an arresting experience. Although a handball enthusiast, not once have I ever been struck by photo-journalistic spreads of the sport. The aesthetic experience of the game and the joy and excitement of seeing the individual players’ agile movements.

Books shelved as aesthetic: The Secret History by Donna Tartt, Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey by Rup. Kinetic Beauty The Philosophical Aesthetics of Sport.

hyjev. In The Meaning of the Body, Mark Johnson continues his pioneering work on the exciting connections between cognitive science, language, and meaning first begun in the classic Metaphors We Live By. Johnson uses recent research into infant psychology to show how the body generates meaning even before self-consciousness has fully developed.

From there he turns to cognitive neuroscience to .aesthetic necessarily presupposes an object-the body and its movement-it will Both the aesthetic and sport experience are characterized by the structures of time and place. Where sport has its courts, fields, and stadia, art has its stages, canvasses, and concert halls.

And, although it .This paper develops criteria in which sport, from the performer's perspective of the experience, may be considered as an aesthetic experience.

(RC) Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Artists, Athletes, Athletics, Human Body, Motion.