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ERIC Number: ED148791
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 184
Abstractor: N/A
Team Dynamics. Essays in the Sociology and Social Psychology of Sport Including Methodological and Epistemological Issues.
Lenk, Hans
This document contains nine essays on the sociology and social psychology of team dynamics, including methodological and epistemological issues involved in such study. Essay titles are: (1) Conflict and Achievement in Top Athletic Teams--Sociometric Structures of Racing Eight Oar Crews; (2) Top Performance Despite Internal Conflict--An Antithesis to a Hypothesis Widely Held in Sociological Functioning; (3) Subjective Assessments of Achievement and Sociometric Choices in World Champion Eight Crews; (4) Surrender of Defensive and Value Layers in the Case of Top-Class Oarsmen Under Socio-Dramatic Simulated Stress; (5) "Authoritarian" or "Democratic" Style of Coaching?; (6) Total or Partial Engagement?--Changes Regarding the Social and the Personal Ties with the Sport Club; (7) Trees, Tournaments, and Sociometric Graphs--Applicability of Mathematical Theory of Graphs in Sport Sociology; (8) Epistemological Problems and the Personality and Social Systems in Social Psychology of Sport; and (9) Against the New Socio-Philosophical Criticism of Athletics and Achievement. (MJB)
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
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