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Ethics, Knowledge and Truth in Sports Research

An Epistemology of Sport

Ethics, Knowledge and Truth in Sports Research
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In this groundbreaking study, Graham McFee argues that sound high-level research into sport requires a sound rationale for one’s methodological choices, and that such a rationale requires an understanding of the connection between the practicalities of researching sport and the philosophical assumptions which underpin them. Drawing on a wide range of examples, from the laboratory to the sports field, McFee explores the concepts of ‘knowledge’ and ‘truth’ in sports research and makes a powerful case for a philosophical deepening of our approach to method and methodology in sport. This book is important reading for all advanced students and researchers working in sport, exercise and related disciplines.

Taylor and Francis; December 2009
224 pages; ISBN 9781135276164
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ISBNs
0203872681
9780203872680
9780415493147
9781135276164
9781135276171