oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Will to win: Sport - too high a price?
|Article Title||Will to win: Sport - too high a price?|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Apr 2005|
|Pages||8 - 9|
|Keyword(s)||Addictive jogging, Arthritis, Endorphins, Heart attacks, Injury rate, Joint trouble, Muscular problems, Narcotic-like painkillers, Sports medicine and Taking risks|
Sport. What is sport? My Oxford Concise Dictionary defines sport as ""amusement, diversion, fun"". Today, let us face it, it is a huge industry, employing highly paid performers who compete with one another not only sportingly but financially. To win means wealth, to lose poverty. The result is an intensification of competition, a development which has permeated sport from top to bottom, from international professional contests to games in junior schools.
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