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Sport
SPORT ( British English ) or SPORTS ( American English ) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators. Usually the contest or game is between two sides, each attempting to exceed the other. Some sports allow a tie game; others provide tie-breaking methods , to ensure one winner and one loser. A number of such two-sided contests may be arranged in a tournament producing a champion . Many sports leagues make an annual champion by arranging games in a regular sports season , followed in some cases by playoffs . Hundreds of sports exist, from those between single contestants, through to those with hundreds of simultaneous participants, either in teams or competing as individuals
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Sport (other)
SPORT is organised or unorganised recreation. Today it usually implies competition, usually implies following rules, and often means competitive sports and games . Originally in English, SPORT is leisure , as in hunting or fishing wildlife for entertainment rather than for subsistence or for the market. See sport, etymology and meaning
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Childhood
CHILDHOOD is the age span ranging from birth to adolescence . According to Piaget\'s theory of cognitive development , childhood consists of two stages: preoperational stage and concrete operational stage. In developmental psychology , childhood is divided up into the developmental stages of toddlerhood (learning to walk), early childhood (play age), middle childhood (school age), and adolescence (puberty through post-puberty). Various childhood factors could affect a person's attitude formation. The concept of childhood emerged during the 17th and 18th centuries, particularly through the educational theories of the philosopher John Locke and the growth of books for and about children
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Association Football
ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL, more commonly known as FOOTBALL or SOCCER, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball . It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by getting the ball into the opposing goal. Players are not allowed to touch the ball with their hands or arms while it is in play, unless they are goalkeepers (and then only when within their penalty area ). Other players mainly use their feet to strike or pass the ball, but may also use their head or torso. The team that scores the most goals by the end of the match wins. If the score is level at the end of the game, either a draw is declared or the game goes into extra time or a penalty shootout depending on the format of the competition
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Team Sport
A TEAM SPORT includes any sport which involves two or more players working together towards a shared objective. A team sport is an activity in which individuals are organized into opposing teams which compete to win. Examples are basketball , volleyball , water polo , handball , lacrosse , cricket , baseball , and the various forms of football and hockey . CONTENTS * 1 Overview * 2 History * 3 Olympic team sports * 4 See also * 5 References OVERVIEW Team
Team
sports are practiced between opposing teams, where the players interact directly and simultaneously between them to achieve an objective. The objective generally involves teammates facilitating the movement of a ball or similar object in accordance with a set of rules, in order to score points. The meaning of a "team sport" has been disputed in recent years. Some types of sports have different objectives or rules than "traditional" team sports
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Physical Fitness
PHYSICAL FITNESS is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports , occupations and daily activities. Physical fitness
Physical fitness
is generally achieved through proper nutrition , moderate-vigorous physical exercise , and sufficient rest. Before the industrial revolution, fitness was defined as the capacity to carry out the day’s activities without undue fatigue. However, with automation and changes in lifestyles physical fitness is now considered a measure of the body's ability to function efficiently and effectively in work and leisure activities, to be healthy , to resist hypokinetic diseases , and to meet emergency situations
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Social Actions
In sociology , SOCIAL ACTION, also known as "WEBERIAN SOCIAL ACTION", refers to an act which takes into account the actions and reactions of individuals (or 'agents '). According to Max Weber
Max Weber
, "an Action is 'social' if the acting individual takes account of the behavior of others and is thereby oriented in its course" (Secher 1962 ). CONTENTS * 1 Max Weber
Max Weber
* 2 Types * 3 See also * 4 Further reading * 5 References MAX WEBERThe basic concept was primarily developed in the non-positivist theory of Max Weber
Max Weber
to observe how human behaviors relate to cause and effect in the social realm. For Weber, sociology is the study of society and behavior and must therefore look at the heart of interaction
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British English
BRITISH ENGLISH is the English language as spoken and written in the United Kingdom . Variations exist in formal, written English in the United Kingdom. For example, the adjective _wee_ is almost exclusively used in parts of Scotland and Ireland , and occasionally Yorkshire , whereas _little_ is predominant elsewhere. Nevertheless, there is a meaningful degree of uniformity in written English within the United Kingdom, and this could be described by the term British English. The forms of spoken English, however, vary considerably more than in most other areas of the world where English is spoken, so a uniform concept of British English is more difficult to apply to the spoken language
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American English
AMERICAN ENGLISH (AME, AE, AMENG, USENG, EN-US ), sometimes called UNITED STATES ENGLISH or U.S. ENGLISH, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States . English is the most widely spoken language in the United States and is the common language used by the federal government, considered the _de facto _ language of the country because of its widespread use. English has been given official status by 32 of the 50 state governments. As an example, while both Spanish and English have equivalent status in the local courts of Puerto Rico , under federal law, English is the official language for any matters being referred to the United States district court for the territory. The use of English in the United States is a result of British colonization of the Americas
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Competition
COMPETITION is, in general, a contest or rivalry between two or more entities, organisms, animals, individuals, economic groups or social groups, etc., for territory , a niche, for scarce resources , goods, for mates, for prestige, recognition , for awards , for group or social status, or for leadership and profit . It arises whenever at least two parties strive for a goal which cannot be shared, where one's gain is the other's loss (a zero-sum game ). Competition occurs naturally between living organisms which co-exist in the same environment . For example, animals compete over water supplies, food, mates, and other biological resources . Humans usually compete for food and mates, though when these needs are met deep rivalries often arise over the pursuit of wealth , power, prestige, and fame . Competition is often considered to be the opposite of cooperation , however in the real world, mixtures of cooperation and competition are the norm
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Physical Activity
PHYSICAL EXERCISE is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. It is performed for various reasons, including increasing growth and development, preventing aging, strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system , honing athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance, and also enjoyment. Frequent and regular physical exercise boosts the immune system and helps prevent "diseases of affluence " such as cardiovascular disease , type 2 diabetes , and obesity . It may also help prevent stress and depression , increase quality of sleep and act as a non-pharmaceutical sleep aid to treat diseases such as insomnia , help promote or maintain positive self-esteem , improve mental health, maintain steady digestion and treat constipation and gas, regulate fertility health, and augment an individual's sex appeal or body image, which has been found to be linked with higher levels of self-esteem
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Game
A GAME is a structured form of play , usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool. Games are distinct from work , which is usually carried out for remuneration, and from art , which is more often an expression of aesthetic or ideological elements. However, the distinction is not clear-cut, and many games are also considered to be work (such as professional players of spectator sports or games) or art (such as jigsaw puzzles or games involving an artistic layout such as Mahjong , solitaire , or some video games ). Games are sometimes played purely for entertainment, sometimes for achievement or reward as well. They can be played alone, in teams, or online; by amateurs or by professionals. The players may have an audience of non-players, such as when people are entertained by watching a chess championship
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Entertainment
ENTERTAINMENT is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience , or gives pleasure and delight. It can be an idea or a task, but is more likely to be one of the activities or events that have developed over thousands of years specifically for the purpose of keeping an audience's attention. Although people's attention is held by different things, because individuals have different preferences in entertainment, most forms are recognisable and familiar. Storytelling , music , drama , dance , and different kinds of performance exist in all cultures, were supported in royal courts , developed into sophisticated forms and over time became available to all citizens. The process has been accelerated in modern times by an entertainment industry that records and sells entertainment products
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Tie-breaking Methods
To DRAW or TIE is to finish a competition with identical or inconclusive results. Draw is usually used in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Commonwealth of Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
(except in Canada) and it is usually used for sports such as association football and Australian rules football . In cricket , a draw and a tie are two different things. Ties or draws are possible in some, but not all, sports and games. Such an outcome, sometimes referred to as deadlock, can occur in politics, business, and wherever there are different factions regarding an issue
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Tournament
A TOURNAMENT is a competition involving a relatively large number of competitors, all participating in a sport or game . More specifically, the term may be used in either of two overlapping senses: * One or more competitions held at a single venue and concentrated into a relatively short time interval. * A competition involving multiple matches, each involving a subset of the competitors, with the overall tournament winner determined based on the combined results of these individual matches. These are common in those sports and games where each match must involve a small number of competitors: often precisely two, as in most team sports , racket sports and combat sports , many card games and board games , and many forms of competitive debating . Such tournaments allow large numbers to compete against each other in spite of the restriction on numbers in a single match.These two senses are distinct
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Champion
A CHAMPION (from the late Latin _campio_) is the victor in a challenge, contest or competition . There can be a territorial pyramid of championships, e.g. local, regional / provincial, state, national, continental and world championships, and even further (artificial) divisions at one or more of these levels, as in soccer . Their champions can be accordingly styled, e.g. national champion, world champion. CONTENTS * 1 Meaning * 2 World champion * 3 References * 4 External links MEANINGIn certain disciplines, there are specific titles for champions, either descriptive, as the baspehlivan in Turkish oil wrestling, yokozuna in Japanese sumo wrestling ; or copied from real life, such as the _koning_ and _keizer_ ('king' and 'emperor') in traditional archery competitions (not just national, also at lower levels) in the Low Countries. _ Final Day of the 2009 season, Fitzroy celebrate their first championship in nine years
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