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Facing Irregularities in Sport: Whistleblowing and Watchdog Journalism. The Romanian Case

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The Evaluation of Cohesion in the Sports Groups within a Romanian City

). Sociomotric space, translation in Sport for Children and Youths , no. XXIII, 1975, 3-21 (in Romanian). Parlebas, P. (1976). Activités physiques et éducation motrice , Paris: EPS. Patterson, M.M., Carron, A.V., & Loughead, T.M. (2005). The Influence of Team Norms on the Cohesion-Self-Reported Performance Relationship: A Multi-Level Analysis. Psychology of Sport and Exercise , 6 , 479-493. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2004.04.004 Raven, B.H., & Reitsema, J. (1957). The Effects of Varied Clarity of Group Goal and Group Path upon the Individual and his

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Analyzing Body Values in the Context of Postmodern Youth Education. A Comparative Study Between Italy, Latvia and Romania

Analyzing Body Values in the Context of Postmodern Youth Education. A Comparative Study Between Italy, Latvia and Romania

Nowadays, research on the body and the values it embodies is considered fundamental in the research field of sport studies. There is a correlation between the choice of values preferred by youth and changes taking place in contemporary society. The postmodern society is a society in which body values prevail over all other ones; the type of body values dominant in a capitalist society are mostly those which are connected to the hedonistic, esthetic and emotional dimension of the body itself.

Starting from this background, this study aims to draw the hierarchy of body values, focusing on sport sciences students at Italian, Latvian and Romanian universities, who will be future educators and professionals of body care and well-being in the European society, in order to understand their preferences and the possible cultural differences that can emerge from the three societies.

To carry out the research, a randomized sample of 300 subjects - female and male students (100 per country) - attending first-, second- and third-year sport sciences courses at the University of Rome "Foro Italico", the Latvian Academy of Sport Education in Riga, and Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca were selected.

The students' values hierarchy was obtained through a Likert-scale-based questionnaire adapted and translated into Italian, Latvian and Romanian. The aim of the questionnaire was to detect the level of agreeability or disagreeability shown by each student when presented with words regarding 10 main body values models: biological body; ecological body; instrumental body; dynamic/sporting body, emotional/social body; ethical body; esthetical body; religious body; intellectual body; pleasure body.

The data obtained were statistically processed and compared. The results showed that the hierarchy of body values in young students of sports sciences is broadly in line with those of postmodern society and education, and that there are differences in the perception of values among students due to cultural differences and the traditions of the societies in which they live. The research also highlighted the need to develop a more effective moral education, one that focuses on ethics, in the curricula of the three universities studied.

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The Situation of Young Mothers in Changing Social and Economic Circumstances in Some Eastern European Countries

Társaság [Hungarian Society of Sport Science]. Global Finance Magazine. (2017a). Hungary GDP and Economic Data. Retrieved May 20, 2017, from http://www.gfmag.com/global-data/country-data/hungary-gdp-country-report Global Finance Magazine. (2017b). Romania GDP and Economic Data. Retrieved May 20, 2017, from http://www.gfmag.com/global-data/country-data/romania-gdp-country-repor Global Finance Magazine. (2017c). Slovak Republic GDP and Economic Data. Retrieved May 20, 2017, from https

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Comparative Study on Physical Activity and Back Pain of Young Mothers in Some Eastern European Countries

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Czech and Polish Table Tennis Players of Jewish Origin in International Competition (1926-1957)

References Banus, M. (1957). Romanian Table Tennis Historical . Bukarest: RTTA. Boggan, T. (1999). Historian USTTA . Virginia: Tim Boggan. Bogusz, A. (2007). Dawna Łódź sportowa 1824-1945 /Sport in Old Łódź 1824-1945/ . Łódź: Muzeum Historii Miasta Łodzi. Cennik Centralnej Kooperacji Dostaw Związku Harcerstwa Polskiego /The Price-List of the Central Cooperation of Supplies of the Polish Scouting Union/ (1935). Warsaw. Chwila

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The Significance of Expression through Movement during Educational Process

: Phenomenology, Embodiment, and the Materiality of Music. Ethnomusicology , 46, 3, 487-509. DOI: 10.1177/0309132509103155. Heider, F., Simmel, M. (1944) An experimental study of apparent behavior. American Journal of Psychology , 57, 243-259. Isidori, E., Abele, A., Sandor, J., Ganea, I., V., Taddei, F., & Maulini, C. (2010). Analyzing Body Values in the Context of Postmodern Youth Education. A Comparative Study Between Italy, Latvia and Romania. Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research , 49, 65-71. DOI: 10.2478/v

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Sport and Art: a View on the Worldwide and Connecting Area from the Perspective of Sports Science – or: about the Convergence of Two Worlds

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Psychological and Anthropometric Characteristics of a Hungarian Elite Football Academy’s Players

youth soccer players change with regard to their perceived ability? Series Physical Education and Sport/Science Movement and Health, Ovidius University Annals, Constanta, Romania, 9(1), 18-21. Carling, C., Le Gall, F., Reilly, T. & Williams, A.M. (2009). Do anthropometric and fitness characteristics vary according to birth date distribution in elite youth academy soccer players? Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 19(1), 3-9. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0838.2008.00867. Çetinkalp, C.K. & Turksoy, A. (2011). Goal orientation

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Handball Research: State of the Art

comprises 15 high quality articles (there was a 50% rejection rate) involving researchers and academics from 11 countries (Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Poland, Serbia, and Spain). Each article has been rigorously peer reviewed by at least two referees from 16 countries in addition to the 10 above: Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, France, Greece, Iceland, Malaysia, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, and USA. The refereeing process involved over 50 researchers and 23 institutions

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