Ageing Women Still Play Games: (Auto)ethnographic Research in a Fitness Intervention
Fitness and youth may have been assets in all cultures and societies. However, with the great advances in medicine and the proliferation of human improvement technologies, a youthful appearance and a healthy body seem to be the obligation of dutiful citizens. With the help of numerous means of enhancement ranging from diet to surgery the dream of eternal youth and perfect health seems to be within reach. Among the multitude of health-related ‘best practices’ physical activities and sport have a special significance. They have been recognised as a powerful ‘anti-ageing medicine’ and are highly recommended as a remedy for numerous problems and afflictions, among them diabetes and obesity, as well as menopausal symptoms and health problems connected with ageing.
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