Professional Sport as Sub-Culture

  • N. I. Ponomarev


Aim of research — description of modern professional sport as a sub-culture phenomenon. Sub-culture can be thought of as the culture of social community of a group with common specific features. The conception of sub-culture helps us to learn the process of culture differentiation and integration including physical training and different types of athletic activity.


Sport Club Social Defence Professional Sport International Olympic Committee Russian Author 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. I. Ponomarev
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  1. 1.Academy of Physical EducationSt. PetersburgRussia

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