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  1. Phenomenology is Not Phenomenalism. Is There Such a Thing as Phenomenology of Sport?Jan Halák, Ivo Jirásek & Mark Stephen Nesti - 2014 - Acta Gymnica 44 (2):117-129.
    Background: The application of the philosophical mode of investigation called “phenomenology” in the context of sport. Objective: The goal is to show how and why the phenomenological method is very often misused in the sportrelated research. Methods: Interpretation of the key texts, explanation of their meaning. Results: The confrontation of concrete sport-related texts with the original meaning of the key phenomenological notions shows mainly three types of misuse – the confusion of phenomenology with immediacy, with an epistemologically subjectivist stance (phenomenalism), (...)
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    Phenomenology and Sports Psychology: Back To The Things Themselves!Mark Nesti - 2011 - Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 5 (3):285 - 296.
    It is argued that the increasing interest in the use of phenomenological methods in sport psychology could help rescue research in this area from its current obsession with measurement and prediction. Phenomenology proceeds from a very different set of philosophical assumptions from the natural science approach that underlies most research and practice in sport psychology. Phenomenology insists that psychology should focus on meaning and investigate the essence of human experience. The concept of anxiety occupies a central position within phenomenological perspectives (...)
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    Existential Psychology and Sport: Theory and Application.Mark Nesti - 2004 - Routledge.
    The existential approach described by Mark Nesti offers a radical alternative to the cognitive-behavioral model which informs most contemporary applied sports psychology. Whereas standard psychological models of athlete behavior would advocate appropriate "mental skills" training such as visualizing the perfect race to help an athlete overcome performance problems, the existential approach will refer to an athletes unique emotional world to find deeper causes of their limitation. These causes may be only very indirectly linked to the athletes sporting life. Existential sports (...)
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    Theology, Ethics and Transcendence in Sports.S. Jim Parry, Mark Nesti & Nick Watson (eds.) - 2010 - Routledge.
    This book provides an inter-disciplinary examination of the relationship between sport, spirituality and religion.
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  5. Part II Introduction.Mark Nesti - 2010 - In S. J. Parry, Mark Nesti & Nick Watson (eds.), Theology, Ethics, and Transcendence in Sports. Routledge. pp. 103.
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