Principles of the Olympic movement

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Title: Principles of the Olympic movement
Authors: Durántez Corral, Conrado | Pérez Turpin, José Antonio | Martínez Vidal, Aurora | Mateos Padorno, Covadonga | Martínez Patiño, María José | González Molina, Antonio
Research Group/s: Grupo de Investigación Interdisciplinar en Docencia Universitaria
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Didáctica General y Didácticas Específicas
Keywords: Olympic movement | Values | Principles | Philosophy
Knowledge Area: Educación Física y Deportiva
Issue Date: Jan-2010
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Área de Educación Física y Deporte
Citation: DURÁNTEZ CORRAL, Conrado, et al. “Principles of the Olympic movement”. Journal of human sport and exercise [en línea]. Vol. 5, No. 1 (Jan. 2010), ISSN 1988-5202, pp. 3-14. [consulta: 26 enero 2010]
Abstract: The aim of this article is to clarify, review and reflect on the importance of the Olympic movement main principles on nowadays sporting society. For this purpose, the paper goes through the contents of the Olympic Charter, the threats to humanist thinking, the Olympic Games history and the most recent contributions to the Olympic philosophy. Similarly, this article goes deep on the figure of Pierre de Coubertin as the precursor of modern Olympic Games leading to the development of a relationship between the Olympic phenomenon and the need to establish an ethic conduct that embraces all the sports grandeur. Thus, the contribution of this Olympic education is used, through its principles of peace, personal development, equality and ecology in the next generations to come.
ISSN: 1988-5202
DOI: 10.4100/jhse.2010.51.02
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer Review: si
Appears in Collections:Revistas - Journal of Human Sport and Exercise - 2010, Vol. 5, No. 1
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