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Public Service Television and Sports Rights

Paul Smith and Tom Evens

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0043
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The ability of public service broadcasters (PSBs) to bring the nation together with live coverage of major sporting events is even more valuable today. In an era of multi-channel digital television ... More


The Digital Ecology of Elite Sports

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter considers how digital technology has altered the world of elite athletic performance and what this means for the future of sports. It explores how digital technology has become a ... More


The Serious Gamer as Elite Athlete

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter focuses on how the amateur athletic experience is being modified by digital technology and how should inform a re-evaluation of computer culture. It shows how digital gaming is becoming ... More


Digital Spectators in Augmented Realities

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines how spectator encounter digital technology in sport, which reveals a blurring of participation and spectating. It also proposes that spectating is changing through the ... More


Conclusion

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter argues that the integration of digital technology with sport is fast becoming a characteristic of how it is designed, delivered, and experienced. In so doing, it expands our ... More


The Geneticization of Achievement

Helga Nowotny and Giuseppe Testa

in Naked Genes: Reinventing the Human in the Molecular Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262014939
eISBN:
9780262295802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014939.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The striving for the improvement of human capabilities is ancient, yet in the overarching continuity of this striving, the possibility of human genetic enhancement is bringing forth new ... More


Racing’s Public Spaces

Holly Kruse

in Off-Track and Online: The Networked Spaces of Horse Racing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034418
eISBN:
9780262332392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034418.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines embodied, situated practices of horse racing in its uses of public space, starting with an historical overview of how the physical and social structures of contemporary horse ... More


eSports and Television Business in the Digital Economy

Dal Yong Jin

in Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014762
eISBN:
9780262289511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014762.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter examines the development of eSports (electronic sport and the leagues that compete through networked games and related activities). It documents the history of eSports and discusses the ... More


Effortless Motor Learning?: An External Focus of Attention Enhances Movement Effectiveness and Efficiency

Gabriele Wulf and Rebecca Lewthwaite

in Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the effect of external attention resources on effortless movements of individuals and concerned importance in enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of such movements. It ... More


Judging in Practice

Michel Balinski and Rida Laraki

in Majority Judgment: Measuring, Ranking, and Electing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015134
eISBN:
9780262295604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015134.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents mechanisms that help in transforming scores, measures, or grades of judges into the jury’s scores to determine the final rankings in wine, figure skating, diving, and other ... More


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