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Anthropology of sports
Applying anthropology in sports AIIMS to
select best individuals for the sport and position
Designing uniforms shoes equipments
Improving quality of sports persons and their health.
Koherauch 1929. Classified athletes
Slender. Best runner jumpers hurdlers. Bolt
Medium. Boxer ball players and swimmers. Ali
Massive. Vitro was. Weightlifters and wrestlers
Gymnast. Wrestler type. Pentathlon type.
Heavy. Boxing football defender. Ali.
Medium. Javelin throw
Light. basketball high jump. Le bron
Heavy shot put
Light badminton. Pv sindhu
Heavy hockey weightlifting.
Medium gymnastic. Dipa kamarkar.
Light. Jockey. Frankie Dettori
Today VO2 max and cardiovascular indicators are also used
Basketball shoes by Nike and football t-shirts buy Adidas are designed based on anthropometric sizes sweating mechanism m foot shapes.
Videos exercises are designed to target various muscles and areas.
The Anthropology of sport. Carter et al 2017
Sports as a microcosm which involves social cultural political historical context. It is is influenced by nationalism and gender inequality observed.
Cricket is national Pride for India. Some athletes use drugs to win. It there is an industrial complex big brands around sports. Sports fans have totems like bears and foxes. Symbolism and hierarchy.
Gender inequality e women sports are not given adequate attention. Class preface different sports like golf is for the rich.
Instrument of black empowerment. Globalisation and sharing of sports around the globe.