Sports, Games, and Play: Social and Psychological Viewpoints

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Subject Index

need for, 224-226
seeking, 192-195, 196, 200, 208, 209-210, 212, 213-216, 351
Aesthetics and sports, 184, 189, 190
Affiliation and sports fans, 195
Age and participation in sports, 147-173
Aggression (see alsoRitual aggression)
and alcohol, 295
as ritual, 282, 289
beliefs about, 282-286
catharsis, 186-188, 286-288, 289
and "civilizing process", 283
as communication, 288-289
and crowd composition, 291
disinhibition, 188, 288
and enjoyment of sport, 268-270
among fans, 116, 178, 246, 303
incidence of, 283
and mass media, 284, 288, 295
reducing, 293-295
situational factors, 178
by soccer fans, 178, 246, 291, 303, 318, 319
social construction of, 279-286
and sport, 72-74, 177-178, 242, 279-295
theories of, 323-325
types of, 314-323
American Association for the Advancement of Physical Education, 131
Arousal and sports fans, 179, 185, 195, 288, 363-364
Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women ( AIAW), 135, 137, 141
Atheletes (see alsoSports participation) elderly, 147-173
Attitudes of fans, 290, 294
and intrinsic motivation, 84-106
for success & failure, 114, 215-219, 221-222
Audience (seeCrowd; Fans, Social facilitation)

Baseball (see alsoLittle League baseball) home-field advantage in, 339-341
Basketball, 131, 206-210
home team advantage in, 341-344
"Basking in reflected glory" (seeAchievement seeking) Beliefs about sport, 113-115
Boxing, 211
and violence, 288


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