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Examines in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Review on Sport for Semiotic Area of Culture

  • Open or Close Klimov Mikhail Yuryevich*

    Associate Professor, Department of Physical Education, Russia

    *Corresponding author: Klimov Mikhail Yuryevich, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Education, Russia

Submission: December 12, 2018 Published: March 07, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/EPMR.2019.02.000535

ISSN: 2637-7934
Volume2 Issue2


According to the definition of Umberto Eco, semiology is examining all facts of culture as a sign system, assuming that it is really it, being thus also phenomenon of communication [1]. The purpose of this work is to research sport as a phenomenon of sign communication and its place in semiotic area of culture. Sport is a conditional, gaming system, containing communicative sign system, having no practical, domestic significance. This implies the following definition: sport is a corporal competition by strictly defined rules with the aim to determine the winner. It is the body, which forming a meaningful gesture, represents the main and special content of sport as a semiotic system.

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