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Research & Investigations in Sports Medicine

Sport Psychology: Issues and Importance- An Anthropological Overview

  • Open or CloseAbhijit Das*

    Department of Anthropology, West Bengal State University, India

    *Corresponding author:Abhijit Das, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, West Bengal State University, Barasat, Kolkata-700 126, India

Submission: February 19, 2021;Published: March 22, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/RISM.2021.07.000666

ISSN: 2577-1914
Volume7 Issue4


According to the anthropologist’s games and sports are basically recreational patterns of culture in society. As the sporting events always need specific health and mind, sports are bio-cultural issue, too. Every performance in the specific sport event requires the preparation of health and mind, both have a psychological basis. It is worth mentioning that myths and superstitious about sport performance almost always have a psychological issue. There are lots of examples support this inseparable truth. A male player would not share until his team loses. A coach wears the same shirt to all games.

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