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2011 | 12 | 2 | 203-207
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Corporality, Sport and Erotica

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The article analyzes interrelations that exist between sport and eroticism. It rejects the propagation of sex through sport and the propagation of sport through sex. The author of the paper asks the question whether erotica is a phenomenon which only recently is valued in sports or whether it is a epiphenomenon. We believe that the topic "corporality, sport and erotica" could be discussed from various aspects, the esthetical, ethical, philosophical, psychological, sociological, sexological, gender and commercial could be included. We can say beforehand that the esthetical aspect plays the largest role when addressing such a topic. Both eroticism and beauty are important categories of esthetics. A naked and exposed body (when considering sport and athletes) can often express much more than a covered body. The naked body has the ability to show the dynamics of sports both authentically and truthfully. Erotica in sport, as it is portrayed through the rules and esthetical nature of each individual sport and through the accepted taste and norms of both athletes and spectators, can be considered a cultural relic of sport itself.
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12
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2
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203-207
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published
1 - 6 - 2011
online
21 - 6 - 2011
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  • Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_v10038-011-0020-z
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