kin 3305 quiz 1

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Physical activity participation rates are most likely to be high in a society when the definition of sport focuses on
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a wide range of physical activities that are pleasurable for participants.
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According to the author in the textbook, culture consists of
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ways of life that people create as they live together.
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What are four ideologies that influence how sports are organized and who controls and participate in them?
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gender ideology, racial ideology, social class ideology, ableist ideology
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To say that sports are social constructions means that the definition of sports may vary from one social and cultural context to another.
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true
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The process of producing knowledge in the sociology of sport involves the use of personal experiences and theories more than social research and social theories.
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false
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Which of the following is not the definition of ethics?
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The process of determining how one should not hold the interests of various stakeholders, taking into account moral values/principles
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Sociology helps us examine
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social life in context.
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Culture refers to ways of life that people create through their interactions with one another.
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true
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Official definitions of sports in the United States emphasize
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formally organized, competitive activities
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Which of the following is LEAST likely to be a concern among sociologists who study sports?
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The motivation and personalities of athletes.
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Which of the following is not one of the three key concepts used in sociology?
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social work
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It is difficult to develop a single definition of sports because
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the organization and meaning of sports vary by culture.
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According to the definition often used by people in North America, sport is an activity that involves
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physical challenges or competitive contests.
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Sports are social constructions. This means that they are
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created by people as they interact with each other
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Social theories are useful and practical because they
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enable us to make sense out of life and learn from our experiences.

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