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Moving not staying still in time to the zone

Woodward, Kath (2017). Moving not staying still in time to the zone. In: Jordan, Timothy; McClure, Brigid and Woodward, Kath eds. Culture Identity and Intense Performativity. Innovations in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Creative Arts, 4. London: Routledge, pp. 160–173.

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Time and temporality are central to being in the zone. Along with harmony and synchrony, the experience of the zone, whether individual or collective is located within a time when everything comes together in a moment, even if the moment is immeasurable and often experienced as timeless. This chapter explores the phenomenon and experience of the zone in boxing, as a powerfully enfleshed sport in which the zone is frequently invoked, both positively and negatively.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2017 The Author
ISBN: 1-138-18592-2, 978-1-138-18592-0
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Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Being in the Zone: the Importance of Culture to Peak Performance in Sport, Arts and WorkAH/J012920/1AHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council)
Keywords: in the zone; boxing; time; temporality;timelessness; contingent; enfleshed
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Sociology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
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Item ID: 49065
Depositing User: Kath Woodward
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2017 16:02
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2019 04:51
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