Why theory?

Watch the videos above (The video of DoodleBug and start the audio of the Gang of Four at the about the 15-second mark of the movie) and then read Nealon & Searls Giroux The Theory Toolbox –  Chapter 1: Theory. Both of the following resources are University of Iowa library resources.

Theory Toolbox – Nealon & Searls Giroux

The Theory Toolbox – Chapter 1 – Why Theory?

We see theory applied every day in the world of sport & recreation. It underpins the idea of practice – whether we are talking about sport performance practice, or personal fitness (yoga, aerobics, interval training), or even outdoor recreation. Theory is so prevalent that it often “seems like a natural fact” in our sports lives. Watch the following video with that in mind. Where do theories come from and how is efficiency balanced with case-by-case utility?

 

 

 

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