Item description for Mortal Engines: The Science of Performance and Dehumanization of Sport by John Hoberman...
In this reprint of a classic originally published in 1992, John Hoberman dissects the modern sports establishments of Europe and America and shows how a community of mutually dependent interest groups combine to promote continued scientific experiments despite futile efforts by Olympic authorities to enforce their sanctions on those who violate the ban on illicit drugs. Hoberman also reflects on the future of sport as we enter a new era of unprecedented developments in genetic engineering and hormonal manipulation, with important implications for the science of human performance. Great sport begins where good health ends Bertolt Brecht.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Publisher The Blackburn Press
ISBN 1930665377 ISBN13 9781930665378
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More About John Hoberman
Hoberman, the author of Mortal Engines: The Science of Performance and Dehumanization of Sport, lives in Austin, Texas.