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"It's not about luck": the production of Australian elite athletes

Grace, Anna Jessica

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This thesis examines the mechanisms of athletes’ training to explore the production of Australian elite athletes within a premier national sports training institution in Canberra, Australia. Drawing on the twenty months of ethnographic fieldwork I undertook while living on campus at the institution, this thesis analyses the everyday practices and the numerous training processes of athletes as well as the contributions of coaches and sports science and sports...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/101787

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