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Mid-life Chinese women’s understandings of sporting pain and injury: A non-Western cultural analysis via the Confucian concept of ‘ren’:

Published on Mar 1, 2020in International Review for the Sociology of Sport
· DOI :10.1177/1012690220906389
Lucen Liu (ZJU: Zhejiang University), Richard Pringle13
Estimated H-index: 13
(Monash University)
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This study explored middle-aged Chinese female table tennis players’ experiences of pain and injuries in the context of life in a foreign country (New Zealand). Data were collected in two table ten...
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