Sport and international understanding as conceived by élite athletes
This research project was initiated by the Committee of "Mass Media, Sport, International Understanding" of ICSPE (International Council of Sport and Physical Education). Out of the various options for a research theme the Committee gave the priority to the proposal concerning the athletes' conceptions of international sport as related to international understanding. The Committee commissioned professor Kalevi Heinilä from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, to conduct the project.
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