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Author David Shields continues discussion on competition

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David Light Shields, PhD, is an affiliate associate professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and author of True Competition: A Guide to Pursuing Excellence in Sport and Society. In this second section of a two-part interview, David shares his views on competition within sport and various other environments by answering the following questions:

  • How may readers apply the information presented in your book?
  • What is an example of true competition in today’s sport world?
  • How does true competition apply to other aspects of society, beyond the sport environment?
  • Do you think elite athletes find it difficult to engage in true competition, given the immense outside pressure they receive?
  • What are your goals in writing True Competition?

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