The language of bodybuilding

Strong, Jeremy (2003) The language of bodybuilding. Paragraph, 26 (1-2). pp. 163-175. ISSN 0264-8334

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Abstract

Analyzes the specialized language of bodybuilding. Difference of male-on-male spectatorship from sexually objectifying male gaze at the passive female form; Problem with the definition of bodybuilders; Popularity of words prevalent in bodybuilding talk like pecs, abs and quads; Use of anatomical and medical language in bodybuilding.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bodybuilding; Bodybuilders; Medical language; Anatomical language
Subjects: Social sciences > Communication and culture
Depositing User: Rod Pow
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2012 10:52
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2017 15:20
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/292

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