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Wheelchair Basketball through the lenses of the Sociology of Disability
Kučerová, Klára ; Numerato, Dino (advisor) ; Andresová, Nela (referee)
This bachelor thesis deals with the role of wheelchair basketball in the life of physically "disabled" and with the "disabled" players perception of this sport. This work uses social relational approach to "disability". In the theoretical part, the author deals with the identity of "disabled" and with the relation between the sports environment and "disability". She also introduces a concept of empowerment, benefits of playing wheelchair basketball and associated barriers. The practical part is based on qualitative research, which is conducted using six semi- structured interviews with physically "disabled" wheelchair basketball players. Based on the data analysis, the work concludes that the role of wheelchair basketball has changed from mere sport to important part of personality and life of "disabled". It helps them to handle their "disability" in everyday life and provides them supporting and stable background.
The authority of basketball coaches as perceived by their charges
Srníková, Kateřina ; Numerato, Dino (advisor) ; Tuček, Milan (referee)
This bachelor's thesis focuses on the authority of basketball coaches as perceived by their charges. The data was obtained from players aged 14-19, using a quantitative method and an online questionnaire. The collected data was processed using Microsoft Excel and SPSS. The main objective of the thesis is to find out how charges perceive the authority of their basketball coaches. The thesis identifies various forms of authority found in coaches, determining which form prevails. Based on the information obtained, it is examined how the perception of authority in a coach differs depending on the characteristics of the charge, such as age, gender and education. The thesis also examines the way the coach acts in front of their charges and the way they lead the team. The thesis also describes the influence of parents on the perception of authority. The thesis is divided into six parts, first being the theoretical part, which includes definitions and theoretical foundation for all the concepts mentioned in the thesis. The next parts deal with methodology. This is followed by the empirical part, which deals with the research process itself, the subsequent analysis of the results, their interpretation and evaluation. The last part of the thesis, the conclusion, summarises all the findings and outcomes of...
Amateur volleyball and social capital
Rakovičová, Anna ; Numerato, Dino (advisor) ; Tuček, Milan (referee)
The thesis represents the environment of amateur volleyball and at the same time familiarizes with a concept of social capital. As the environment of amateur volleyball the author chooses seasonal contest Amateur volleyball league. To clarify the concept of social capital, she uses mainly the knowledge from works of sociologists Putnam, Coleman, and Bourdieu. The aim of the thesis is to know the degree of creation and usage of social capital in the environment of amateur volleyball with an emphasis on amateur concepts. Based on selected articles from some works of the mentioned authors, several hypotheses are developed. A sociological survey in the form of a specially compiled questionnaire and subsequent analyzes serves to verify these hypotheses. The analyzes confirmed all the developed hypotheses, namely that the actors included in the group of amateur volleyball players are able to successfully create and use the concept of social capital.
Liminality and career termination among professional ice-hockey players
Neuman, Michal ; Numerato, Dino (advisor) ; Háková, Lucie (referee)
The bachelor thesis deals with the topic of termination of professional ice-hockey career. In particular, it focuses on the period of one's life, which comes after the termination or the decision about the termination of the career. It uses the concept of liminality, which allows focussing on the transition from the sport to post-sport life. Within the analysis, 6 semi- structured qualitative interviews have been done with the former professional ice-hockey players. Those were chosen for different characteristics, for the sample to be miscellaneous. In the transition period, the bachelor thesis focuses on the manifestations of liminality in particular. Those are for example the ambiguity of the individual, the anti-structure, the revaluation, rethinking one's self and the society and the experimenting with the new possibilities, which come to light in this phase of transition. The entry to the new social structure is also dealt with in this thesis. The involvement within the new structure is viewed by the concept of resocialization and the construction of identity. The analysis uses the method of qualitative content analysis with the usage of deductive category application. That means prior formulated categories were used and those were being connected with the text. At the end of this thesis, the...
Media representation of the Czech national identity in the historical TV show DějePIC!
Petrová, Natálie ; Numerato, Dino (advisor) ; Klásková, Markéta (referee)
The bachelor thesis deals with the representation of Czech national identity in the show called DějePIC! (2017). It's a family TV cycle about Czech history. The thesis is based on the assumption, that the media participate on defining the concept. The outcome of this thesis is the analysis of the interpretations of Czech national identity in the chosen show. The analysis focuses mainly at the presentation of symbols, events, personalities and the characteristics of Czech national identity. The aim of this thesis is to answer the question how and in what relations is the Czech national identity presented in the show DějePIC!. In the first part I presented the key theoretical concepts, which are the national identity and the connected collective memory, then medial construction of reality and the forming of national identity in media. The second part of the thesis is empirical, and it consists of the analysis. Due to the nature of the analysis I'm using the qualitative methodology. After the first phase of identifying the base themes, which participate on creating the image of national identity in the show, and after the categorization, I carried out the deeper analysis. The research sample consists of all the 32 episodes of the DějePIC! Show (from September 2017 until December 2018) which are...
Freetime Activity to E-sport: Players Stands Agains Professionalisation of CS:GO
Havrland, Ladislav ; Numerato, Dino (advisor) ; Sedláček, Jakub (referee)
This work focuses on the professionalisation of e-sport, where we watch the transition of playing video games to a professional competitive level. The work is specified in the Counter- Strike video game environment: Global Offensive, which is one of the most eminent e-sport disciplines in terms of number of players and time played by both amateur and professional players. In this work, e-sport is grasped in terms of the professionalization of free-time video game play, where professionalisation means an increase in the number of actors and their mutual influence forming the social network. The subject of the research is the attitude of players to transform the Counter-Strike Global Offensive, where the possibilities of the reactions that the players will choose for this transformation are grounded in A. Hirschman's Exit, Voice and Loyalty theory, which is applied to the Counter-Strike Global Offensive . The research data for this work is analyzed by semi-structured interviews with professional CS players: GO. The starting point of the work is the wider context of the attitudes of professional players and the choice of their strategy in response to the professionalisation of CS: GO.
Self-presentation of Fitness Trainers on Instagram
Shelevaia, Anastasiia ; Numerato, Dino (advisor) ; Krištofič, Peter (referee)
This thesis deals with the topic of self-presentation of the Czech personal fitness trainers on the Instagram. Because of the large expansion of the internet and social networks, for example the Instagram, the form of interpersonal relationships has changed and not only the personal but also the professional ones. Since the idea of offering the goods, services and web services online is spreading, on the Instagram in particular, the need to study this phenomenon has emerged. The objective of this thesis is to provide a look into the phenomenon of the professional self- presentation of fitness trainers in the online world, with the example of the social network Instagram. The theoretical framework for this thesis is the dramaturgical approach of Erving Goffman and his basic terms such as "backstage", "frontstage", "appearance", "special equipment". The practical part of the thesis is based on the content analysis of the profiles of the individual personal fitness trainer on the Instagram and uses visual and text demonstrations from the profiles themselves. The main result of the research is the interpretation of the phenomenon of self-presentation related to the dramaturgical approach, the detection of the similarities and differences between the individual trainers in the forms of presentation in...
Informed and engaged patient: The case of Crohn's disease
Kocelský, David ; Numerato, Dino (advisor) ; Novotná, Hana (referee)
This bachelor's thesis focuses on the relationship between the patient and the doctor, which can be changed by the influence of the Internet and modern technologies. Possible relationship transformation is investigated from the perspective of patients with Crohn's disease. The aim of the work is to find out whether Internet access can affect the relationship between the patient and the doctor. In the theoretical part, there is described the importance of trust, which fulfills an important function in the relationship between the patient and the doctor. Furthermore, the social role of the patient in society and the medical description of Crohn's disease are also clarified here. The results of the thesis are presented and analyzed in the empirical part. The data was gathered through semi structured interviews with six patients with Crohn's disease and two chairmen of patient organizations. The research results did not confirm the assumption that access to the internet may be the cause of a change in the relationship between the patient and the doctor. Respondents interviewed stated that the relationship with their doctor was based on trust, and the information found from the Internet would not be preferred to those provided to them by their doctor.

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