While such a catastrophic injury is thankfully rare in cricket, nevertheless, pain, injury and bodily disruption are widespread and often normalized within sport and physical cultural domains, where a ‘culture of risk’ can be argued to prevail. Adopting a transdisciplinary approach commensurate with PCS, this chapter explores some of the extant sociological, anthropological, and social psychological research on active embodiment in relation to injured, pained and disrupted bodies. From the myriad different approaches available in researching this area, here I focus upon the impact of identity disruption and the role of ‘identity work’ in dealing with the injured body in the physical cultural context of distance running, drawing on data from two automethodological projects.
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Here’s another example. Aaron Nola of the Philadelphia Phillies has a worse ERA (2.28) than deGrom, a lower quality start percentage (83 vs. 78 percent) and strikes out far fewer batters per plate appearance (25 percent), yet he has twice as many wins (12) as deGrom thanks to a higher rate of run support (4.1 per start).
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