Short history of bodybuilding

Herlo Julien Narcis: Short history of bodybuilding. In: Fókuszban a sporttudomány és a testnevelés = Focus on sports science and physical education : sportszakmai tanulmány-, és szakcikk gyűjtemény = studies and abstracts from the area of sports sciences research, (4). pp. 14-19. (2017)

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Abstract

In this article we want to achieve an overview of the history of the sport worldwide and national levels. Starting from antiquity, the Middle Ages and reaching nowadays, we see the imprint they have different personalities put on physical activity in general and bodybuilding particularly. A major impact on physical activity had a Friederich Wilhelm Mueller called "the Father of Modern Bodybuilding". Also, the Weider brothers (Joe and Ben) contributed to the development of bodybuilders worldwide movement significantly originally founded the first school of bodybuilding in the world in 1936 for then to develop a real "bodybuilding empire". They opened bodybuilding and fitness rooms, founded the International Federation of Bodybuilders (IFBB) professional competitions held worldwide, edited magazines and papers, opened the production line of nutritional supplements etc. Bodybuilding athlete who brought the spotlight and campaigned for popularizing this sport has been multiple Mister Olympia, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Nationally, a sustained publishing activity in the sphere of bodybuilding have had authors such as Laszlo Szekely, Baroga Lazăr, Dumitru Hâtru, Virgil Alexandru Voicu, etc. Also, major contributions to the development of Romania movement bodybuilders and athletes had Cristian Mihăilescu, Constantin Bebeşelea, Petre Ciorbă, Florin Uceanu and many others.

Item Type: Book Section
Journal or Publication Title: Fókuszban a sporttudomány és a testnevelés = Focus on sports science and physical education : sportszakmai tanulmány-, és szakcikk gyűjtemény = studies and abstracts from the area of sports sciences research
Date: 2017
Volume: 4
ISSN: 2064-5821
ISBN: 978-963-306-565-5
Page Range: pp. 14-19
Series Name: László Ferenc Sporttudományi Kutatóműhely
Language: English
Publisher: SZTE JGYPK Testnevelési és Sporttudományi Intézet
Place of Publication: Szeged
Related URLs: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/75409/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Testépítés, Sport
Additional Information: Bibliogr.: 19. p. ; ill. ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 03. Medical and health sciences
03. Medical and health sciences > 03.03. Health sciences
Date Deposited: 2022. Apr. 26. 10:36
Last Modified: 2022. Apr. 26. 10:36
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/75437

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