The nonverbal behavior of football players: A sociological and psychological study

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Osman Sirj Aldeen
Rasha Abdel Rahman


The relationship among the body, soul and society is not new, but an old relationship as the humanity itself. There are many studies dealt with the body in relation to various sciences, including psychology, sociology and anthropology.

In the modern era, the interest in the sociology and physiology of the body has become a research trend that includes many fields such as communication sciences, folklore and arts. The body has important, expressive and fundamental connotations in expression and nonverbal communication with others, including various movements and gestures as well as the tattoos drawn on different body parts. These have various psychological, cultural and social implications.

Thus, the body represents the other ego of the individual through which he expresses his individual and societal components, and implications that reflect the social and cultural context.

The football game is one of the most popular in the world, followed by many people from different social classes as well as different ages and nationalities. This game has a large audience not only watching the matches, but also follow the movements and emotions of the player and is affected by them as well as follow the details of their personal lives.


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Aldeen, O., & Rahman, R. (2018). The nonverbal behavior of football players: A sociological and psychological study. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 6(6), 132-141.
Author Biographies

Osman Sirj Aldeen, Ajman University, United Arab Emirates

College of Mass Communication and Humanities, Department of sociology &social work

Rasha Abdel Rahman, Ajman University, United Arab Emirates

College of Mass Communication and Humanities, Department of sociology &social work

Researcher in National Center for Examination and Educational Evaluation (NCEEE), Egypt


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