• Hadži Miloš Vidaković Faculty for Sport and Physical Education, University in Priština, Leposavić, Serbia
  • Vladimir K. Miletić Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Željko M. Rajković Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Belgrade, Serbia



alienation, physical activity, spirit, soul


Sport accomplishes humanity and acquires godliness. The culture of the spirit is in the service of bodily culture, which is why the sport is a great human victory over the ground, the road, the plot, the spiritual desert and the futility of culture without a cult. Sport in its pure form is not only a form of meaningless ritual, physical enjoyment, emphasis, form of idolatry, and fetishism, although it is obvious that sport is pushing into an abyss of total bodily activity. Sport is the answer to the innate man’s need to examine and move the boundaries of his own abilities and to deal with physical and mental activities that bring a sense of fulfilment and satisfaction in human life. Undoubted is the contribution of sports in creating work habits and in combating the alienation of people and other negative phenomena. Sport brings joy and builds complete personalities with healthy feelings, able to cope with the most difficult problems that life brings. Between the body and spirit there is a permanent connection and mutual effect. All that is happening in the soul of man during his life is essential and necessary and in the most intimate way connected with the life of the spirit, in which all the acts of the soul and the body are imprinted in it. The basic postulates of religion and sport are very close. Both in sport and in religion, a person wants and tends to feel better and be better. In doing so, it is advisable to follow the famous saying: “In the victory not be extoled, in defeat not be humiliated”. There are more and more doctors of science, but fewer scientists, more and more scientific papers, but less and less practical applicability of these... Unfortunately, schools and teachers teach pupils to repeat learned, instead of learning them to think and contemplate. The seemingly noble challenge ‘CITIUS, ALTIUS, FORTIUS‘- FASTER, HIGHER, STRONGER can forget the man and the God in athletes.


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How to Cite

Vidaković, H. M., K. Miletić, V., & M. Rajković, Željko. (2024). THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL VIEW ON HUMAN BODY AND SPORTS FROM THE CONSTANTINE THE GREAT TO NOWADAYS. SCIENCE International Journal, 3(2), 15–20.