The Rise of Modern Sport and Physical Education
- Understanding sport and physical activity historical studies
- Descriptive and interpretive historical research using primary and secondary sources.
- Historical research concepts of change, development and progress.
- Comparative studies in historical research.
- Roles and appreciation of sport and physical education history.
- Medieval society and physical education (fifth to twelfth century.)
- Medieval sport.
- Physical education and sport in the Renaissance and Reformation (thirteenth to sixteenth century.)
- Seventeenth century European physical education and sport.
- Eighteenth century European physical education and sport.
- Nineteenth century European physical education and sport.
- Characteristics of modern sport:
- The birth of modern sport in Europe.
- The birth of physical education.
- Social conditions affecting the rise of modern sport and physical education (e.g. social class, religious influences.)
- The rise of organized sport in 1850-1906.
- The changes to physical education at the turn of the century.
- The meeting of sport and physical education in the twentieth century.
- The entry of sport into the school program (1900-1930).
- The development of physical education in Canada:
- American, British and European influences
- Strathcona Trust
- Pioneer leaders
- Post-secondary programs
- Bill C-131
- Historical issues in sport and physical education:
- Sport for girls and women
- Mandatory physical education
- Sport governance and financing
- Selected topics
- International sport in the nineteenth century.
- Rise of the modern Olympic Games.
- Politics and power in international sport.
A combination of lectures, group discussions, student presentations, guest speakers, online modules, online discussions, and a variety of audio-visual aids will be used, including films, slides and charts.
Assessment in this course will be consistent with Douglas College evaluation and assessment policy. The following is presented as a guideline and sample assessment strategy. Alternative forms of assessment, such as comparative studies, web-based guides, or online assessments may be used.
On completion of this course, the student will:
- Be able to situate physical education and sport history studies within:
- the fields of sport science and physical education, and
- the broader field of historical studies
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
Textbooks and other course resources will be selected by the instructor. The following is presented as a sample text.
Mechikoff, R. (2009). A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education. McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Handouts: Additional handouts will be made available to the students throughout the semester via online modules, in class, or on reserve in the library.
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
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|Institution||Transfer Details for SPSC 2381|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG KINS 2XXX (3)|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU HKIN 2XX (3)|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO HMKN 2nd (3)|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV KIN 2nd (3)|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV KIN 161 (3)|