KPER 1500: Foundations of Physical Education and Kinesiology Physical Literacy & Play October 4, 2018 Course Instructors: Dr. Sarah Teetzel & Dr. Jonathan Singer Contact info: [email protected] a Regular office hours: Tuesdays, 10:00- noon or by appointment Office location: Frank Kennedy 112
Plan for Today 1. Finish movement domains 2. Analyze the history, growth, and applications of physical literacy 3. Assess the value of play 4. Examine barriers to play
Reminder: Assignment 2 Resources KPER 1500 Assignment 2 (Course outline & assignments folder) Assignment #2 FAQ (Assignment resources folder) September 20 Lecture notes (Lecture notes folder)
Studying the Sociocultural • Critical sport studies • Sport history • Philosophy of sport • Sport ethics • Sport management • Sociology of sport • Movement pedagogy • Play Still to come before the midterm • Sport psychology • Movement intelligence • Motor control and learning transition to the biosciences
Reflection on our Assumptions About Sport Sports are “open to everyone” Sport is an avenue for (athletic) success Winners are determined by merit Sport is (or should be) a “ level playing field ”
Identity Categories Ability Age Ethnicity Gender Race Sexual orientation Social class Categories of Social Analysis – “Identities” Access to physical activity/recreation al opportunities and the power to shape them
Ability, Disabilities, and Sport Canadian inspirations: Terry Fox’s marathon of hope (1980) and Rich Hansen’s man in motion tour (1985- 1987) Changed media attitudes toward covering sport for athletes with disabilities Paralympic Games since 1960, but support and coverage only since Sydney 2000 Special Olympics since 1968, still little support or coverage beyond volunteer network KPER 3100: Inclusive Physical Activity and Leisure
Homophobia and Heterosexism in Sport High-performance sport has a history of hegemonic masculinity and femininity ideals that discriminated against LGBTQ+ athletes In response, the Gay Games were created in 1982 to provide a safe space for competition, rejecting exclusion and qualification Accompanied by a cultural festival since 1990 (Vancouver) OutGames created in 2006 in Montreal after Gay Games’ administrators rescinded an agreement for Montreal to host and gave the Games to Chicago
Ageism in Sport Recognition that sport opportunities decrease as people age and public programs need to include options for older adults World Masters Games held since 1985 with first in Toronto Age categories start at 27, many with enforced qualification standards
Intersectionality Refers to overlapping and interdependent systems of disadvantage and discrimination created by interconnected social categories UNESCO International Charter of Physical
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