KPER 1500: Foundations of Physical Education and Kinesiology October 2, 2018 Movement Domains October 2, 2018 Course Instructors: Dr. Sarah Teetzel & Dr. Jonathan Singer Contact info: [email protected] Regular office hours: Tuesdays, 10:00-noon or by appointment Office location: Frank Kennedy 112
Plan for Today 1. Key messages from chapter 19 (sport management) 2. Updates to chapter 20 (social issues in sport) 3. Introduction to physical education and movement domains
Sport Management Key Points From folk games to professional sport, the organization and delivery of sport is complex and multifaceted Beyond health and wellness benefits, sport is spectacle, drama, and business Commercial sport became a mediated experience with the growth of the sport media nexus Media plays a role in “constructing” our understanding of events
For More Sport Management and Culture of Sport REC 2170 Introduction to Sport Management This course provides an introduction to sport management focusing primarily on North American sport. This course gives students an introduction to basic management functions and how they relate to sport management at the community, interscholastic, intercollegiate and professional levels. Pre- requisite: KPER 1400 or PERS 1400
From Sport Management to Sport Sociology “Sport sociology studies sports as parts of social and cultural life. For example, why have sports in particular groups been organized in certain ways? And how are sports related to important spheres of social life, such as politics, the economy, family, education, and the media?” (Klavora, 2018, p. 458) Sport management Sport sociology
Key Points From Thurs. Sport must account for diversity and diverse bodies (race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, and ability) Social meanings and the experiences associated with participation for diverse groups are directly related to ideology and power in society Dominant beliefs and values can be reproduced and reinforced within sport, but we can also challenge them to serve as a landscape for social transformation and increased ____________, ____________, and _____________________
Key Points From Thurs. “Deviant behaviour” describes actions outside of the norm Understandings and interpretations of the sport ethic can lead to underconformity and overconformity Both can pose risks to athletes and traditions of sport Over conformity tied to the sport media nexus
Sociology of Sport, continued Women sometimes still play by, or are held to, different, often “second-class” rules and expectations Despite impressive progress, women’s sport continues to face exclusions: 1) objectification 2) opportunities 3) media coverage
The Female Apologetic A term of sociocultural analysis originating in the 1970s = A strategy some athletes employ to negotiate the unfeminine demands of achieving athletic excellence with heteronormative cultural expectations of femininity Recent study of women’s rugby players highlighted examples of athletes both adhering to and challenging apologetic behaviours (Hardy, 2014)
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