European Traditions that Impacted
Early US Education and Sport
British Sporting Traditions
Sports divided along class lines
The sports builds character idea
Scholastic sport (team sports in
ATHLETIC TRAINING AT
WHAT IS AN ATHLETIC TRAINER?
Allied Healthcare professional educated and
skilled in meeting the healthcare needs of the
physically active individual
Athletes (adolescent; high school; college;
The Mission of Kinesiology- the school of kinesiology Is concerned with the
many aspects of human movement and its application to physical activity and
the quality of life. Faculty members are dedicated to a broad understanding
Philosophical Positions of
Two opposing ideas of thought:
Both held the mind in high esteem, but they
differed on the position and importance of the
Man should have a balanced program
harmonious balance among spiritu
No other civilization embraced athletic
competition and intellectual development as
did the ancient Greeks.
Influence for this foundation is from
Egyptians, the people of Crete, and possibly
the Phoenicians (Middle East). The extent of
The Roman Empire (27 BC - 400 AD)
Rome trailed Greece by around
Grew through military conquests.
Eventually ruled most of Europe
and N. Africa.
Class based society (patricians,
School of Kinesiology
Dr. Chad Seifried
Facilities & Legal
Aspects of Sport
Teaches KIN 3800,
KIN 4513 and in
Dr. Dee Jacobsen
Experience as H.S.