Class Time: Tu-Th (10:00 10:50 am)
Instructor Name: Krista Spina
You are to attend a class at the Rec. Center or any gym/health club. When
you look at the schedule, pick a class you probably would NEVER take
OR would b
KIN 332 Study Guide for Midterm
What is sport sociology and what do sport sociologists do?
How are sport and culture interrelated?
Be able to differentiate
332 Final Exam Study Guide
Chapter 6: Youth Sport
On average, how much time do American kids spend watching TV, playing video games or using a computer
5 hrs 52 min
What are obesity rates among American youth?
Since 1990, youth participation
Race, Ethnicity, and Sport
o Sport in the United States over the last 50 years have changed dramatically with African Americans, Latinos, and Asian athletes with
DEVIANCE AND SPORT
Deviant behavior: Behavior that is
beyond normal behavior; can be good
Underconformity: Breaking the rules, not
adhering to norms
Overconformity: Internalizing the rules to
WHAT IS DEVIANCE ?
Economic and Class Divisions
Social class: The categories of people who share
similar positions in society based on their economic
level, education, occupation, and social interaction.
Social stratification: Refers to a system by which a
society ranks cat
TRENDS IN INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORT
U.S. participation at all-time high in 2013-14 (more
than 55% of students; Texas has most - $)
Most popular sports (by participant numbers)
Boys: Football, track, basketball, baseball, soccer
Girls: Track, basketball, volle
Influence of Coaches
I have come to a frightening conclusion. I am
the decisive element on the playing field. It is
my personal approach that creates the climate.
It is my daily mood that makes the weather. As
a coach, I possess
Religion & Sport
Greek festivals honored gods.
Christian emperor banned sports for their
violence and pagan worship.
American Puritans saw sport as sin.
Muscular Christianity: valued benefits of
physical activity, particularly for men.
Sporting behavior, sportsmanship defined:
The ethical behavior exhibited by a sportsperson
or athlete generally considered to involve:
Participation for the pleasure gained from a fair and
Refusal to take unfair advantage of a situ
Ch. 6 Youth Sport
Jenelle Villalon, Tryna Gonzales, Katia Lozano, Rachel
Hoeft, Madison Kaminski, Amanda Robinson
History of Youth Sport
Current Status of Youth Sport
Changes in Sport Preference
Athlete Organized vs. Adult Org