How have meanings about sport and physical activity changed over time?

How Have Meanings About Sport and Physical Activity Changed Over Time?

Students learn about:

Students learn to:

  • Compare the nature of sport in the 19th century with sport in today’s society. Consider questions such as:
    • How have the meanings of amateur and professional sport changed?
    • How did the meanings of sport differ for different social groups?
    • How did women’s and men’s sports participation differ and why?
  • Analyse the consequences for various sports as they have adopted a business focus.

Extract from PDHPE Stage 6 Syllabus. © 2009 Board of Studies NSW.