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

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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.