Course Description

PHED.2101 - History of Physical Education and Sports (2)
Reviews the reciprocal relationship between sport and America's dominant social and cultural themes from the colonial period to the present. Explores the foundations on which modern American sports were laid and the social forces which led to the organization and institutionalization of amateur, intercollegiate, and professional sports. Includes an examination of the ways in which ethnic heritage, race, socio-economic class, and gender intersect with the social institution of American sport.

Course Outline - History of Physical Education and Sports [pdf]