Health, Physical Education And Recreation | History of Sport (3 cr)
K521 | 2060 | Fielding


COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Study of the historical development of sport as an institution in American
society.
Emphasis is placed upon contemporary developments in sport and their
antecedents.  Topics include the health + fitness movement in America,
development of professional sport, the history of the sporting goods
industry, the
commercialization of intercollegiate sport, and the relationship between the
rise of
organized sport and the development of the American city.

TEXTBOOK:
History of American Sport and Wiggins:  Sport in America.
Students will also receive a recommended reading list of special articles
for each
section.

GRADING:
Student grades will be based upon two exams.