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Physical Education: Library Resources for Specific PE Topics

About this guide

This guide lists various resources Physical Education faculty may wish to use in their online course. The resources were complied in response to a specific request, so if they don't suit your class, contact an SCC Librarian. We'll collaborate with you to find resources which support your students in their online or on-ground courses.

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Topics from instructor

Below are resources selected by SCC Librarians to support students in researching  the following  Introduction to PE topics:

1.      Philosophical influences that shaped the origins of Physical movement

2.      Historical background of PE (Greece, Rome, dark ages)

3.      American sports history and PE

4.      Pioneer America – games, sports, past times

5.      Amateur sport, Professional sport, sport in education

6.      Sports and PE – World War I and world War II

7.      Title Nine

8.      Olympics – ancient games, modern games

9.      Commercialism of Olympics

10.  How to put together a Lesson Plan

History of PE

1. Philosophical influences that shaped the origins of Physical movement

2. Historical background of PE (Greece, Rome, dark ages)

3. American sports history and PE

4. Pioneer America – games, sports, past times

6. Sports and PE – World War I and world War II

Olympic games; Commercialization of Olympics