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ERIC Number: ED084222
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Aug-24
Pages: 11
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[Relations Between Sport and Education.]
Maheu, Rene
This paper deals with the role of sports in the educational process. The following points are discussed: a) sport as relaxation, b) sport as an exercise in self-control, and c) sport as a builder of character. Based on these points, the concept of automatic incorporation of physical education in the classroom is presented, with emphasis on the reform in the field of education which would encompass "lifelong education." The summation of the paper stresses a) the educational potential of sport, b) the involvement of both individual freedom and communion with man in the field of sport, c) the promotion of health and happiness, and d) the combination of education and sport in a changing society. (BRB)
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Note: Speech given before the Scientific Congress convened by the Organizing Committee for the Games of the 20th Olympiad, Munich (Germany) August 24, 1972