ERIC Number: ED109125
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Physical Education in the School Curriculum. ICHPER International Questionnaire Report Part 1, 1967-1968 Revision.
International Council on Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.
This study gives an overview of the organization, scope, and content of the school physical education programs provided for boys and girls at primary, intermediate, and secondary school levels around the world. Part 1 contains information supplied by respondents in 81 countries on the following points: (a) major objectives of physical education, (b) activities in the physical education program, (c) physical performance examinations, (d) physical education syllabus and textbooks, (e) sports and games program sponsored by the schools outside of school hours, (f) major problems in physical education, and (g) changes, trends, and developments in the physical education curriculum. Part 2 is composed of three charts depicting the information given by the country respondents on (a) provisions for and teaching of physical education, (b) time devoted to physical education and costume requirement, and (c) school and community facilities used in the physical education program. The appendix consists of a compilation of activities provided for children in the physical education programs in 72 countries. (Author/JS)
Descriptors: Athletics, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Physical Education Facilities, Questionnaires, Secondary Education, Surveys
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Publications-Sales, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Council on Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.