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Chapter 33: Sport Education: A View of the Research

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Sport Education: A View of the Research
Sport education: A view of the research

Sport education is a model of curriculum and instruction, which attempts to incorporate many of the features of authentic sport in an effort to offer a culturally relevant and inclusive sport experience for children and youth. The purpose of this chapter is to present a review of empirical research and published professional work concerning the sport education curriculum model. Recent developments are included and suggestions for further research agendas/lines of inquiry are offered.

Brief Historical Perspective

The model of curriculum and instruction known as “sport education” was conceived by Daryl Siedentop in the United States. As the following will attest Siedentop's conception of sport learning and teaching has extended to many parts of the ...

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