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Sport in Society

Synopsis
Examines the socio-cultural nature of sports activity in modern society: how individuals progress from early childhood play as a means of socialisation to more organised games and then to more competitive sport in early adolescence; how sport provides a sense of community, entertainment, health, competition and career opportunities; socio-cultural factors and motivational factors that influence participation in physical activity; reasons why people withdraw from physical activity as they grow older; how lack of exercise can cause heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, dperesion and stress; increasing opportunities for sport and exercise; benefits to society of increased sport and physical activity; changing attitudes to sport, gender, race and disabilities.
Language
English
Country
Australia
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 28 min.
Year of production
1997
Availability
Sale; 2001 sale: £35.00 (+VAT +p&p) Coachwise
Subjects
Sports science
Keywords
physical fitness; sports psychology

Production Company

Name

Video Education Australasia

Web
http://www.vea.com.au External site opens in new window
Notes
Acquired by ClickView.

Distributor

Name

Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd

Email
sales@boultonhawker.co.uk
Web
http://www.boultonhawker.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01449 616 200
Fax
01449 677 600
Address
Combs Tannery
Stowmarket
Suffolk
IP14 2EN
Notes
Distributor of over 400 DVDs and videos for use in teaching at GCSE level and above. Particularly strong in science-based subjects which the company used to produce themselves, but now sources from the USA, Canada and Australasia. Titles cover the subject areas of biology, business studies, careers, chemistry, child development & the family, citizenship, design & technology/food technology, English, geography/ecology, home economics, ICT, maths, media studies, PE/sport studies, physics and PSHE. Sale with free preview.
Name

Coachwise Ltd

Web
http://www.1st4sport.com External site opens in new window
Phone
0113 231 1310
Fax
0113 231 9606
Address
Units 2/3 Chelsea Close
Armley
Leeds
LS12 4HW
Notes
Specialists in sports coaching, fitness training and physical education, selling videos, DVDs and CD-ROMs.

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