Olympic Education

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Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 2008 - Education - 189 pages
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Intended for both teachers and students in schools and colleges, as well as instructors, coaches, and managers in youth sports, this volume examines the 'Olympic Ideal' in modern sports education. It explores what the term "Olympic" really means in the broader context of a variety of sports.
 

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Contents

CONTENTS
8
Olympic Games and Olympic Education
17
Olympic Education and Olympic Pedagogy
24
The Five Steps of the IOC for the Promotion of Olympic Education
30
The Twentieth Century
43
The Promotion of Olympic Education
58
The International Olympic Academy
64
Institutes of Higher Education and Olympic Study Centres
87
Evaluation Studies on Olympic Education
132
Assessment of Olympic Ideals and Achievement Motivation
145
Evaluation of Olympic Education Dissemination Programmes
157
Conclusions
164
Table of Figures
190
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Roland Naul is Professor of Sport Science and Sport Pedagogy at Essen University in Germany.

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