Sport Philosophy Chapter five
Student Learning Objectives 1. Understand philosophy as a formal field of study of Kinesiology & Physical Education 2. Understand how sport philosophy contributes to the practice of sport & physical education
Continue with SLO’s 3. Understand that philosophy involves asking questions posing challenges searching for deeper meanings 4. Empiricism involves evaluating for factual evidence that can be measured, seen, heard, felt, etc.
Continue with SLO’s • Understand the different branches of philosophy in the area of sport & PE 6. Identify with some philosophers of science, education and physical education
Continue with SLO’s 7. Students should understand the philosophical differences between games & play.
Critical Thinking http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OLPL5p0fMg&feature=related
Five Traditional Branches of Philosophies • Idealism • Realism • Pragmatism • Naturalism • Existentialism
Idealism • Physical Therapist • Reality • Mind & Body
Your Textbook Calls Idealism - Dualism • The modern philosophers call it Dualism
Realism • Personal Trainer • Scientific Laws & Methods
Pragmatism • Athletic Director
Naturalism • Each student’s goals
Your Textbook Ways to understand Body and Mind Materialism Dualism Holism like
DUALISM – Mind & Body Like what type of traditional branch?
Other Philosophies • Inductive Reasoning • Students: • What Inductive reasons make up a sport?
Continue with Other Philosophies • Deductive Reasoning • What deductive reasons you have to believe that chess is not a sport?
Hobbies & Competition Hobbies Competition
Sports & Games • Games are created by: • Textbook – pages 142-143
Play & Duty in Sport • Duty-Like Sport • Oprah • Play- Like Sport • Ms. Duke
What Values are Promoted in Physical Activity Health Related Physical Fitness – Name them Motor Skills – Name Them
Do we as Professionals have Responsibilities? • The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Code of Conduct
Do we as Professionals have Responsibilities? 1. Non- Discriminate 2. What type of conduct? 3. Truthful in what?
Moral Values • High School Physical Education Teacher
Professional Knowledge and Expertise • Ms. Perez Kickboxing Class
Content Relative to Standards Walk- Jog Class • Runners – 10K • Walk-Joggers – 5 Miles • Walkers – 4 Miles
Delivery of Instruction/Information • Master’s Class @ SJSU • San Jose Mercury News Article – • Student Behavior • Professor Behavior
The Way you Treat your Students • Ms. Duke first year at EVC dealing with my Vietnamese students
Would you teach this to your athlete? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzeKiEtp0m0&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByNh-Q5jOic
Should Parents/Athletes /Coaches be allowed to verbally abuse officials? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezZ2ZRfSsLY
George Sheehan • Internationally known as the Runner’s Philosopher in 1970’s & 1980’s • He defined the right brain as philosophic and the left brain as practical.
Dr. George SheehanRunner’s Philosopher • "Fitness has to be fun. If it is not play, there will be no fitness. Play, you see, is the process. Fitness is merely the product. • "Once you have decided that winning isn't everything, you become a winner.“ • http://www.georgesheehan.com/
Ms. Duke Philosophy with the help of George Sheehan • "No matter how old I get, sports remain one of life's most rewarding experiences.My movements become slower and slower, but the experience of the sport is unchanged:each game a drama, each game a challenge, each game stretching me in one way oranother, and each sport movement telling me more about myself and others.”