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Title: Tracking the Origins of Physical Education in Argentina and Australia
Contributor(s): Scharagrodsky, Pablo Ariel (author); Varea, Valeria  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2016
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2016.1218331
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/19968
Abstract: The origins of sports in Argentina and Australia have been widely investigated. However, little research has been conducted to investigate the origins of Physical Education (PE). This paper explores the origins of PE in both Argentina and Australia. It first describes the general social context and the education system for both countries. Then, it explores the foundations of PE as a school subject and as a university degree in Argentina and Australia. Finally, it compares the origins of PE in both countries. The research reveals how these two countries share similarities and differ in regard to the origins of PE both as a school subject and as a university degree.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: The International Journal of the History of Sport, 33(8), p. 777-796
Publisher: Routledge
Place of Publication: United Kingdom
ISSN: 0952-3367
1743-9035
Field of Research (FOR): 110699 Human Movement and Sports Science not elsewhere classified
130210 Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy
130103 Higher Education
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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