Flashcards in Chapter 19 - Physical Activity and Sport Issues Deck (77)
true or false: female athletes enjoy greater financial rewards than male athletes today
FALSE: male athletes still enjoy greater financial rewards than female athletes
what happened at the 1996, UNs 4th world conference on women?
-increased efforts to provide sports opportunities
-new efforts to promote education, health and human right for females all over the world
true or false: womens sports are still not covered as often or with the same detail as mens sports
involves reference to physical traits BUT is based on meanings that people have given to those particular physical traits
-not based on physical traits
-based on characteristics associated with cultural traditions and background
a socially identified group that experiences discrimination and suffers social disadvantages
the black athlete - view of the past
-only white athletes were allowed to play on major league baseball teams
-black athletes played in negro leagues
who was the first black baseball player to play in the major leagues (1947)?
what were the 2 major concerns of native peoples with respect to sports?
1) equity concerns (bottom of social ladder, lack financial resources, sports facilities, coaching and sporting event opportunities)
2) cultural concerns
(maintenance of culture values in sports e.g., snow snake or lacross e.g, inclusion and sharing (vs competition))
what are 3 derogatory words for disabled
crippled, handicapped, retarded
who was the first north american athlete to "come out"? (1976)
-formed in 1982
-people of all sexual orientations are welcomed
what is the key philosophy of gay games?
participation, support, inclusiveness, enjoyment
why were older adults discouraged from participating in sport?
1) developmental theory
2) old medical practice
is there a greater emphasis on illness prevention or treatment?
is there a bigger emphasis on involvement in participation sports or performance sports?