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SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT & PHYSICAL FITNESS
This course examines the social dimensions of sport and physical activity. The sociological perspective is used to analyze how sport is shaped by the family, the school system, socioeconomic class and cultural background. Issues to be considered include; sport as entertainment; violence, competition and injury; and sport and gender.
Prerequisite(s): 1.0 from Sociology courses at the 1000 level.