Date of Award
MSEd in Physical Education
Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education
Dr. Cathy Houston-Wilson
This synthesis will review the benefits of Sport Education on secondary physical education. More specifically, the literature review will review benefits in the topics of enjoyment, activity time and participation, skill increase, content knowledge and motivation. The literature review uses peer-reviewed and scholarly articles in order to examine the benefits in these areas. The literature review points to benefits in all these areas of physical education for secondary students and also provides results to be considered by current and future teachers. Results show that Sport Education can be especially beneficial for low-skilled and amotivated students. Sport Education can increase enjoyment, activity time and participation, skills, content knowledge and motivation. Sport Education provides teachers with a different way of delivering content to students which has the potential to benefit students in multiple areas of learning.
Herrera, Hugo, "A Review of Literature on the Benefits of Sport Education on Secondary Physical Education" (2017). Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Synthesis Projects. 19.