The History of Physical Education-Activity, Sport, and Related Disciplines: Stories for the Ages and Lessons from the Legends of Memorable Moments, Events, Trends, Tales, Phenomena, and Famous Women and Men: Their Teams and Times - From The University of Dayton to the Chicago Cubs: Year XI
Nicholas A Cheesman, Molly O Gearin, Astrid Margarita Jetter, Paul Nikolaus Karthan, Andrew M Kramer, Kelly A Mcguire, Colin M Mcmahon, Megan E Nemecek, Christopher J Papalia, John T Schlembach, Connor Patrick Stease, John A Thesing, Evan J Wypasek
The purpose of these studies was to describe and interpret major events, trends, phenomena, and the lives and times of significant individuals in the history of sport and physical education-activity throughout the millennia. At once interesting, inspirational, edifying, and enlightening, the stories told by the Teaching Assistants (N=13) and students (N= 58) of two (2) separate sections of the course HSS 275 - History of Physical Education/Activity and Sport – during the spring semester of 2017 speak powerfully to the transcendent nature of sport and physical activity across all generations, cultures, and topical interests. This year’s project titles include: 1. The History of the Departments of Health-Physical Education and Sport Science at UD: 1850-2016 2. The Tough and Triumphant Life and Times of Tom Blackburn 3. Sweetness and Sadness on the Gridiron - The Life and Times of Walter Payton 4. The Magic Moments and Controversial Calls of the 1975 World Series 5. Running With The Bulls: An Autoethnography of the Most Exciting Sporting Event in the World 6. History of the Chicago Cubs 7. The History of Technology in Umpiring 8. Pursuit to Be the Best: Who is the REAL Richard Sherman 9. The Curse of the Bambino is Broken - The Boston Red Sox and the 2004 World Series 10. Art and Anatomy in Sport and Physical Education 11. History and Success of the University of Dayton Women’s Volleyball Program 12. The History of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) In Football 13. Michael Phelps: The Legacy of the Greatest Swimmer of All-Time These original research projects utilized an array of primary and secondary sources, including interviews, personal narrative, documents, print media, photographs, artifacts, and vintage video to bring alive the past to teach anew life's lessons from the worlds of sport and physical activity to inform, inspire, enlighten, and edify participants in the 2017 Stander Symposium.
Course Project - Undergraduate
George M. DeMarco
Primary Advisor's Department
Health and Sport Science
Stander Symposium project
"The History of Physical Education-Activity, Sport, and Related Disciplines: Stories for the Ages and Lessons from the Legends of Memorable Moments, Events, Trends, Tales, Phenomena, and Famous Women and Men: Their Teams and Times - From The University of Dayton to the Chicago Cubs: Year XI" (2017). Stander Symposium Projects. 1088.