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 Marianists to the Moderns: Year 13 - Section 1
The purpose of these studies was to describe/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. Interesting, inspirational, edifying, and enlightening, the stories told by the Teaching Assistants, and Professor of two (2) separate sections of the course HSS 275 - History of Physical Education/Activity and Sport – during the spring semester of 2019 speak powerfully to the transcendent and essential nature of sport and physical education/activity across all generations, cultures, and disciplinary interests. This year’s project titles include: 1. The History of the Department of Health-Physical Education-Sport Science at UD: 1850-2019 2. The Life and Times of Legendary UD Physical Education Alumnus and Tennis Coach Linda O’Keefe 3. John F. Kennedy’s Influence on Physical Fitness and Sport: 1960-1963 4. Patriot Behind the Plate: The Life and Times of American League Umpire Larry Barnett and the Story of his Dedicated Service to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) 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 attendees of the 2019 Stander Symposium.
George M DeMarco
Primary Advisor's Department
Health and Sport Science
Stander Symposium poster
"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 Marianists to the Moderns: Year 13 - Section 1" (2019). Stander Symposium Posters. 1697.