Issues in Physical Education: Historical, Philosophical & Social


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How is physical education described today?

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1. Which of the following issues occurred in 1972, prohibiting sexual discrimination?

2. All of the following are social issues in physical education, EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These quiz questions will center around some of the issues in physical education. You'll be required to know about key subjects like a modern description of physical education and an issue that happened in 1972 to prevent sexual discrimination.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The multiple-choice questions will also cover these physical education topics:

  • Social issues in this discipline
  • How physical education teachers can make sure they're teaching age-appropriate skills
  • Modifications to accommodate a student in a wheelchair

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an appropriate description of today's physical education
  • Making connections - use your understanding of physical education instruction and connect it to methods to ensure age-appropriateness
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an issue related to physical education that happened in 1972 in order to prevent sexual discrimination and examples of other social issues in physical education

Additional Learning

Learn more about physical education with the accompanying text/video lesson called Issues in Physical Education: Historical, Philosophical & Social. These topics will be the focus of the lesson:

  • Importance of physical education
  • History of physical education throughout the 20th century
  • Physical education benefits
  • Goals within physical education standards