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On the Current Patterns of Sports Life of Jiangnan University Students

Author XuHuaQin
Tutor LiXiang
School Suzhou University
Course Physical Education and Training
Keywords Jiangnan University college students sports life pattern current situation
CLC G807.4
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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At the end of 20th century, our society has moved from traditional society into a new stage-- the modern society. Accompanying with the economic boom is the corresponding improvement of living standard and the increasing demand for material life and spiritual life. In the aspect of sports, people’s enthusiasm for sports activities individually or collectively is higher and higher.College students are assigned with the task of promoting society harmony, so their health, attitude towards sports are closely related to our country’s future. The research on college students’sports life is the requirement and proposition for the all rounded development of college students needed by our times and society. And the research, bearing the characteristics of our times, is also part of how to cultivate and formulate all life long habit for sports. Jiangnan University is located in a developed city–Wuxi and it is a prestigious university belonging to“211 project”with students coming from all over the country. So with the characteristics of its students’sports life at hand , it offers valuable advice to those PE teachers in Wuxi and nationwide hoping to bring about scientific development of college sports.This thesis adopting literature review, interview, questionnaire, mathematical statistics and logical analysis does research on Jiangnan University students’sports life and comes to the conclusion: 1) The awareness of doing sports is quite popular among students but necessary guidance is in need. 2) Sports values of the students are various; the entertainment and body building function of sports are accepted, and the goal of improving sports techniques and social communication gears up the popularity of sports. But there are negative values too, so about 20% students show no enthusiasm to sports at all. 3) Sports consumption, directly influenced by family budget, is accepted by students but it is lower than national level. And the consumption mainly takes the form of sports commodities with little amount of information consumption. 4) The major leisure activities among students are reading, surfing the internet, sports, school or social practice activities. Afternoon to night is considered ideal time for doing sports and students like doing sports for free on campus. The frequency is quite low with the majority exercising once to twice a week and 20% 3 to 4 times a week. The desired activities are those with sports equipment for free and if possible, a professional guidance is preferred. 5) Female preference for sports activities differs from that of male students. Boys show passion for energy demanding sports---basketball. All the students like small ball games and body building activities are welcome by girls. 6) The consciousness of doing regular sports is accepted, but there is more to do about it. At last, a solution to the problems considering sports life in Jiangnan University is offered for the reference of PE teachers.

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