GCSE Socio-cultural Influences

Covering sociological aspects of sport including finance, organisation, governing bodies, participation, women in sport, professionalism and the media.

This section looks at the role of spectators in sport and what happens when it all goes wrong!

Some sports need really good (and often expensive) facilities (such as ice skating and swimming). Others don't really need any facilities (such as cross country running), although having some facilities can make these sports easier, such as changing rooms and showers etc.

The aim of this lesson is to learn the history of the Olympic games and what it means to be a host city (Equivalent to UK GCSE Physical Education)

The aim of this lesson is to learn about international sporting competitions, their advantages and disadvantages and the attitudes of different countries (Equivalent to UK GCSE Physical Education)

The aim of this lesson is to learn the differences between professional and amateur sports people (Equivalent to UK GCSE Physical Education)