The connection to the public's preferred sports analysis and physical education curriculum

Yong-Wook Kim, Jinyoung Han, Kyungtae Jang, Minsam Ko, Jaewoo Park, Seungyup Lim, Jin-Young Lee, Rabiu Muazu Musa
2022 PLoS ONE  
People have their favorite type of sport, but such preferences tend to be shared for nearly a lifetime. How this preference persists remains inconclusive; hence, this study attempts to determine why people have different viewpoints on sports. It is reasonable to infer that these differences arise from differences in culture, occupation, and race. Therefore, we collected the following data and conducted research in Korea, the United States, and Japan, countries with various differences. The
more » ... of sports that people play were collected through surveys and comparisons among sports networks. Namely, "Sport Classification," "The K-12 Physical Education System (textbooks)," "Survey (actual physical activity)," "Simple Notification Service (SNS) Activity" have been examined to deduce the reason why any particular sport is played. Firstly, Korea, the United States, and Japan conduct different physical education courses. Hence, the results affect people's preferences. Secondly, what people post on SNS and their actual physical activities are different. Thirdly, the degree of connection between sports-type varied as well. Lastly, sports that serve the purpose of being regarded as hubs among sports-type were common in Korea, the United States, and Japan.
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0264032 pmid:35294957 pmcid:PMC8926212 fatcat:ha4aodaaofbengzsudkzd4ta5a