Exploring the Relationship between Pedagogy and Physical Cultural Studies: The Case of New Health Imperatives in Schools

Emma Rich
2011 Sociology of Sport Journal  
This paper explores how we might better engage with pedagogy as a feature of the growing field of Physical Cultural Studies (Andrews, 2006) . It is promulgated that pedagogy and physical culture, as disciplines, may benefit from a much stronger dialogical engagement. In progressing these discussions, the paper draws on the case of the current interest in what is putatively described as a childhood obesity epidemic, to illustrate how physical cultural practices relating to "health" produce
more » ... pedagogy which speaks to a complex interplay of political, social and technological relationships.
doi:10.1123/ssj.28.1.64 fatcat:oxshhwpnfbdvja6ztrxdugeyq4