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The content of the physical education programs in schools of Europe and Russia


In all countries the physical education in primary and secondary schools is a compulsory course. It is considered how physical culture as a system is implemented in public life. The peculiarities of physical education in the schools of Europe and Russia are revealed. The becoming of the process of physical education of school children in different countries is studied and the comparative analysis is carried out. The attention is paid to the analysis of the programs of physical education in primary and senior grades. At picture 1 the qualitative and quantitative aims are presented, set before physical education in primary and secondary educational institutions. At picture 2 and 3 the most widespread compulsory and facultative types of physical activity are listed (track and field athletics, team sports, gymnastics, health and fitness, swimming, winter team sports and others) in primary and secondary educational institutions of different countries of Europe. In the conclusion the generalization of Russian and European experience is presented and the attention is paid to the problem solving of modern physical education.


physical education; educational programs of physical education; primary and secondary educational institution

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Theory and methods of physical training teaching

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