LECTURE 2A: Physical Activity in the Community
recognize the body, PA and health as social construction (we give
form and meaning as we live our lives)
Power is invested in social construction
there are aspects of our live that are socially constructive. What it
mean is we give form and meaning to phenomenon/practices as
we life out lives with one another
can change over time and place
must be studied with connection and relation to social,
economic and political processes.
ex. volleyball - people created the rules around the tournament.
No sport came to us 'as is.' Sport it created and regulated by
people - 'codified.' Important people and powerful people have
created the rules - people of higher socio-economic status.
Most sport we've created by men for men.
Power and Power Relations
we are untrusted in understanding why is someones way of doing
something is the way of doing something
the power to invest meaning is power to inf