Children and sports

United States, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “James Michener’s World”.
Narrator, James Michener takes a close look at individual and team sports in the context of children’s involvement. He shows how children’s sport reflects society’s emphasis on achievement. Speaking with parents, coaches, physicians and athletes, Michener weighs the pros and cons of winning vs learning to meet challenges; healthy exercise vs exposure to injury.

Credits

producer/director

Bud Greenspan

production company

Cappy Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:27:44:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33072

Subject categories

Documentary

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Achievement behavior in children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child psychology

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Recreation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Achievement behavior in children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Child psychology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Children - Recreation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Competition (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Exercise

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physical fitness for children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Sports - Physiological aspects

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Children - Recreation

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Accidents and injuries

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Philosophy

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Physiological aspects

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Psychological aspects

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports for children

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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