Sport in the 21st Century (Availability of time, money and sport (Society…
Sport in the 21st Century
Social mobility - changes in wealth, education and occupation over a persons life.
The class system is
, but there are still social divisions.
Young females from working class backgrounds participate in sport less than upper/middle class females.
Rugby - middle class sport
Football - working class - participants and spectators of the same class.
Difference between participation in sport between men and women due to women being
More men participate and spectate in sports
Certain sports are linked to one gender. This can lead to
Female dominated sports: gymnastics/ netball
Male dominated sports: rugby/ football
Increase in female
Law and order
Laws have increased to improve
player and officials safety
The law has also involved the
misuse of drugs, misconduct on and off the field and match fixing.
Legal rights have increased to
participants, officials and spectators.
Comprehensive schools/ national curriculum
GCSEs/A levels/Btec - opportunities to study sport.
University - opportunities to study and play sport competitively.
Availability of time, money and sport
Society has become more
- increased time availability.
Some parts of society have become poorer.
Sport has decreased since 2012.
Participation in sport is higher in the UK than other EU countries.
Most households have a car - easier transportation.
Cheaper air fares - more global sport.