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