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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/08/2001   
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SPORT AND RECREATION is the study of sport, recreational and leisure activities, their role in society, and the development of recreational and leisure programmes.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of principles of coaching, teaching, instructing, guiding, participating, officiating and programming sport and recreation activities and the rules and regulations governing them.

Courses in Narrow Field 0921 Sport and Recreation develop skills in:
. advising people on recreation and leisure programmes suitable to their age, gender, fitness level and lifestyle
. developing recreation and leisure programmes for individuals, groups and communities
. leading people in recreation and leisure programmes in a safe and supportive manner

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

092101  Sport and Recreation Activities
092103  Sports Coaching, Officiating and Instruction
092199  Sport and Recreation, n.e.c.


Physical education teacher training. This is included in Detailed Field 070199 Teacher Education, n.e.c.
Human movement studies. This is included in Detailed Field 069903 Human Movement.

092101 Sport and Recreation Activities

Sport and Recreation Activities is the study of the theory and practice of participating in various sporting and recreational activities.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. individual sports
. outdoor recreation and adventure based activities
. team sports

092103 Sports Coaching, Officiating and Instruction

Sports Coaching, Officiating and Instruction is the study of the techniques for coaching and instructing individuals and teams in various sporting activities. It includes studying the techniques of officiating at various sporting events.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. fitness programme development
. fitness training
. recreation leadership
. sport rules and regulations
. coaching techniques and strategies


Sport psychology. This is included in Detailed Field 090701 Psychology.

092199 Sport and Recreation, n.e.c.

This detailed field includes all Sport and Recreation not elsewhere classified.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. recreation and leisure programme development

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