Research on Sports Activities Development in China “Half Past Four School”
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Institute of Physical Education, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an 710119, China
Jinqiao Zhang   

Institute of Physical Education, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an 710119, China
Online publish date: 2017-08-16
Publish date: 2017-08-16
EURASIA J. Math., Sci Tech. Ed 2017;13(8):5165–5172
Objectives: “Half past four School” provides a possibility to link school sports with community sports. Through investigating situations of “Half past four school” sports activities development, the research presents relative suggestions on perfecting a new mode –linkage between school sports and community sports. Methods: field investigation, interviewing, documents literature survey and so on. Results: “Half past four School” may be a junction point between school sports and community sports, which is important for optimizing structural elements of school sports, and promote the students' healthy both physical and mental. There are also several problems in developing sports activities, mainly including fund shortage, insufficient sports playgrounds and facilities, severely inadequate volunteers, demands on further strengthening linkage between school and community. It suggested integrating and utilizing various social resources, improving running conditions of “Half past four School”, establishing a linkage mechanism with universities and constructing a steady group of sports volunteers.
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