UA KIN 300 - Medieval Times (7 pages)

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Physical Activity in Medieval Times (history of)


Lecture number:
5
Pages:
7
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Alabama
Course:
Kin 300 - Intro to Kinesiology
Edition:
1

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KIN 300 Lecture 5 Outline of Last Lecture I Rome a The Etruscans b Ancient Rome c Roman Sport i Military Training ii Women and Sport d Roman vs Greeks e Games and Spectacles i Arenas Outline of Current Lecture II Education and Physical Education in Medieval Times III Dark Ages IV Middle Ages V Views of Body VI Religion VII Goals VIII Development IX Physical Education of Peasants X Late Middle Ages XI Scholasticism XII Thomas Aquinas Current Lecture Education and Physical Education in Medieval Times 476 1400 Medieval Times 500 1400 A D or The Dark Middle Ages A time associated with knights in shining armor lavish banquets wandering musicians kings queens bishops monks pilgrims and glorious pageantry Medieval life as depicted by Hollywood seems heroic entertaining and romantic These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute In reality life in the Dark Middle Ages was sometimes all these things as well as harsh uncertain and often dangerous Organized sport and physical education during this era was for the most part non existent save the tournament The Dark Ages 476 900 The collapse of Rome in A D 476 resulted in a state of chaos Civilization deteriorated and entered a bleak period known as the Dark Ages Europe regressed into kingdoms similar to tribal societies The Dark Ages 476 900 Society gradually became feudalistic with castles and walled cities designed by and for people desperate for protection and self preservation Christianity spread throughout the ruins of the Roman Empire The church gradually became both the source of all spiritual solutions and an enormous political and economic power In charge of all aspects of society no separation Only regular engagement in physical activity was work Middle Ages 900 1400 Around 900 people began to emerge from the cultural and intellectual darkness that epitomized the Dark Ages into a time called the Middle Ages



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