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SPMT 547 - Contemporary Sport Society and Globalization

  • 2 credits

Explores the relationship between sport and society with regard for how sport is linked to the socially constructed ideas, structural dynamics of social life, and the impacts of sport globalization on communities and society, more broadly. Graduate standing.


Gylton B. Da Matta
Gylton B. Da Matta

Gylton B. Da Matta Ph.D. is a sports consultant for elite national teams and lecturer for the International Olympic Academy. Dr. Da Matta has earned his doctoral degree in Sports Pedagogy/ Motor Learning researching Expertise Development in Sports at the University of South Carolina, Columbia in 2004. Dr. Da Matta is a member of the International Volleyball Federation technical development committee and is a member of the Olympism for humanities and Youth Olympic study group at the Youth Olympic Sports Academy in Fort Collins. Dr. Da Matta has successfully lectured on the topic of sports expertise in Singapore, Japan, Brazil, Portugal, Denmark, Spain and Argentina.