Scholar physical education and gender relationships: different ways to participate and to risk concerning classes subjects

Liane Aparecida Roveran Uchoga Helena Altmann About the authors


This paper summarizes the results from a master's degree dissertation. Here, we sought to understand how the gender relationships inside different physical education subjects, and if this subject diversification interferes in gender relationships and boys and girls engagement during classes. Through an ethnographic research at two schools located in Campinas city region, it was observed scholar physical education classes. The analysis indicates that boys and girls deal in a different way in learning new movements and practices. Also, we conclude that boys used to risk more and seemed more self confident during activities.

Gender; Physical education; Subjects; School

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