Thoughts on the development orientation of Chinese professional sports institutes: reform and development of sports institutes

CHI Jian1

(1.Beijing Sport University, Beijing, China 100084)

【Abstract】In the history of sport academy, there has always been a dispute between “sport” and “teach,” which is a problem of development orientation, and also a problem of dynamic development which needs continuous exploration. In 1950s, the school orientation of the initial stage of China's higher sport academy was mainly based on sports, from which the development needs of our country, education and physical education. Since then, the orientation of sport academy were “attacked” twice, by which the formation of the whole nation system (sports system) from 60 to 70s and the biased education in the development of the “popularization” of higher education. The sport academies faced many difficulties, such as the large and whole of majors, dilution of industry characteristics, dispersion of power and dilution of educational resources. Under the background of deepen comprehensive reform in the fields of sports and higher education, as the industry characteristic universities, how to maintain and strengthen the characteristics of running schools and how to realize the sustainable development was a major issue must to be considered and planed. (1)Adjust and optimize the strategic layout, and actively serve the national strategic needs; (2)Undertake the mission of cultivating elite sports talents in the reorientation of sports system function; (3)Taking sport events as the core, establish the sports discipline system in order to provide intellectual support for the national and industry development; (4)Introduce and promote new projects in order to make contributions to enrich the development of sport events in China. The reform and development of professional sport academy should embody more important value and play a more important role in the historical process of promoting our country from a major sports country to a world sports power.

【Keywords】 professional sport academy; reform and development; sports field; higher education; sports system; education system; personnel training; think tank construction;

【Funds】 Key Project of National Social Sciences Funding in 2015 (No. 15ZDB147)

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CN: 11-3785/G8

Vol 40, No. 01, Pages 1-6

January 2017


Article Outline


  • 1 The school-running orientation in the initial stage of establishing sports institutes: sports-focused
  • 2 “Two impacts” suffered by the school-running orientation of sports institutes
  • 3 Thoughts on the school running of sports institutes in the new era
  • 4 Conclusion
  • References

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