The Challenge of Change in Physical Education: Chelsea College of Physical Education


This text presents a history of PE in specialist women's colleges. Taking Chelsea College as an extended case study, the book looks back at 100 years of social, political and educational development comparing six women's colleges and tracing their impact on PE teaching. The book also looks at the Heads of colleges, the impact on women's rights with regard to training and professional careers, the development of the PE curriculum, and more the diversification of courses such as sports science and leisure studies.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1999


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