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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2023, 5(3); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2023.050306.

A Comparative Study of Early Childhood Sports Policies in China and Korea


Yang Dong

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Yang Dong

Jinshen College, Nanjing Audit University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210023, China


As countries in Asia that attach great importance to sports, China and South Korea also have different development and trends in early childhood sports, and have built more distinctive characteristics and systems. With the convergence of the global educational environment and social environment, various countries have gradually learned from each other in the theoretical discussion and practical research of children's sports, learning from each other's strengths, and jointly promoting the healthy growth of young children. Therefore, the analysis and research of children's sports policies in China and South Korea not only help to improve the decision-making of early childhood education, but also help broaden the vision of early childhood sports research, which is an important strategic issue related to social development. Based on this, this paper first introduces the development of children's sports and related sports policies in China. Then, the development of early childhood sports and related sports policies in Korea was elaborated, and finally based on the comparison of early childhood sports and policies between China and South Korea, the enlightenment of China's early childhood sports development was considered, that is, attention should be paid to accelerating the formulation of regulations related to early childhood education. Actively contribute to and participate in international research and cooperation on early childhood sports; Strengthen the improvement of children's sports software and hardware, so as to better promote the continuous improvement of China's children's sports policies and promote the healthy growth and all-round development of children.


China and South Korea; physical activities for young children; sports policy; revelation

Cite This Paper

Yang Dong. A Comparative Study of Early Childhood Sports Policies in China and Korea. Frontiers in Sport Research (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 3: 34-38. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2023.050306.


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