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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(18); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061818.

Research on the Inheritance Path of Sports Intangible Cultural Heritage in Universities—Take Hunan "Meishan Wushu" as an Example


Zhichao Yuan1, Chenggen Peng2, Linlin Yang3

Corresponding Author:
Chenggen Peng

1Woosuk University, 443 Samnye-ro, Samnye-eup, Wanju-gun, Jeollabuk-do, 55338, Republic of Korea

2College of Sports, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha, Hunan, 410128, China

3College of Sports, Hunan International Economics University, Changsha, Hunan, 410205, China


The intangible cultural heritage of sports is a particularly vibrant and expressive subset of intangible cultural heritage, and it represents the wealth of human civilisation. This article uses literature, expert interviews and other methods to analyse the formation and development of the national intangible cultural heritage Meishan Wushu, the realistic dilemma, and the feasibility and difficulty of the development of universities from the perspective of university inheritance. The findings of the study demonstrate that there are significant obstacles to Meishan Wushu's development, such as alterations to the natural ecological setting and a lack of inheritor succession. Then it is suggested that the policy, teacher, and student-centered growth path in the legacy of colleges and universities should be supported in order to support the legacy and development of Meishan Wushu for sports. Lessons can be drawn from the promotion of intangible cultural heritage.


Sports Intangible Cultural Heritage, Traditional National Sports, Meishan Martial Arts

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Zhichao Yuan, Chenggen Peng, Linlin Yang. Research on the Inheritance Path of Sports Intangible Cultural Heritage in Universities—Take Hunan "Meishan Wushu" as an Example. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 18: 104-111. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061818.


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