May 16, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

MD 217 - The Modern Olympic Games


The purpose of this course is to critically examine the Olympic Games from multiple perspectives including the history, politics, economics, and cultural impact of the modern Olympic movement, as well as the athlete experience. We will also explore the development of the Paralympics and adapted sport. We will discuss and analyze the events of the most recent years(or concurrent) Olympic and Paralympics and compare these events to scholarly works.

Credits: 3