|（1.College of Physical Education and Health & Research Base of Physical Education and Teaching in Shanghai “Lide Shuren” Key Research Base of Humanity and Social Science of East China Normal University，Shanghai 200241，China；2.Department of Human Sciences，College of Education & Human Ecology of Ohio State University，Ohio，Columbus 43210，US)
Abstract: From such perspectives as conceptions and cultivation objectives, curriculum setup, teacher team con-struction and student practical experience cultivation etc, the authors dissected physical education major of world famous Ohio State University in the United States. The results indicate the followings: physical education major of this university has established such cultivation conceptions as academy, cultural sensitivity, experience, personality, social benefit and social reconstruction, devoted itself to cultivating global physical education professionals; its cur-riculum setup emphasizes the study of general education courses, mainly promotes students’ basic cultural makings; the major values the study of courses in physical education category, so as to solidify students’ physical education major foundation; the overall teacher team is first class, conducive to cultivating high caliber future physical educa-tion teachers; the major emphasizes multi-culture fusion, having adaptive physical education features; by establish-ing the “Learning to Teaching Physical Education” program, the major values students’ learning of disciplinary content knowledge, emphasizes practical application of physical education curriculum modes, so as to cultivate stu-dents’ practical experience. The reform and development of physical education major of this university plays a very good role of inspiration in the construction of physical education major in China.
Key words: school physical education；physical education major；Ohio State University