(1.Key Laboratory of Adolescent Health Assessment and Exercise Intervention of Ministry of Education，East China Normal University，Shanghai 200241，China；2.School of Physical Education and Health，East China Normal University，Shanghai 200241，China)
Abstract: Using the methods of literature and interview, this study compares the training programs of sport training majors in 8 Chinese and American universities, aiming to perfect the training programs of sports training majors in Chinese universities, and provide new ideas for training sports training professional talents who can adapt to the development of the times and social needs. The study found that American colleges and universities have a more pragmatic training goal, and the establishment of public compulsory courses paying more attention to the cultivation of humanities and scientific literacy, and the credit study emphasizing the process evaluation, and the professional practice class adopting "the early practice, the multi-practice" way, as well as the strict monitoring to the training process by them. All these mentioned above especially is worthy of drawing lessons for our country.
Key words: school physical education；sport training majors；training programs；training goal；curriculum setting