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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2020, Vol. 7, Issue 2, Part D

Harry Crowe buck-pioneer of physical education in India


Author(s): Gauri Shanker Sahu and Pardeep Kumar Panghal

Abstract: Great personality in the field of physical education and sports Harry Crowe Buck was a Physical Education Instructor in the United States of America and in India. Systematic education in the field of physical education came in India when he founded YMCA College of physical education in Chennai in 1920. This college played a key role in the promotion of sports activities across the India. The one year teacher training course including theory, skills and practical training were introduced in primary faces. This college becomes a trend setter in the area of Physical Education and Sports. For this whole credit goes to Harry Crowe Buck. He established the Olympic movement in India. He is also called The Father of Physical Education in India. The main objectives of this paper are to explain the life, introduction and role of Harry Crowe Buck in the field of physical education in Indian sports era.

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Gauri Shanker Sahu and Pardeep Kumar Panghal. Harry Crowe buck-pioneer of physical education in India. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2020; 7(2): 211-213.
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