|（School of Physical Educalion，Chongqing Three Gorges University，Chongqing 404000，China）
Abstract: The reform and development of basic education have caused the change of roles of teachers. Teacher cul-tivation should be carried out in the direction of cultivating research type teachers. At present, in higher physical education major the cultivation of scientific research capability of students is still relatively weak, which is related to such factors as our backward talent cultivation objectives, carrying on of traditional curriculum setup and teach-ing manners, student’s unstable major ideology and lack of academic experiences. Therefore, the author put forward the following measures in order to strengthen the cultivation of scientific research capability of students: as oriented for serving basic education, reform talent cultivation modes; build a curriculum system that meets the need of the development of research type teachers; develop research oriented teaching; boost teacher’s own scientific research capability and performance; build a good academic atmosphere.
Key words: physical education major；research type teachers；scientific research capability of students