|（1.School of Physical Education，Harbin Normal University，Harbin l50080，China；2.Department of Physical Education，Heilongjiang Institute of Science and Technology，Harbin 150027，China）
Abstract: According to the teaching requirements of the Curriculum Program for the Regular Physical Education Major of Common Institutes of Higher Learning in China and the need to implement the Physical Education and Health Standard in national, local and scholastic curriculum management and physical education teacher cultivation, the authors probed into the opening of a winter outdoor sports course for the physical education major of institutes of higher learning in the northeast region. This winter outdoor sports course is a regional characteristic fully utilized and regional feature packed course, including such contents as ice and snow based sports, ice and snow based games, and extended winter sports, and helpful for students to enhance their physical and mental capacities and to form basic skills for winter outdoor sports. The authors suggested that institutes provided with related conditions open a winter outdoor sports course.
Key words: winter outdoor sports；curriculum resource；physical education teaching；physical education major