|Current situation and expectation for the student cultivation of higher education major of sport for all in China
（School of Physical Education and Sport Science，South China Normal University，Guangzhou 510006，China）
Abstract: The paper devotes to draw the line of development of higher education major of sport for all in China, di-vided as three phrases including the initial sprouting period, rapid growth period, and intensive development period. It generalizes the major’s development in both scale and speed, in concerning with institutions’ numbers, types, their geographical positions, and the comparisons with other four majors in sport sciences. It indicates the problems which sport for all major is facing in cultivation aims structure, curriculum formation, and practices in teaching, therefore it gives an analysis the reasons, with corresponding suggestions for improvements. At the last, the paper proposes a future expectation for the major, based on the strategical changing of China’s commitment in building a great sport country in the post-Olympic ages, under the influences from China’s socio-economical development, as well as the major’s expansion feasibility, its main conflicts in major development, and international recognition.
Key words: sport for all；higher education major；student cultivation；higher education；China