|（1.School of Physical Education，South China Normal University，Guangzhou 510006，China；2.School of Sport and Leisure，Guangdong Ocean University，Zhanjiang 524088，China；3.Department of Physical Education，Huizhou University，Huizhou 516007，China)
Abstract: National fitness development in China nowadays needs to change from expanding scale to improving quality. “Spectator sports” are rich in sports cultural essences, miscellaneous contents and diversified value connota-tions, having a high function on improving national fitness activity quality. In the authors’ opinion, watching sports game performance has a boosting function on uplifting the cultural connotations of national fitness activities, en-riching the sports life conception of the masses, changing the sports lifestyle of the masses, and enhancing lifelong sports practice ability, in the mean time, sports game service can cultivate talents for local mass sports service, and improve local sports public service performance. The harmonious development of “spectator sports” and national fitness activities should be promoted in practice.
Key words: spectator sports；national fitness；lifelong sports；leisure sports