(1.Office of the Party Committee，Zhengzhou University of Light Industry，Zhengzhou 450002，China；2.School of Physical Education，Zhengzhou University of Light Industry，Zhengzhou 450002，China)
Abstract: Using the method of literature and logical analysis, guided by Xi Jinping's important exposition on sports in the new era, combined with existing problems in current physical education teaching in universities, this paper probes into the implementation on reform of physical education teaching in universities from the aspect of new di-rection, new connotation and new measures. The research holds that Xi Jinping's important exposition on sports in the new era not only gives more social expectation and responsibilities of the times, fully demonstrating the peo-ple’s nature of Xi Jinping’s concept of sports in the new era and being a measure for china to actively participate in global health governance, but also inherits and improves sports values of Marxism, fully embodying new ideas, new thoughts and new strategies of the Party and the government to govern the country and administrate the politics, which lays the foundation for the rapid development of sports and points out the direction for the reform of physical education teaching in universities in China. Under the guidance of Xi Jinping’s thought of “Big Health Concept”, the reform of physical education teaching in universities should strive to improve the political position of the re-form, and to dig deep into the ideological and political elements of physical education courses in universities; fo-cusing on “acquiring well, diligently practicing, regularly competing”, in order to highlight comprehensiveness and integration of physical education teaching in universities; from the beginning of “strengthening foundation, empha-sizing connotation, fulfilling weakness, setting standards and building system”, improving the guarantee level of physical education teaching in universities, and striving for forming a new system of physical education teaching in universities in the new era, which pays attention to comprehensiveness, stressing the foundation and features, di-versely and collaboratively educating minds and offering the support by the innovation of science and technology.
Key words: school physical education；reform of physical education teaching；universities；Xi Jinping’s important exposition on sports in the new era