|(1.College of Physical Education,Xuzhou Normal University,Xuzhou 221116,China;2.Shenyang Institute of Physical Education，Shenyang 110032，China)
Abstract: The authors discussed PE teacher’s three functions in accordance with the principle of Function Theory and by referring to research findings in other academic areas. The research on PE teacher’s behavior function includes associated illustration of behavior, observation result of behavior, and expressing form of teacher’s behavior in other environments; the research on PE teacher’s social status function includes social composition,characteristics of labor,and social status; the research on PE teacher’s expectation function includes common expectation and function conflict. Both association and distinction exist in PE teacher’s three functions. Each function represents only one side of a PE teacher.
Key words: PE teacher; social function; behavior function; expectation function; function conflict