고령화시대; 노인채육정책; aging society; sport policy for elders
한국체육정책학회지, v. 8, Page. 121-138
This study sought for the policy task for activating old people`s sport in Korea by comparing and analyzing sport policy for elders and their participation between Korea and German, an advanced nation in sport. The results are as follows. Middle and long term measures integrated must be pursued to activate elder`s sport after an exclusive charge institution for it is established at government level mainly including Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and Ministry of Health and Welfare. After fulfillment of above conditions, following factors based on status an requirement survey of Korea`s sport activity must be reflected in the policy. 1) enlargement of elder`s exclusive sport facilities 2) securing excellent coaches 3)developing and spreading sport program appropriate to elders 4) providing sport equipment 5) continuous and systematic support 6) activating elders` practical sport meeting Especially consideration for elders` sport coaches, the important person for activating elders` sport should be done such as granting certification, proper rewards, systematic cultivation and management through improvement of regulations, and disposition at elders` welfare facilities. Performing simultaneous on-line and off-line policy such as establishment of U-health care system, development and spread of elders` e-sport related to their health and sport activities are also necessary. It can enlarge the extent of elders` sport activities, fulfill various requirements, and contribute to their continuous participation. Therefore the authorities should support them at the level of policy.