Joint Seminar ‘The Olympic Movement for the Future’
The Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences at the University of Tsukuba and the Faculty of Physical Education at the Srinakharinwirot University in Thailand signed a partnership agreement in 2014. As a first step of the partnership, a joint seminar entitled ‘The Olympic Movement for the Future’ was organized on April 2nd at the University of Tsukuba.
Dr. Hisashi Sanada, Provost of the School of Health and Physical Education, delivered a lecture on the history of Japan and the Olympic Games and Olympic Education in Japan and he challenged the audience with some quizzes related to the Olympic Games.
The following lecture delivered by Dr. Supranee Kwanboonchan, Dean of the Faculty of Physical Education at the Srinakharinwirot University was about the history of sports in Thailand, relation to the Olympic Games, traditional sports of Thailand such as Muay Thai and Krabi Krabong. She also introduced the newly opened Sports Museum at the university.