JSHR is a multidisciplinary journal that features investigations, studies, and reviews on current topics in sports, physical activity, health and education.

Cachón-Zagalaz, J.; Rodrigo-Conde Salazar, M.; Campoy-Aranda, T.J.; Linares-Girela, D.; Zagalaz-Sánchez, M.L. (2012). Futsal and education. A collective sport learning for schoolchildren Journal of Sport and Health Research, 4(3):245-254. .



Introduction: Look for the origin of FS, its entrenchment as collective sports, space, players and rules that make it an easy-to-practice by schoolchildren, to influence values and competencies that develops in young game features.

Methods: Historical-descriptive study that begins with a review of the literature search for documentation and the most representative authors contributions enable us to achieve our goals. Later performs a content analysis on the basis that are taught in schools in physical education classes for developing the teaching- learning of the FS.

Results & Discussion: While played prior to the early 20th century, all specialized authors agree that, as now known, had its origin in Uruguay, in 1930, when the professor Ceriani, noting as young people played with great passion to this game in recesses, which began to call "indoor- foot-ball", set times and rules, playing in a stadium of basquetball with five players per team.

Conclusion: The FS is an easy practice in schools, sport because it requires less space and limited equipment. School children (boys) feels very attracted by this sport. Spain is the sport that has more Federative tabs.



Futsal, education, sports game, team sports.


Journal of Sport and Health Research - 2009