Since 2009, I have in my History and Principles of Physical Education class implemented a cultural assignment in physical education to help students uncover physical activity and wellness practices in different parts of the world. The following is the description of the assignment and a few student examples from the course.
Global cultural assignment directions (PDF).
Sample class presentations (in PDF format).
Sample student papers (note: these versions are ungraded, unfinished, and shown as a guide)