This study aimed to analyze the research trend related on obesity in physical education in Korea through the keyword network analysis and to establish a basic database for effective design of prospective studies. To achieve it the study crawled co-occured keywords with ‘obesity’ and ‘physical education’ from RISS and analyzed the list from 1990 to 2018. They include 25 journal papers and 38 dissertations. The results are as follows. First, recent 30 years 63 papers published in Korea with ‘Obesity’ and ‘Physical Education’, and there were 144 related keywords. Second, analyzing journals which have ‘Obesity’ and ‘Physical Education’, co-occured keywords in 4 centrality were 24 keywords(student, Korea, prevention, effect, level, body, activation, actual condition, lesson, child, investigation, participation, book, cause, activity, normal, degree, nutrition, physical strength, weight, elementary, light, inquiry, health), and 37 keyword occurred in top 30. Lastly, by CONCOR analysis the result could be divided into 2 clusters. One consists of the object of obesity and its invervention, and the other consists of negative keywords of obesity and its preliminery dimenstion.
Through the result, this study showed the research trend which involves the concept of obesity in physical education in Korea. Through the result, prospective obesity research in physical education in Korea would be promoted.