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Lee, Ye Hoon – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Grounded upon the conservation of resources theory, this study sought to examine the relationships between the three emotional labor strategies, teacher burnout, and turnover intention among physical education teachers. A total of 613 high-school physical education teachers from 47 states across the United States completed online questionnaires…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Faculty Mobility, Secondary School Teachers, Physical Education
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Ding, Haiyong; Chen, Ang – European Physical Education Review, 2019
There are substantial differences between the Chinese and US education systems. One difference is in the design and use of assessment due to differences in educational policies. This study described the differences in student learning outcomes, instructional approaches, and learner motivation in physical education as consequences of the policies…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Hanrahan, Stephanie; Rynne, Steven; Beckman, Emma; Rossi, Tony – European Physical Education Review, 2019
In its contemporary form, sport for development has been positioned as an important part of strategic policy for a variety of governmental and sporting organisations. One area that has been targeted by governments and a variety of sporting partners has been the impact of sport on non-communicable diseases (NCDs, sometimes colloquially referred to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level, Athletics, Child Behavior
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Mygind, Laerke; Kryger, Tine; Sidenius, Gry; Schipperijn, Jasper; Bentsen, Peter – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Since children spend a large proportion of their time in institutional settings such as schools, health promotion researchers have identified this as an important setting to promote physical activity (PA). Apart from physical education, PA could be integrated into the school curriculum in other ways. Therefore, the aim of this study was to examine…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Museums, Elementary School Students, Physical Activity Level
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Philpot, Rod Allan – European Physical Education Review, 2019
For some time now many teacher educators have recognised the need to address issues of social justice and inequality. The challenge of teaching increasingly diverse student populations has led teacher educators to consider practices and pedagogies that move beyond a technical orientation. One of the alternate paradigms, critical teacher education,…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Social Justice, Physical Education
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Cheung, Peggy – European Physical Education Review, 2019
School-based physical activity (PA), including activity during physical education (PE) lessons and after-school hours, is a possible opportunity for increasing children's daily PA. The purposes of this study were (a) to compare children's school-based PA levels during PE lessons and after-school hours and (b) to examine whether there is a…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Education, Child Health, Health Behavior
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Bowles, Richard; Chróinín, Déirdre Ní; Murtagh, Elaine – European Physical Education Review, 2019
The provision of regular physical activity opportunities has the potential to have positive health benefits for children. This study used qualitative interviews and focus groups to examine the experiences of two Irish primary school communities as they worked to attain an Active School Flag. The data suggest that engagement in this formal physical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities, Health Behavior
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Viciana, Jesús; Mayorga-Vega, Daniel; Parra-Saldías, Maribel – European Physical Education Review, 2019
All Latin-American countries are affected by the lack of physical activity and its consequences on youth. Chile's population has shown troublingly low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. This is the first study using objectively measured physical activity levels in Chilean adolescents. The objectives were to compare the compliance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Adolescents, Physical Activity Level
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Potdevin, François; Jomin-Moronval, Sophie; Pelayo, Patrick; Dekerle, Jeanne – European Physical Education Review, 2019
The aim of this study was to ascertain whether performance in a series of water safety tests, in clothed and swimsuit conditions, were dependent on the swim stroke that beginners selected for traversing maximal distance. A total of 45 children (9.6 ± 1.6 years) involved in a learning programme were asked to complete six tests to: travel their…
Descriptors: Aquatic Sports, Performance, Accident Prevention, Safety Education
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Alfrey, Laura; Gard, Michael – European Physical Education Review, 2019
This paper explores the ways in which figurational sociology can offer a useful lens through which to understand the ongoing use of fitness testing as a means to physically educate young people. We contribute to a theoretical discussion around how physical education teachers have come to think about and enact fitness testing so pervasively.…
Descriptors: Incidence, Physical Fitness, Physical Education Teachers, Tests
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Sato, Takahiro; Walton-Fisette, Jennifer; Kim, Insook – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Public schools in the United States (US) have become more linguistically diverse. With the rise of English as a global language, English Language Learners (ELLs) experience "transnationalism", which requires them to gain a critical and reflective knowledge of diverse cultures and the valuing of a new language and culture. Many teachers…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Physical Education Teachers, English Language Learners, Case Studies
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Duncan, Michael; Cunningham, Anna; Eyre, Emma – European Physical Education Review, 2019
This study examined the effect of a six week combined movement and story-telling intervention on motor competence and naming vocabulary in British pre-schoolers. Using a cluster randomised design, three pre-school classes were allocated to one of a combined movement and story-telling intervention (n = 22), or a movement only (n = 25) or…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Intervention, Motor Development, Psychomotor Skills
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Wheeler, Sharon; Green, Ken; Thurston, Miranda – European Physical Education Review, 2019
This paper reports on the patterns of participation in organised sports of youngsters coming towards the end of primary school, with a view to identifying emergent sporting habits in relation to social class gradients. The data for the study were generated via 90 semi-structured interviews with parents and children from 62 families. The data…
Descriptors: Social Class, Elementary School Students, Parent Attitudes, Team Sports
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Timken, Gay; McNamee, Jeff; Coste, Sarah – European Physical Education Review, 2019
School-based physical education (PE) is the most efficient and cost-effective means of increasing girls' physical activity. Therefore, this project used a health club (HC) approach to alter a high school PE experience for 17 grade nine girls (M age = 14.6 ± 0.49). As part of a larger mixed-methods study, this qualitative element gauged adolescent…
Descriptors: Females, Grade 9, Physical Education, Physical Activity Level
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Merrem, Anne M.; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D. – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Studies of prospective physical education teachers' (PPETs') acculturation have been useful in terms of facilitating the development of effective physical education teacher education (PETE) programmes because they provide teacher education faculty with a description of incoming recruits' values and beliefs and an understanding of how these values…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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