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Kerr, Catherine; Smith, Lindsey; Charman, Sarah; Harvey, Stephen; Savory, Louise; Fairclough, Stuart; Govus, Andrew – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Children's engagement in physical activity of a vigorous intensity or higher is more effective at promoting cardiorespiratory fitness than moderate physical activity. It remains unclear how higher intensity physical activity varies between days when schoolchildren participate in physical education (PE) and non-PE days. The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activity Level, Life Style, Incidence
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Hilland, Toni; Ridgers, Nicola; Stratton, Gareth; Knowles, Zoe; Fairclough, Stuart – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Predisposing factors of perceived physical education (PE) ability and perceived PE worth within the Youth Physical Activity Promotion Model are positively associated with young people's daily physical activity. The aim of this study was to qualitatively investigate the origins of students' perceived PE ability (perceived competence and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Academic Ability, Adolescents, Minimum Competency Testing
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Smith, Lindsey; Harvey, Stephen; Savory, Louise; Fairclough, Stuart; Kozub, Stephen; Kerr, Catherine – European Physical Education Review, 2015
The purpose of this study was to independently determine the levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and self-determined motivation of both boys and girls as they participated in prolonged units of invasion games (i.e. 6-12 lessons) through two pedagogical models: direct instruction and the tactical games model (TGM). It was…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Gender Differences, Direct Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Roberts, Simon; Fairclough, Stuart – European Physical Education Review, 2012
The primary purpose of this study was to develop and validate a System for Observing the Teaching of Games in Physical Education (SOTG-PE). Primary pilot testing of the SOTG-PE was conducted in a large, selective, all-boys secondary school in the north-west of England. Two hundred and eighty three pupils aged 11-16 volunteered as participants for…
Descriptors: Expertise, Physical Education, Observation, Testing
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Fairclough, Stuart; Hilland, Toni; Stratton, Gareth; Ridgers, Nicola – European Physical Education Review, 2012
The study purpose was to investigate predictive associations between adolescent girls' motivational predispositions to physical education (PE) and habitual physical activity. Two hundred girls (age 13.1 [plus or minus] 0.6 years) completed the Physical Education Predisposition Scale and the Physical Activity Questionnaire for Older Children.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Body Composition, Physical Activities, Females
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Roberts, Simon; Fairclough, Stuart – European Physical Education Review, 2011
This purpose of this study was to examine student activity, lesson contexts and teacher interactions during secondary school physical education, using a recently validated systematic observation instrument termed the System for Observing the Teaching of Games in Physical Education (SOTG-PE). Thirty, single-gender high school (11-16 years) physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Observation, Teacher Role, Interaction
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Nicaise, Virginie; Cogerino, Genevieve; Fairclough, Stuart; Bois, Julien; Davis, Kathryn – European Physical Education Review, 2007
Previous research conducted in both classroom and physical education (PE) settings has examined the impact of student gender on teacher-student interactions. The purpose of this study was to extend this line of research by analysing the influence of student gender and different types of physical activity on the frequency and nature of teacher…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Physical Education, Racquet Sports, Physical Activities