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Terrón-Pérez, Marta; Queralt, Ana; Molina-García, Javier; Martínez-Bello, Vladimir E. – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Early childhood education (ECE) institutions may be one place for young children to obtain a significant proportion of their daily physical activity (PA). Even though young children are generally considered to be very active, and recess time is considered an important environmental factor for promoting PA, evidence suggests that young children…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Early Childhood Education, Physical Activity Level
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Marinsek, Miha; Kovac, Marjeta – European Physical Education Review, 2019
This cross-sectional study was designed to identify Slovenian early childhood educators' beliefs concerning the importance of the competencies required to carry out physical education (PE), to identify which of those competencies early childhood educators might lack and to identify which competencies should be developed in the process of…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Early Childhood Teachers, Physical Education, Teacher Competencies
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Petrie, Kirsten; Clarkin-Phillips, Jeanette – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Children's physical education in early childhood settings has always been underpinned by an emphasis on play. This is viewed as foundational for child development (movement education, cognitive growth, socialising functions, emotional development). However, where priorities about childhood obesity prevail, increased 'prevention' efforts have…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries
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Kilborn, Michelle; Lorusso, Jenna; Francis, Nancy – European Physical Education Review, 2016
There has been much international concern about the present and future status of school physical education. Recent research has employed surveys or case studies to examine the status of physical education but there is a dearth of in-depth physical education curriculum document analysis. The aim of this study is to contribute to the international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Curriculum Design, Outcomes of Education
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Powell, Emma; Woodfield, Lorayne A.; Nevill, Alan A. M. – European Physical Education Review, 2016
The overall aim of this study was to assess the diversity of primary school children's physical activity (PA) during outdoor recess. The study was grounded in a mixed method approach, assisting in the identification of multifaceted predictors of children's PA, including insights to social behaviours during break time. Data were obtained from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Primary Education, Elementary School Students, Children
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Jackson-Kersey, Rachel; Spray, Christopher – European Physical Education Review, 2016
Physical educators have a responsibility to create a learning environment that is viewed as supportive of students' psychological needs and which helps reduce amotivation. The aim of the current study was to examine the effects of students' perceived need support on four dimensions of amotivation in physical education (PE) ("deficiency in…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Psychological Needs, Student Motivation, Longitudinal Studies
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Logan, Samuel W.; Robinson, Leah E.; Webster, E. Kipling; Rudisill, Mary E. – European Physical Education Review, 2015
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of two physical education (PE) instructional climates (mastery, performance) on the percentage of time students spent in a) moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and b) management tasks during PE in 2nd-grade students. Forty-eight 2nd graders (mastery, n = 23; performance, n = 25)…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 2, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level
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Sum, Raymond Kim Wai; Dimmock, Clive – European Physical Education Review, 2013
This study investigates the career trajectory of primary school physical education teachers (PSPETs) in Hong Kong. It is focused on the problems arising from apparent overload and the multiple roles of physical education teachers' career development in Hong Kong brought about by education and curriculum reforms. The specific research question is,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers
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Logan, Samuel; Robinson, Leah; Webster, E. Kipling; Barber, Laura – European Physical Education Review, 2013
The purpose of this study was to describe children's engagement during two (high and low) autonomy-based climates. Twenty-five preschool children participated in a nine-week object control skill intervention. Children completed the object control subscale of the Test of Gross Motor Development 2nd Edition and the perceived physical competence…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Learner Engagement, Competence, Psychomotor Skills
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Nielsen, Glen; Pfister, Gertrud; Andersen, Lars Bo – European Physical Education Review, 2011
The purpose of this study was to explore the daily physical activities of Danish children with a focus on describing and explaining gender differences. Accelerometer measurements of physical activity in different contexts, as well as questionnaire data, were collected from more than 500 children at pre-school and later at third grade. The study…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, After School Programs, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences