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Syrmpas, Ioannis; Chen, Senlin; Pasco, Denis; Digelidis, Nikolaos – European Physical Education Review, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine Greek preservice physical education (PE) teachers' presuppositions, beliefs and mental models about the reproduction and production teaching styles. The participants were 16 preservice PE teachers (10 males, six females). A qualitative methodology was used with data collected using semi-structured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Schemata (Cognition)
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Adamakis, Manolis; Zounhia, Katerina – European Physical Education Review, 2016
Most national Physical Education (PE) curriculums worldwide are based on a variety of outcome goals. The most important are physical activity and fitness, self-actualization, motor skill development and social development. Capturing PE Teacher Education pre-service teachers' beliefs toward these outcomes may offer a useful insight into the process…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies
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Delidou, Eleni; Matsouka, Ourania; Nikolaidis, Christos – European Physical Education Review, 2016
Children's physical activity (PA) is increasingly restricted by the fast pace of modern life. Schools are the opportune setting in which to increase PA during daily recess. The purpose of this study was to record the degree of PA of 6th grade primary school students during recess and determine whether the playground size and available equipment…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Playgrounds, Equipment, Playground Activities
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Syrmpas, Ioannis; Digelidis, Nikolaos; Watt, Anthony – European Physical Education Review, 2016
The main purpose of the present study was to examine Greek physical education (PE) teachers' self-reported use of the Spectrum of teaching styles and their perceptions of the benefits of adopting these styles for their students. An additional goal was to explore the teachers' perceived ability to implement these teaching approaches. The…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
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Mouratidis, Athanasios; Barkoukis, Vassilis; Tsorbatzoudis, Charalambos – European Physical Education Review, 2015
Self-determination theory posits that satisfaction of the needs for autonomy, competence and relatedness represents the basic nutriments for humans' optimal functioning. It also postulates that with greater the degree to which these three needs are equally satisfied, the quality of motivation is further enhanced. Yet, this premise has remained…
Descriptors: Need Gratification, Motivation, Physical Education, Adolescents
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Armour, Kathleen; Makopoulou, Kyriaki; Chambers, Fiona – European Physical Education Review, 2012
This paper considers the issue of learning "progression" in pedagogy for physical education (PE) teachers in their career-long professional development (CPD). This issue arose from an analysis of findings from three research projects in which the authors were involved. The projects were undertaken in different national contexts (Ireland,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Professional Development
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Kolovelonis, Athanasios; Goudas, Marios; Gerodimos, Vassilios – European Physical Education Review, 2011
The aim of this study was to examine the effects of the reciprocal and the self-check teaching styles on pupils' basketball chest pass performance and on related psychosocial variables in a single physical education session. Participants were 64 fifth and sixth grade pupils between 11 and 12 years of age who were randomly assigned to three…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Grade 6, Physical Education
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Gorozidis, Georgios; Papaioannou, Athanasios – European Physical Education Review, 2011
The network of relations between Physical Education (PE) teachers' self-efficacy, goal orientations, attitudes, intentions and behaviours concerning the implementation of a new PE curriculum was examined. Participants were 290 Greek junior high school PE teachers. Two years after the introduction of the new curriculum, participants responded to…
Descriptors: Curriculum Implementation, Physical Education, Teaching Styles, Self Efficacy
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Barkoukis, Vassilis; Tsorbatzoudis, Haralambos; Grouios, George – European Physical Education Review, 2008
The objective of this study was to examine the impact of an intervention programme that manipulated task, authority, recognition, grouping, evaluation and time (TARGET) structures on the cognitive and affective response of students to their physical education (PE) lesson. The sample consisted of 374 high school students (M age = 13.8, S.D. = 0.73)…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Physical Education, Intervention, Recognition (Achievement)
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Mouratidou, Katerina; Goutza, Stavroula; Chatzopoulos, Dimitrios – European Physical Education Review, 2007
Moral development is one of the goals of physical education (PE). However, few programmes have been implemented to investigate how moral development is promoted in PE settings. This study was designed in order to explore the effectiveness of a six-week specially designed moral development intervention in the PE domain in high school students, and…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Physical Education, Teaching Styles
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Barkoukis, Vassilis; Thogersen-Ntoumani, Cecilie; Ntoumanis, Nikos; Nikitaras, Nikitas – European Physical Education Review, 2007
The aim of the present study was to investigate the differential relationships between five dimensions of motivational climate and achievement goals, as the latter have been conceptualized by the revised achievement goal theory. Adolescents (N = 336, M age = 13.45 years, SD = 1.04) participating in a summer camp in southern Greece took part in the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Achievement Need, Measures (Individuals), Program Effectiveness
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Salvara, Marina I.; Jess, Mike; Abbott, Angela; Bognar, Jozsef – European Physical Education Review, 2006
Via a Greek sample of 75 sixth grade pupils, the influences of teaching styles on pupils' goal orientations were investigated. LAPOPECQ was distributed twice, before and after the application of the teaching programme consisting of four teaching style groups. Employing a paired samples t test, the results indicated significant pre-to-post changes.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Styles, Teacher Characteristics, Goal Orientation
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Koustelios, Athanasios; Tsigilis, Nikolaos – European Physical Education Review, 2005
The present study examined the multivariate relationship between job satisfaction and burnout, experienced by Greek physical education school-based teachers. The sample consisted of 175 physical education teachers, from primary and secondary education. The Maslach Burnout Inventory (Maslach and Jackson, 1986) and the Employee Satisfaction…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Job Satisfaction, Multivariate Analysis, Correlation
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Ntoumanis, Nikos; Aggelonidis, Yannis – European Physical Education Review, 2004
The purpose of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Group Environment Questionnaire (GEQ) adapted to the Greek language. The sample consisted of 586 male and female volleyball players of elite and regional level status. Data were analysed from three time points of a competitive season. For each time point, seven competing…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Factor Structure, Questionnaires, Psychometrics