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Pawlowski, Charlotte Skau; Schipperijn, Jasper; Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, Tine; Troelsen, Jens – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Facilitators and barriers to recess physical activity are not well understood. To date, research on recess physical activity has predominantly focused on quantitative measures typically focusing on a narrow set of predefined factors, often constructed by adults. To really understand the factors affecting recess physical activity it is crucial to…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Recess Breaks, Physical Activities, Performance Factors
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Williams, John – European Physical Education Review, 2018
The recently launched Australian Curriculum Health and Physical Education has five propositions, one of which is for students to adopt a critical inquiry approach within this subject area. In particular, students are encouraged to explore issues that relate to social power and taken-for-granted assumptions. This paper problematizes the concept of…
Descriptors: Health Education, Physical Education, High School Students, Indigenous Populations
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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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van Dongen, Bonnie; Finn, Tara; Hansen, Vibeke; Wagemakers, Annemarie; Lubans, David; Dally, Kerry – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Adolescent boys living in disadvantaged communities are considered a vulnerable group at risk for developing obesity and associated health problems, such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension and type-2 diabetes. While short-term health promotion programmes often produce effective results during the implementation of the intervention, according…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Health Education, Intervention, Self Determination
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Maher, Anthony John – European Physical Education Review, 2017
Britain's 1981 Education Act stimulated a partial migration of pupils from special to mainstream schools. The onus has since been on teachers to meet the needs and capitalise on the capabilities of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in mainstream school settings. The research analysed learning support assistant (LSA) and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Mainstreaming, Inclusion
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Sato, Takahiro; Haegele, Justin A. – European Physical Education Review, 2017
Students with disabilities are more likely than ever to be educated in physical education classes with their typically developing peers. Because of this, it is essential for all educational personnel, including physical educators, to have proper teacher education to help meet the unique needs of these students. Currently, the research base is…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Reuker, Sabine – European Physical Education Review, 2017
The study addresses professional vision, including the abilities of selective attention and knowledge-based reasoning. This article focuses on the latter ability. Groups with different sport-specific and pedagogical expertise (n = 60) were compared according to their observation and interpretation of sport activities in a four-field design. The…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Logical Thinking, Expertise, Comparative Analysis
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Wahl-Alexander, Zachary; Sinelnikov, Oleg; Curtner-Smith, Matthew – European Physical Education Review, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine middle school students' recollections of their participation in a significant number of Sport Education seasons over a period of five years. Thirty-one (18 boys and 13 girls) eighth-grade students (average age at data collection = 13 years) who had all participated in at least 17 Sport Education seasons…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Memory, Middle School Students, Student Participation
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Lafont, Lucile; Rivière, Camille; Darnis, Florence; Legrain, Pascal – European Physical Education Review, 2017
This article is grounded in social constructivist perspectives of learning: its purpose is to provide an overview of the "Interactions Sociales et Acquisition" (ISA) [Social Interactions and Acquisition] French group's research that examines how a peer-assisted learning (PAL) group context facilitates students' acquisition of motor and…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Physical Education, Interpersonal Competence, Psychomotor Skills
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Jayantilal, Kumar; O'Leary, Nick – European Physical Education Review, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore how a physical education (PE) teacher employed the direct instruction model (DIM) teaching games in a United Kingdom secondary school. The research sought to identify how the teacher utilised the DIM and those factors that influenced his use of the model. Occupational socialization was used to identify the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Direct Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Schwamberger, Benjamin; Curtner-Smith, Matthew – European Physical Education Review, 2017
Sport education (SE) has been touted as a model particularly conducive to realizing affective objectives. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the influence of a training programme on one preservice physical education (PE) teacher's ability to promote moral and sporting behaviour in SE. The participants in the study were the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Middle School Students, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Olson, Rebecca; Laidlaw, Penelope; Steel, Kylie – European Physical Education Review, 2017
Changes to the purpose and scope of health and physical education (HPE) in schools have prompted revisions in teacher education degrees within Australia. Using a qualitative approach, this study explored HPE teachers' perceptions of these changes. Of particular interest was pre-service HPE teachers' reflections on the importance of skill…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Flory, Sara Barnard – European Physical Education Review, 2016
The purpose of this research was to examine how three physical education (PE) teachers' professional socialization programmes influenced their early careers in urban schools in the US. Using cultural relevance theory and occupational socialization theory, three early career PE teachers were observed and interviewed for a period of six weeks each.…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Socialization, Faculty Development, Beginning Teachers
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Girginov, Vassil – European Physical Education Review, 2016
The organisers of the 2012 London Olympics have endeavoured explicitly to use the Games to inspire a generation. This is nothing short of putting the main claim of Olympism to the test, but surprisingly the Inspire project has received virtually no scholarly scrutiny. Using an educationally-informed view of inspiration, this paper interrogates the…
Descriptors: Athletics, Evidence, Foreign Countries, Research Design
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O'Leary, Nick – European Physical Education Review, 2016
This paper examines an experienced teacher's employment of the teaching games for understanding (TGfU) model in a UK secondary school. The study sought to investigate how the teacher delivered TGfU and those factors that influenced his informal learning of this instructional model. Occupational socialisation was utilised to determine the factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Physical Education
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