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Liu, Jiling; Xiang, Ping; McBride, Ron; Chen, Han – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Although widely used to measure self-regulated learning strategies, the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire has not yielded satisfactory construct validity across empirical studies. This study examined its psychometric properties by focusing on one of its subscales, the Cognitive and Metacognitive Learning Strategies Scales, among 419…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Questionnaires, Metacognition, Psychometrics
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Haegele, Justin A.; Hodge, Samuel; Filho, Paulo José Barbosa Gutierres; de Rezende, Alexandre Luiz Gonçalves – European Physical Education Review, 2018
The purpose of this study was to analyze the attitudes of physical education teachers about inclusion and teaching students with disabilities in Brazil before and after they participated in a professional development workshop focused on inclusive ideology and strategies. The participants were Brazilian physical education teachers (pretest sample,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion
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Werkhoven, Thea; Cotton, Wayne; Dudley, Dean – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Educational institutions have been identified as ideal locations to implement health promotion strategies that aim to prevent and treat youth obesity. However, the tertiary training of future health promoters currently lacks health and nutrition instruction. This study sought to investigate attitudes towards youth obesity and perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Obesity, Student Attitudes, Health Promotion, Health Education
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Hein, Vello; Emeljanovas, Arunas; Mieziene, Brigita – European Physical Education Review, 2018
The present study examined the validity of the factor structure and invariance of the Controlling Teacher Behaviours Scale (CTBS) across two nations. Data were collected from Estonian (n = 453) and Lithuanian (n = 431) students using the multidimensional measure of teachers' controlling behaviours. Multi-sample confirmatory factor analyses showed…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Factor Structure, Foreign Countries, Test Validity
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Leung, Ka-Man; Chung, Pak-Kwong; Kim, Seungmo – European Physical Education Review, 2017
This study (a) presented a structural model for examining how parents' perceptions of their children's competence, exercise benefits, exercise barriers and neighbourhood safety influenced parental support and their children's physical activity (PA) and (b) examined the mediating effect of parental support on children's PA. Parents of 478 children…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Competence, Exercise
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Leonetti, Melissa; Zhu, Xihe; Chen, Senlin – European Physical Education Review, 2017
This study examined the effects of using "Physical Best" lessons to promote adolescent energy balance knowledge and task values. Seventh graders (N = 90) were randomly assigned to the experiment and the comparison groups. The experiment group took 10 selected "Physical Best" lessons, while the comparison experienced 10 district…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Middle School Students, Grade 7, Teaching Methods
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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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Belton, Sarahjane; Prior, Paul; Wickel, Eric; Woods, Catherine – European Physical Education Review, 2017
Extra-curricular physical activity (ECPA) may have an important role to play in the health and well-being of adolescents, but the actual benefits are relatively unknown. This study examined ECPA participation amongst adolescent males (age 12-15 years) from disadvantaged backgrounds, and evaluated its impact on overall physical activity (PA)…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Questionnaires, Disadvantaged, Role
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Gaudreault, Karen Lux; Woods, Amelia Mays – European Physical Education Review, 2017
Previous research has illustrated that physical educators feel their subject is valued less than others in the context of schools. However, to date, no instruments have been developed to measure physical education teachers' perceptions of mattering. This study sought to propose and validate the Perceived Mattering Questionnaire--Physical Education…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Questionnaires, Online Surveys, Stress Variables
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Slingerland, Menno; Borghouts, Lars; Jans, Liesbeth; Weeldenburg, Gwen; van Dokkum, Gertjan; Vos, Steven; Haerens, Leen – European Physical Education Review, 2017
Although assessment practices are commonly part of the physical education (PE) curriculum they may often frustrate rather than support students' basic needs for autonomy, competence and relatedness. Nevertheless, assessment also provides various promising opportunities to support these basic needs and enhance learning in students. In order to…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Motivation, Student Evaluation
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Lijuan, Wang; Jiancui, Sun; Suzhe, Zhao – European Physical Education Review, 2017
This study aimed to examine the association among parental moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), parental support, and the MVPA of children by gender. Participants comprised of 172 boys and 151 girls aged seven to 11 years old from three primary schools in Shanghai. Their parents were also included as research respondents. Accelerometers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Influence, Gender Differences, Elementary School Students
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McNamee, Jeff; Timken, Gay L.; Coste, Sarah C.; Tompkins, Tanya L.; Peterson, Janet – European Physical Education Review, 2017
This pilot project aimed to demonstrate the efficacy and feasibility of an innovative physical education programme, referred to as a health club (HC) approach, in a high school setting. We measured adolescent girls' moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA), components of health-related physical fitness, and perceptions about themselves and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Physical Activity Level, Physical Fitness
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Leirhaug, Petter E. – European Physical Education Review, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between student grades and assessment for learning (AfL) in physical education. In educational literature, the focus on formative assessment has grown dramatically, partly because research indicates that good AfL is one of the most effective instructional tools to drive student learning…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Foreign Countries, Correlation, Physical Education
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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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