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Duncan, Michael J.; Woodfieldand, Lorayne; Al-Nakeeb, Yahya – European Physical Education Review, 2004
This study assessed the percent body fatness of British secondary school children and examined any variation in fatness according to school year, gender and ethnicity. 782 children aged 11 to 14 participated in the study. Body fatness was assessed using skinfold measures and obesity was classified using child-specific cut-off points. Results from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Obesity, Body Composition
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Maiano, Christophe; Ninot, Gregory; Bilard, Jean – European Physical Education Review, 2004
This study measured the effects of gender, age and their interaction on global self-esteem and physical self-perceptions (physical self-worth, PSW; physical condition, PC; physical strength, PS; attractive body, AB; sport competence, SC) of French adolescents. Global self-esteem (GSE) and physical self-perceptions were measured by the Physical…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Gender Differences, Self Esteem, Self Concept
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Armour, Kathleen M.; Yelling, Martin – European Physical Education Review, 2004
This article analyses the career-long continuing professional development (CPD) of 85 experienced physical education (PE) teachers in England. Data were collected using semi-structured interviews (20 teachers) and open-ended profile questionnaires (a further 65 teachers) to find out what forms of professional development these teachers had…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Interviews, Physical Education Teachers
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Bar-Eli, Michael; Blumenstein, Boris – European Physical Education Review, 2004
In this study, the relationship between mental training with biofeedback and performance was investigated. An adapted version of the Wingate five-step approach was used as a mental preparation technique for enhancing the short-running performance among 16-18-year-old adolescent physical education pupils. Participants (n = 79) were randomly…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Physical Education, Physical Activities
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Evans, John – European Physical Education Review, 2004
This paper brings a speculative, sociological perspective to the nature of "ability" in physical education (PE) and asks why this aspect of embodiment, with notable exceptions, has received so little critical attention in the professional discourse of PE and associated research in recent years. It is suggested that thinking about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Educational Philosophy
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McKenna, Jim; Dunstan-Lewis, Nicky – European Physical Education Review, 2004
Support for elite student-athletes was explored within a single English university using Stringer's (1996) Look, Think, Act model of action research. Entry to the ongoing support programme is competitive and participation is voluntary, with sessions delivered every second week after lectures. Based on supporting documentation, interviews, focus…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Athletes, Department Heads
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McCaughtry, Nate; Sofo, Seidu; Rovegno, Inez; Curtner-Smith, Matthew – European Physical Education Review, 2004
This study used cognitive developmental theory to analyze how teachers learn to teach sport education. Two groups of undergraduate pre-service teachers were studied, one group during their secondary methods and corresponding field-teaching courses, the other during an independent teaching course. Data were collected through ethnographic…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Skill Development, Teacher Educators
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Briot, Marika; Chifflet, Pierre – European Physical Education Review, 2004
The objective of this study was to apply the sociological model of action logics to investigate the ways in which PE teams function. The chosen framework was a combination of the action logic models of Dubet (1994) and Amblard et al. (1996). The former enabled us to distinguish between integrating, strategic and distinctive logics, the latter…
Descriptors: Junior High Schools, Physical Education, Models, Logical Thinking
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Browne, Tom B. J.; Carlson, Teresa B.; Hastie, Peter A. – European Physical Education Review, 2004
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact that two instructional approaches to teaching rugby had on students' learning, enjoyment and affect. Fifty-three boys (aged 12-13) from a large metropolitan private boy's school in eastern Australia participated in either a 20 lesson unit of rugby union taught using a skill-drill-game approach (n…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Units of Study, Conventional Instruction, Private Schools
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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
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Duncan, Michael J.; Al-Nakeeb, Yahya; Nevill, Alan; Jones, Marc V. – European Physical Education Review, 2004
This study assessed the relationship between children's body image and physical activity and examined any variation in these variables. Two hundred and seventy seven British secondary school children aged 11 to 14 (mean age [plus or minus] SD = 12.5 [plus or minus] 0.8 years) participated in this study. Results indicated no significant…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Socioeconomic Status, Physical Activities, Human Body
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Maguire, Joseph – European Physical Education Review, 2004
This article is an attempt to provide an alternative view of sports science and future sport worlds. For reasons to do with fundamental science, involved advocacy and committed service, and in a period of intensified globalization, it is necessary to reconfigure the nature and scope of teaching and research within the subdiscipline of sports…
Descriptors: Athletics, Global Approach, Individual Development, Advocacy
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