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Pozo, Pablo; Grao-Cruces, Alberto; Pérez-Ordás, Raquel – European Physical Education Review, 2018
The purpose of this study was to conduct a review of research on the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility model-based programme within physical education. Papers selected for analysis were found through searches of Web of Science, SportDiscus (EBSCO), SCOPUS, and ERIC (ProQuest) databases. The keywords "responsibility model" and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Social Responsibility, Physical Education, Databases
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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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Garrett, Robyne; Wrench, Alison – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Pedagogical practices in schooling bear a potential to impact on student success, achievement and engagement with schooling. This is especially the case for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who are deeply dependent on schooling for their educational resources. Central to this paper are pedagogies for social justice and improved engagement…
Descriptors: Dance, Physical Education, Males, Action Research
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Larsson, Lena; Linnér, Susanne; Schenker, Katarina – European Physical Education Review, 2018
In this paper, we critically examine the potential of assessment components in physical education teacher education (PETE) to either reinforce or challenge PETE students' conceptions of what a physical education (PE) teacher needs to know to teach this school subject. To understand the mechanisms that may contribute to the difficulty of…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education, Student Attitudes, Physical Education
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Ward, Gavin; Griggs, Gerald – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Physical Education is widespread across the world, yet despite its cultural variation it remains remarkably similar. The ability of the subject to replicate its practices makes it a potential site for exploration from a memetic perspective. The purpose of this paper is to examine documentary evidence such as research papers, policy documents and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences
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Parker, Melissa; MacPhail, Ann; O'Sullivan, Mary; Ní Chróinín, Déirdre; McEvoy, Eileen – European Physical Education Review, 2018
This study explores the relationship between primary school physical education and physical activity as sites for the practice of physical activity of Irish primary school children. Understanding how children make connections between physical activity sites is important in shaping physical education experiences that promote lifelong participation.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary School Students, Physical Education, Physical Activity Level
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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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Kyriakides, Ermis; Tsangaridou, Niki; Charalambous, Charalambos; Kyriakides, Leonidas – European Physical Education Review, 2018
The vast majority of research in physical education (PE) has focused on teaching and teacher effectiveness. Despite the fact that this research strand is fast growing, what effective teaching is and how it contributes to student learning still remains an open issue. Aiming to contribute toward moving the research of effective teaching in the field…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Quality, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary School Students
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Carse, Nicola; Jess, Mike; Keay, Jeanne – European Physical Education Review, 2018
In recent years, primary physical education has received increased attention across a range of political, professional and academic contexts. Much of this attention has largely been due to a growing perception that formative physical education experiences have the potential to address many of the concerns regularly raised about children's health…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Well Being, Physical Activities, Elementary School Students
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Dyson, Ben; Cowan, Jackie; Gordon, Barrie; Powell, Darren; Shulruf, Boaz – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Whilst globally there has been a great deal of discussion and rhetoric regarding the state of physical education at the primary level, there is a paucity of evidence regarding teachers' perceptions of quality physical education in practice. Therefore, the purpose of this research was to explore and interpret primary school teachers' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Sinclair, Christina; Thornton, Leonard Jay – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Physical education reform efforts support constructivist learning theory (CLT) to re-conceptualize K-12 physical education. Advocates of models-based instruction (MBI) indicate that sport education and a tactical games approach are grounded in CLT. A key implication for physical education teacher education (PETE) programmes is to develop…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Physical Education, Vocational Interests
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Kerr, Catherine; Smith, Lindsey; Charman, Sarah; Harvey, Stephen; Savory, Louise; Fairclough, Stuart; Govus, Andrew – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Children's engagement in physical activity of a vigorous intensity or higher is more effective at promoting cardiorespiratory fitness than moderate physical activity. It remains unclear how higher intensity physical activity varies between days when schoolchildren participate in physical education (PE) and non-PE days. The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activity Level, Life Style, Incidence
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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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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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Varea, Valeria – European Physical Education Review, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore children's play during recess and in physical education (PE) classes from the perspective of Huizinga's theory of play. Specifically, this study investigated how primary school PE teachers used the concept of play, how it was understood by student participants, and how the participants engaged in the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Play, Recess Breaks, Elementary School Teachers
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