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Bice, Matthew R.; Ball, James W.; Adkins, Megan; Hollman, Angela – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
College is a time of transitioning as individuals move from the teenage years to adulthood. Accompanying this transition, there is a potential to establish lifelong behaviors such as a regular physical activity (PA) and exercise regimen, or a complete lack thereof, that can impact adulthood health. The current study included a convenience sample…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, College Students, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Chng, Lena; Lund, Jacalyn – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
Formative assessment can raise standards of achievement. In physical education, when formative assessment was incorporated into instruction, students performed better in terms of skills and were more on-task. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of formative assessment on success and response rate of a sixth grade badminton unit.…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Success, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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Davis Brooks, DeAnne; Reifsteck, Erin J.; Powell, Sara M.; Gill, Diane L. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The transition out of college sports can impact the health and well-being of former student-athletes who may face challenges with maintaining a physically active lifestyle beyond the structured environment of competitive athletics. Moving On! is an evidence-based, theory-driven transition program designed to help student-athletes plan for lifetime…
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, Competition, Well Being
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Lodewyk, Ken R. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The HEXACO dimensions of personality traits (honesty--humility, emotionality, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience) have been linked to many adaptive outcomes in physical education-related (PE) settings; yet, little is known about the relationship between personality traits and motivation in students of school…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Kinetics, Physical Education
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Nichols, Chad; Block, Martin E.; Wilson, Wesley J. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
Graduate programs in adapted physical education (APE) prepare individuals to work with students with disabilities in the physical education setting. However, these APE graduate programs vary widely throughout the country, and there has never been a systematic effort to identify and analyze these programs. Therefore, the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Graduate Study, Students with Disabilities, Physical Disabilities
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Holden, Shelley L.; Forester, Brooke E.; Keshock, Christopher M.; Williford, Henry N. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The study of nutrition and its effects on athletic performance has increased in recent years and its importance to exercise and sport performance is well documented. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the sports nutrition knowledge of volleyball players. There were 77 participants (13 male, 64 female) who were currently playing…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Knowledge Level, Athletes
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McKay, Cathy; Park, Jung Yeon – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine if taking part in a Paralympic Skill Lab (PSL) would have a positive impact on the cognitive attitudes of college students toward the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in lifetime fitness and sport activities, including campus recreation. The final sample comprised 192 college students. The…
Descriptors: Athletics, College Students, Inclusion, School Recreational Programs
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Braga, Luciana; Zuest, Greg – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine Kinesiology-related departments' current engagement in the recruitment of international students for graduate programs. Forty-nine colleagues in Kinesiology-related departments from United States colleges and universities participated in this study. This is a descriptive study in which researchers used a…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Graduate Students, Exercise Physiology
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Bennett, Hannah – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2018
We are in the age of the millennial student: students are ethnically diverse, sheltered, pressured, confident, technologically advanced, team oriented, and some have helicopter parents. Furthermore, while academically inclined, these students also show increases in pressure, feeling overwhelmed, and levels of stress, in addition to academic…
Descriptors: College Students, Age Groups, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement
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Baghurst, Timothy; Fiaud, Vanessa; Tapps, Tyler; Bounds, Emilee; LaGasse, Ashley – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2018
This article examines the often-complex relationship between international athletes, teammates, and coaches, and identifies strategies coaches can use to foster an environment where both the coach and athlete can succeed. International athletes may come to the United States via family immigration, but some arrive solely to compete in a sport at…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Interpersonal Relationship, Foreign Students
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Oriel, Kathryn N.; Kanupka, Jennifer Wood; Fuehrer, Adam T.; Klumpp, Kayla M.; Stoltz, Katelyn N.; Willey, Daniel W.; Decvalcante, Michael L. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2018
It is often a challenge for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), as it is for many individuals with disabilities, to participate in activities such as physical education class or community sports with typically developing peers. As such, activities that do not require high skill levels and team environments have been recommended for…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Program Descriptions, Adolescents, Autism
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Lee, Jason W.; Wallace-McRee, Laci – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2018
Teaching a student how to get a job is just as important as teaching them how to do that job. This article identifies practical resources geared towards building self-awareness regarding students' personal brands, including identifying strengths, as well as areas for improvement for career advancement. A personal brand includes skills and…
Descriptors: Marketing, Career Development, Technology Uses in Education, College Instruction
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Tallach, Tom – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2018
This article compares the post-activity perceptions of both the volunteer clients and student service providers in a community-based service learning project. Students served as either personal trainers or nutrition coaches for recruited clients during the final month of their respective classes. The clients were asked to rank different factors…
Descriptors: Physical Fitness, Student Attitudes, Nutrition, Undergraduate Students
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Hochstetler, Douglas R. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2018
Recognizing the increased focus on identity politics in higher education and the broader culture, the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE) recently focused on the topic of identity politics at the 2016 Leader Development Workshop. My aim in this article is to introduce and explain concepts related to identity politics,…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Religion, Social Class, Decision Making
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Rothberger, Sara M. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2018
Many physical activity programs evaluate effectiveness using physiological and survey measures, but few assessments include participants' perceptions. This study examined changes in self-perceptions of individuals participating in a 12-week beginning running program--the No Limits program. Over the course of the program, three methods of data…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Self Concept, Physical Activities, Athletics
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