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Egan, Cate A.; Miller, Matthew – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
A comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) is a multi-component whole-school approach designed to assist schools in targeting opportunities for students to be more physically active and help students achieve the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity (PA) each day. A CSPAP consists of five components (1) quality physical…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Physical Activities, Program Descriptions, Educational Quality
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Morgan, Kevin – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
A mastery motivational climate, emphasizing self-referenced and individualized learning in physical education (PE), is consistent with a personalized physical literacy disposition defined as the knowledge and understanding, perceived competence, confidence and motivation to remain physically active for a lifetime. The TARGET acronym (i.e., task,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Mastery Learning, Competence, Self Esteem
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Kraft, Erin; Leblanc, Raymond; Culver, Diane M. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
With the increase in the identification of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, there is a need for teachers and coaches to have a tool box of effective strategies to facilitate physical activities for their students with ASD. Physical activity has been shown to provide numerous benefits, such as improved resilience and enhanced positive…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Aquatic Sports
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Kreider, Carri – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
A high school in the northwestern United States has a student population composed primarily of low income and minority students. Yet something that sets the school apart is a four-year graduation rate of 95%. While it is difficult to determine all of the factors that contribute to this academic success, this article explains students' perceptions…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Education, High School Students, Low Income Students
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Lieberman, Lauren J.; Lepore, Monica; Lepore-Stevens, Maria; Ball, Lindsay – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
There are over 61,000 school-age children with visual impairments in public schools today. Research has shown that they are often behind their peers in physical activity participation and in motor skills. In order for children with visual impairments to become physically active and self-determined adults, they must be provided the same…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Children, Blindness, Visual Impairments
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Benes, Sarah; Alperin, Holly – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Effective health education can positively contribute to a student's school experience. Healthier students are more likely to be ready and able to learn, and students who are academically successful often engage in less risky behaviors. Health education programs can support students' skill development and knowledge acquisition in order to help them…
Descriptors: Health Education, Educational Benefits, Elementary Secondary Education, Literacy
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Piletic, Cindy K.; Davis, Ron – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
A shift in paradigm for pre-professional training as suggested in this paper focuses on the practica experience component. General Physical Education (GPE) has been recognized as a direct service; professionals in physical education (PE) and Adapted Physical Education (APE) must deliver instruction and services to students with and without…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Teacher Education, Physical Education Teachers, Models
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Shaffer, Michael L. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 57% of high school students participate in at least one extracurricular activity. It is vitally important that school districts provide extracurricular opportunities for all students. However, in the current climate, districts are cutting essential extracurricular activities in the name of budget constraints,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Extracurricular Activities, High School Students, Academic Achievement
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Moon, Jongho; Webster, Collin A. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Movement integration (MI), which involves providing movement opportunities for students during regularly scheduled classroom time, is a widely recommended approach to supporting the goals of a comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP). This article focuses on PA opportunities during regularly scheduled classroom time in the elementary…
Descriptors: Movement Education, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Program Descriptions
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Gilbert, Emily N. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
As a society the growth in working with students with disabilities in schools has improved immensely, although there is a long way to go. Inclusion, integration and mainstreaming have continued to be hot topics in education in regard to students with disabilities. The purpose of this article is to discuss simple ways to ensure that your class is…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Inclusion, Access to Education, Students with Disabilities
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Stokes, Lindsey I.; Hampton, Kari – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
The physical, mental and emotional effects of a concussion vary from one individual to another. Concussion symptoms can affect a student's ability to participate in physical activity and academics. To ensure the proper recognition and care of a concussion, along with the necessary return-to-activity and return-to-learning procedures, the educator…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Teacher Role, Physical Activities
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Pennington, Colin G. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Very limited research explains students' responses to specific motivational climates in sport, and many physical educators do little more than casually observe the sporting behaviors of students in their care. Therefore, the purposes of this article are to encourage physical educators and youth coaches to develop and maintain a task-mastery…
Descriptors: Athletics, Student Behavior, Prosocial Behavior, Educational Environment
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Gachupin, Francine C.; Morehouse, Laura; Bergier, Nicole; Thomson, Cynthia – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Healthy 2B Me aims to educate and empower underserved children ages seven to 11 years old to improve their health and well-being through a supportive, educational and entertaining public health-themed summer day camp. Qualitative data collected through camper exit slips, final posters/presentations, and parent surveys were analyzed to identify…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Day Camp Programs, Children, Preadolescents
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An, Jihoun; Decker, James T. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Adapted physical education (APE) is offered as a course in most physical education teacher education (PETE) programs to better prepare preservice teachers (PST) in giving instruction to students with disabilities. As a growing pedagogical approach, service-learning (SL) continues to be integrated into the APE course, as a supplement to PSTs'…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Adapted Physical Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Students with Disabilities
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Case, Layne; Schram, Bridgette; Yun, Joonkoo – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Assessment is the foundation of providing appropriate services and developing effective lesson plans for physical education. If assessment results do not truly represent a child's ability level, the physical education experience for that student may be less meaningful. This can be a concern for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who may…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Students with Disabilities
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