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Curran, Thomas; Standage, Martyn – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Motivation research is central to understanding why certain students exhibit high levels of behavioral, cognitive, and emotional engagement with learning, and why others lack interest, display boredom, and withdraw effort (i.e., are disaffected). In this review, tenets within self-determination theory (SDT) are used to provide a…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Learner Engagement, Physical Education Teachers, Facilitators (Individuals)
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Lee, Amelia M.; And Others – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1993
Feedback is important in teaching. This paper examines feedback research in physical education, discusses factors explaining certain inconsistencies, and questions the essential role of teacher feedback in motor skill learning. Research suggests that more is known about teachers' feedback patterns than about the effects of teacher feedback on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Feedback, Literature Reviews, Physical Education Teachers
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Lawson, Hal A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1993
Criticizes Richard Tinning's analysis of dominant discourses, problem setting, and teacher education pedagogies, and extends the analysis of selected concepts that Tinning has employed, particularly in the way he connects discourses to the process of problem setting. New avenues for research on problem setting are discussed. (GLR)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Criticism, Educational Objectives, Faculty Development
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Li, Xiao Jun; Dunham, Paul, Jr. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1993
Investigates the effect of secondary school physical education on fitness load: the product of the mean heart rate above threshold (144 bpm) and the time duration of heart rate above that threshold. Highly and moderately skilled students achieved fitness load more frequently than their lower skilled colleagues. (GLR)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Exercise Physiology, Heart Rate, Physical Activity Level
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Strand, Brad; Reeder, Steve – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1993
Demonstrates the use of heart rate monitors (HRMs) in fitness research and examines heart rate intensity levels of middle school students while they participated in a variety of physical education activities throughout a school year. Research shows the HRM has considerable potential in assessing fitness achievements in school-age children. (GLR)
Descriptors: Heart Rate, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools
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Kirk, David – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1993
Reviews various approaches to physical education curriculum work. Identifies limitations of the objectives approach and highlights limitations through a literature review and a case study, which examines practical consequences of institutionalizing an objectives approach. The paper suggests that the notion of curriculum work as craft presents an…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning