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Goh, Tan Leng; Hannon, James; Webster, Collin Andrew; Podlog, Leslie William; Brusseau, Timothy; Newton, Maria – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2014
High levels of physical inactivity are evident among many American children. To address this problem, providing physical activity (PA) during the school day within the CSPAP framework, is one strategy to increase children's PA. Thus, the purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a classroom-based PA program on children's PA. Two hundred…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment
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Webster, Collin Andrew; Suzuki, Naoki – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2014
The uptake of policies and recommendations to promote physical activity (PA) in American schools has been slow. It can be useful to investigate international contexts where school-based PA promotion has had more success and consider whether facilitative factors have transferability to American schools. This study employed a social ecological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level, Health Promotion, Grounded Theory
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Webster, Collin Andrew; Caputi, Peter; Perreault, Melanie; Doan, Rob; Doutis, Panayiotis; Weaver, Robert Glenn – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2013
Physical activity promotion in the academic classroom (PAPAC) is an effective means for increasing children's school-based physical activity. In the context of a South Carolina policy requiring elementary schools to provide children with 90 min of physical activity beyond physical education every week, the purpose of this study was to test a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Physical Activities, Educational Policy, Educational Innovation