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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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Speakman-Yearta, Maureen A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1987
The article presents cross-cultural comparisons of movement purposes and objectives of the Purpose Process Curriculum Framework as viewed by teacher educators in England, Japan, and the United States. Although respondents from each country rated purposes differently, all respondents considered circulo-respiratory efficiency and joy of movement to…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Research