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Martínez-López, Emilio J.; Grao-Cruces, Alberto; Zamora-Aguilera, Nestor; De la Torre-Cruz, Manuel J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the association between Spanish physical education teachers' perceived self-efficacy toward including overweight and obese students and their attitudes toward overweight and obese students. Method: Four hundred and seventy-one physical education teachers filled out questionnaires to assess their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Peiró-Velert, Carmen; Molina-Alventosa, Pere; Kirk, David; Devís-Devís, José – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
This paper examines teachers' use of printed curriculum materials (PCM) during physical education (PE) instruction in Spanish secondary schools and the role they play in the enacted curriculum and in the construction of pedagogical knowledge. Three hundred and ten participants (mean age: 37.7 ± 8.7) responded to an interview-questionnaire on…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Physical Education, Interviews, Questionnaires
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Baena-Extremera, Antonio; Gómez-López, Manuel; Granero-Gallegos, Antonio; Ortiz-Camacho, Maria del Mar – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The purpose of this research study was to determine to what extent the motivational climate perceived by students in Physical Education (PE) classes predicts self-determined motivation, and satisfaction with physical education classes. Questionnaires were administered to 758 high school students aged 13-18 years. We used the Spanish versions of…
Descriptors: Prediction, Physical Education, Spanish, Questionnaires
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Sanchez-Oliva, David; Sanchez-Miguel, Pedro Antonio; Leo, Francisco Miguel; Kinnafick, Florence-Emilie; García-Calvo, Tomás – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2014
Grounded in Self-Determination Theory, the purpose of this study was to analyze how motivational processes within Physical Education classes can predict intention to participate in sport or physical activity outside of the school curriculum. Participants included 1,692 Spanish students aged 12-16 years (M = 13.34; SD = 0.76) who participated in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Self Determination
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Diaz-Cueto, Mario; Hernandez-Alvarez, Juan Luis; Castejon, Francisco Javier – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2010
The purpose of this study was to understand the perceptions of in-service Physical Education (PE) teachers when using Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) in teaching sports. Data were gathered from interviews, work group meetings, and participants' diaries. The results show the difficulties PE teachers had in the planning and implementation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Diaries, Rewards
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Ruiz, Luis Miguel; Graupera, Jose Luis; Moreno, Juan Antonio; Rico, Isabel – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2010
The purpose of the current study was to explore social interaction preferences for learning in Physical Education (PE) among Spanish secondary students. The sample consists of 6,654 students (3,500 girls and 3,154 boys, aged 12-17 years) from public and private urban and rural schools in two communities in Spain. All participants completed the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Physical Education, Females
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Gonzalez-Cutre, David; Sicilia, Alvaro; Moreno, Juan Antonio; Fernandez-Balboa, Juan Miguel – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to analyze the mediating effects of social goals and perceived competence on students' perceptions of motivational climates and dispositional flow in physical education. At the beginning of the physical education unit, 779 students, 12 to 16 years old, were asked to complete four questionnaires: Perceived Motivational…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Measures (Individuals), Student Motivation, Educational Environment