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Constantinides, Panos; Silverman, Stephen – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: This study examined the attitudes of Cypriot elementary school students toward physical education. Fourth, fifth and sixth grade students (N = 763) from six urban Cypriot elementary schools completed an attitude instrument. Methods: Adapting the attitude instrument for Greek-speaking students an extensive two-step pilot study showed the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Yli-Piipari, Sami; Layne, Todd; Hinson, Janet; Irwin, Carol – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: Grounded in the trans-contextual model of motivation framework, this cluster-randomized trial examined the effectiveness of an autonomy supportive physical education (PE) instruction on student motivation and physical activity (PA). Method: The study comprised six middle schools and 408 students (M[subscript age] = 12.29), with primary…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Physical Activities, Personal Autonomy, Exercise
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Bolter, Nicole D.; Kipp, Lindsay; Johnson, Tyler – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Background: Promoting good sportsmanship is a common goal of school physical education and many youth sport organizations. Teachers and coaches play a key role in accomplishing this goal. Thus, it is important to gather teachers' and coaches' reports of how they teach sportsmanship as well as youths' perceptions of those behaviors to understand if…
Descriptors: Sportsmanship, Physical Education, Athletics, Comparative Analysis
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Knowles, Alex; Wallhead, Tristan L.; Readdy, Tucker – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
One of the primary goals of physical education is for students to gain the motivation to continue to be physically active outside of curriculum time. The purpose of this study was to use a case study approach to examine elementary students' responses to Sport Education and how it influenced their choice to participate in the same sports during…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Elementary School Students, Case Studies, Recreational Activities
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Milton, Daniel; Appleton, Paul R.; Bryant, Anna; Duda, Joan L. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: Guided by Duda's hierarchical conceptualization of the motivational climate that draws from self-determination and achievement goal theories, this study provides initial evidence of the psychometric properties of the Empowering and Disempowering Motivational Climate Questionnaire in physical education (EDMCQ-PE). Method: Questionnaire…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Physical Education Teachers
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Gaudreault, Karen Lux; Simonton, Kelly L.; Simonton, Angela – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Researchers have begun using occupational socialization theory to understand the experiences of physical education teacher education doctoral students and faculty members. Comparatively little work has been done with graduate students pursuing research-focused masters' degrees. These programs can serve as pipelines into PhD programs and have…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Student Attitudes
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Park, Chan Woong; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to examine the influences of occupational socialization on 11 sport pedagogy internationally born faculty members' (IFMs) perspectives and practices regarding physical education teaching and physical education teacher education (PETE). Method: Data sources were formal and informal interviews and documents…
Descriptors: Socialization, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, College Athletics
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Hordvik, Mats M.; MacPhail, Ann; Ronglan, Lars T. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Purpose: In this study, we articulate and share our knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning Sport Education in physical education teacher education (PETE): (a) How did the PETE faculty member experience teaching about teaching Sport Education? and (b) How did the PSTs experience learning about teaching Sport Education? Method: One…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Athletics, Student Attitudes
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Fernandez-Rio, Javier; Menendez-Santurio, Jose Ignacio – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess students and teachers' perceptions concerning their participation in an educational kickboxing learning unit based on a hybridization of two pedagogical models: Sport Education and Teaching for Personal and Social Responsibility. Method: Seventy-one students and three physical education teachers…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Physical Education, Teaching Methods
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Keating, Xiaofen D.; Shangguan, Rulan; Zhou, Ke; Fan, Yao; Liu, Jingwen; Harrison, Louis – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
The purposes of this project were to conduct an overall review of research on preservice physical education (PE) teacher (referred to preservice PE teachers as preservice specialist) and/or preservice elementary teacher (referred to preservice elementary teachers as preservice generalist) PE identities and to identify any new trends in research on…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Professional Identity, Elementary School Teachers
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Simonton, Kelly L.; Garn, Alex C.; Solmon, Melinda Ann – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Purpose: Grounded in control-value theory, a model of students' achievement emotions in physical education (PE) was investigated. Methods: A path analysis tested hypotheses that students' (N = 529) perceptions of teacher responsiveness, assertiveness, and clarity predict control and value beliefs which, in turn, predict enjoyment and boredom.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Academic Achievement, Path Analysis, Hypothesis Testing
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Silverman, Stephen – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
This paper provides a comprehensive review of attitude research in physical education. The first section reviews theoretical models that are prevalent in attitude research. Then, the next section describes the methods that were used to locate the research used in the remainder of the paper. The third section discusses measurement issues in…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Attitude Measures, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Xiang, Ping; Agbuga, Bülent; Liu, Jiling; McBride, Ron E. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
Purpose: Using self-determination theory, this study examined unique contributions of relatedness need satisfaction (to both teachers and peers) to intrinsic motivation and engagement (behavioral, cognitive, and emotional) over and above those of autonomy need satisfaction and competence need satisfaction among Turkish students in secondary school…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Motivation, Secondary School Students, Prediction
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Scrabis-Fletcher, Kristin; Rasmussen, Jennifer; Silverman, Stephen – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
Purpose: Grounded in social cognitive theory this study examined attitude and perception of competence and their relationship with skill practice in middle school physical education. Method: Participants (N = 81) were randomly selected from nine teachers' classes. Two lessons were videotaped and students completed a middle school perception of…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Middle School Students
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Richards, K. Andrew; Eberline, Andrew D.; Templin, Thomas J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016
Secondary professional socialization is a phase of occupational socialization theory that focuses on graduate education in preparation for a career in academia. Due to the need to present and publish research and make professional contacts, professional organizations likely serve an important socializing function during graduate education. The…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Professional Associations, Socialization, Graduate Students
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