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Phillips, Sharon R.; Silverman, Stephen – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
This study examined the attitudes of upper elementary school students toward physical education. Fourth and fifth grade students (N = 1344) from 13 school districts, 17 schools, and five states completed an attitude instrument with scores that had been previously validated for a two factor model (affect and cognition) and a four factor model…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Woods, Amelia M.; Graber, Kim C.; Daum, David N.; Gentry, Chris – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
This study examined physical activity (PA) variables related to recess PA patterns of kindergarten, first and second grade children, and the social preferences and individuals influencing their PA. Data collected (N = 147) used the System of Observing Children's Activity and Relationships during Play (SOCARP) instrument. Children were interviewed.…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Recess Breaks, Young Children, Kindergarten
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Webster, Collin A.; Buchan, Heather; Perreault, Melanie; Doan, Rob; Doutis, Panayiotis; Weaver, Robert Glenn – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
Despite its recommended use, physical activity promotion in the academic classroom (PAPAC) has received little attention in terms of the factors that help to facilitate it. In this study, a social learning perspective was adopted to examine the role of physical activity biographies in generalist classroom teachers' (CTs) PAPAC. CTs (N = 213) were…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Discovery Processes, Physical Activities, Physical Education
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Ramos, Nilo O.; McCullick, Bryan A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate elementary students' perceptions of PE teacher credibility. Eight high- and low-skilled students from grades 3 and 5 were selected from a school employing a PE teacher holding a National Board Certification. Data were collected in the school setting utilizing observations, field notes, an open-ended…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Physical Education Teachers, Credibility
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Mäkelä, Kasper; Hirvensalo, Mirja; Whipp, Peter R. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
One of the cause's célèbre in the field of education has been teacher attrition; Physical education (PE) is no different. Some PE teachers are leaving the profession because they encounter stress and dissatisfaction in their profession. The purpose of this study is to determine the aspects that keep PE teachers happy and remaining in the…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Career Choice, Intention, Teacher Persistence
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Mahedero, Pilar; Calderón, Antonio; Arias-Estero, José Luis; Hastie, Peter A.; Guarino, Anthony J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The purpose of the paper was to examine the effects of student skill level on knowledge, decision making, skill execution and game performance in a mini-volleyball Sport Education season. Forty-eight secondary school students from two classes participated in a 12 lesson season. Knowledge, decision-making and skill execution (components of game…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Knowledge Level, Skill Development, Decision Making Skills
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McDonald, Samantha M.; Trost, Stewart G. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
Purpose: This study evaluated the effects of a goal setting intervention on aerobic fitness (AF) in 6 to 8 grade students. Method: Students at the intervention school received a lesson on SMART goal setting. Students in the comparison school served as a measurement-only group. AF was assessed via the PACER multi-stage shuttle run test pre and post…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Intervention, Physical Health, Health Promotion
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Hall, Tina J.; Hicklin, Lori K.; French, Karen E. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate teacher compliance with state mandated assessment protocols and teacher accuracy in assessing student motor skill performance. Method: Middle school teachers (N = 116) submitted eighth grade student motor skill performance data from 318 physical education classes to a trained monitoring…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Compliance (Legal), Standardized Tests, Accuracy
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Casey, Ashley; Goodyear, Victoria A.; Dyson, Ben – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
A wealth of school-based interventions report on students' positive responses to the use of models-based practice in physical education. However, research that examines the effectiveness of models-based practice rarely reports on the fidelity of implementation i.e. when all of the characteristics of a model are implemented. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Models, Fidelity, Cooperative Learning, Physical Education
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Lee, Okseon; Choi, Euichang – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of a professional development (PD) program on teachers' implementation of the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model, and to identify the characteristics of PD that influence teaching practice. The participants were six elementary school teachers and 12 students, and the data…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Program Implementation, Student Responsibility, Social Responsibility
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Daum, David N.; Woods, Amelia M. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
K-12 online physical education (OLPE) is as an educational opportunity in at least 30 states in the US (NASPE, 2006; 2010; 2012). The purpose of this study was to examine physical education teacher educators' perceptions toward and understanding of K-12 OLPE. Bandura's Social Cognitive Theory (1986) served as the theoretical framework for this…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Educators, Teacher Attitudes
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Phillips, David S.; Hannon, James C.; Castelli, Darla M. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The effect of an acute bout of physical activity on academic performance in school-based settings is under researched. The purpose of this study was to examine associations between a single, vigorous (70-85%) bout of physical activity completed during physical education on standardized mathematics test performance among 72, eighth grade students…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Mathematics Tests, Mathematics Achievement, Performance
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Farias, Cláudio Filipe; Mesquita, Isabel Ribeiro; Hastie, Peter A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The impact of a hybrid Sport Education-Invasion Games Competence Model (IGCM) unit of instruction on students' game performance and game understanding in soccer was examined in this study. Pre- and posttest measures were collected from one fifth grade class of students (n = 24, mean age 10.3) residing in Portugal during a 17-lesson unit of…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Pretests Posttests, Grade 5
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Rutten, Cindy; Boen, Filip; Vissers, Nathalie; Seghers, Jan – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
Based on Self-Determination Theory (Deci & Ryan, 2000), this study tested whether changes in autonomous motivation toward physical education (AMPE) during the transition from elementary to secondary school can be predicted by changes in perceived need support from the physical education (PE) teacher and perceived physical school environment.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Motivation, Personal Autonomy, Self Determination
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Liu, Jing Dong; Chung, Pak-Kwong – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2015
The current study presents the development process and initial validation of a measure designed for assessing psychological needs thwarting (frustration) in a secondary school physical education context (Psychological Needs Thwarting Scale in Physical Education, PNTSPE). Secondary school students (grades 7-9) from Hong Kong (N = 1258) were invited…
Descriptors: Chinese, Physical Education, Psychological Needs, Secondary School Students
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