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Mong, Hanne H.; Standal, Øyvind F. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: In recent years there has been an increasing amount of research focusing on health in physical education (PE). Much of this research includes discussions on different approaches to health and these have different understandings on how health should be valued in PE. There is less research focusing on how to teach health, but there are…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Health Education, Teacher Role
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Walton-Fisette, Jennifer L.; Walton-Fisette, Theresa A.; Chase, Laura Frances – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Throughout this mediated society, young people, in particular, are mass consumers of corporatized media. The mediation of sport has long been critically examined within sociology and physical cultural studies [(e.g. Mcdonald, M. G., and S. Birrell. 1999. "Reading Sport Critically: A Methodology for Interrogating Power."…
Descriptors: Films, Physical Education, Content Analysis, Best Practices
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Hunuk, Deniz – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Despite the accumulating evidence highlighting the significant roles of an effective facilitator and appropriate pedagogies that a facilitator employs in shaping the professional learning environment, there is a paucity of research that explores how facilitators learn to facilitate. Purpose: The overall purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Instructor Coordinators, Facilitators (Individuals), Experiential Learning
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Lloyd, Rebecca – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2015
Background: Physical Education (PE) programmes are expanding to include alternative activities yet what is missing is a conceptual model that facilitates how the learning process may be understood and assessed beyond the dominant sport-technique paradigm. Purpose: The purpose of this article was to feature the emergence of a Function-to-Flow (F2F)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Learning Processes
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Patton, Kevin; Parker, Melissa – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: Facilitation within successful professional development (PD) requires individuals working with a cadre of teachers to examine and reframe their practices, navigating the complexities associated with educational reform initiatives. Although much has been written about the magnitude of the shift required of teachers within current…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Faculty Development, Facilitators (Individuals), Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Jenkinson, Kate. A.; Naughton, Geraldine; Benson, Amanda C. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: Peer-assisted learning (PAL) is a teaching strategy utilised in both the general classroom and physical education. Through the interaction with same-age or cross-age peers, learning can occur across various domains. Purpose: This review aimed to identify school-based PAL interventions and assess the tutor training provided, as well as…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Intervention, Literature Reviews, Athletics
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Pope, Clive C. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Primary Objective: This paper critically examines the influence neoliberalism has had on education in general and health and physical education (HPE) in particular in Aotearoa New Zealand. Main Outcomes and Results: Two of the most significant changes fall under the rubric of provision. First, recent government strategy has seen the amalgamation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Neoliberalism, Health Education
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Lee, Ki-Cheon; Cho, Soon-Mook – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: Within the last half century, the Korean national curriculum has undergone seven periods of reform, each at intervals of just 6-8 years. The most recent "seventh curriculum" was developed in 1997, and implemented in schools from 2001. Continual curriculum change has been driven by national and social needs, keeping in line…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, National Curriculum, Curriculum Design
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Casey, Ashley – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: Many critical curriculum theorists in physical education have advocated a model- or models-based approach to teaching in the subject. This paper explores the literature base around models-based practice (MBP) and asks if this multi-models approach to curriculum planning has the potential to be the great white hope of pedagogical change…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Models, Curriculum Development
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Jin, Aijing – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2013
Background: Among the many changes occurring across Chinese society in the early years of the 21st century has been the construction and implementation of a new national curriculum which includes physical education (PE) as one of the main subject areas. Unlike the old PE curriculum with its sports performance-oriented criteria, the new curriculum…
Descriptors: Physical Education, National Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Implementation
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Carnus, Marie-France – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2012
Background: My theoretical background draws on physical education (PE) clinical didactics. It questions the specific nature of this academic subject matter, how it is transmitted and how it is internalized considering teachers' individuality. I intend to describe and understand how newly qualified and experienced PE teachers interact with their…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Verbal Communication, Linguistics, Teaching Methods
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Barker, Dean M.; Rossi, Anthony – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2012
Background: Teamwork sits comfortably within the vocabularies of most physical education teachers. It is used to both describe and prescribe student behaviour in a variety of physical and sport-related activities. Yet while supporters of sport and PE have readily employed the term, remarkably few pedagogues have taken the time to consider what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Cultural Relevance, Physical Education Teachers
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Holt, Nicholas L.; Sehn, Zoe L.; Spence, John C.; Newton, Amanda S.; Ball, Geoff D. C. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2012
Background: School-based recreational opportunities for youth from low-income inner-city neighbourhoods are often lacking. School programs represent an ideal location for promoting youth development in low-income areas because they can provide safe, supervised, and structured activities. Such activities should include not only physical education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescent Development, Urban Schools, Physical Education
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Gutierrez, David; Garcia-Lopez, Luis M. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2012
Background: Previous research has revealed the existence of gender differences in physical education. Most descriptive studies show that boys are more physically active than girls, have greater self-perception of enjoyment and competence in physical education, attach more importance to sports and participation in them and demonstrate higher game…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Play, Females, Audiences
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Sanchez, Beth; Byra, Mark; Wallhead, Tristan L. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2012
Background: For many physical educators, the Spectrum of Teaching Styles serves as a "tool box" for meeting the different needs of students and goals in physical education. Despite the proliferation in Spectrum research in which researchers have examined teacher experience and student skill, knowledge, and social learning within the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Socialization, Teaching Styles, Physical Activities
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