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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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Molina, Pere; Martínez-Baena, Alejandro; Villamón, Miguel – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: The majority of reviews related to Physical Education Pedagogy (PEP) refer to the English-speaking world. Some of these assert the need to obtain more data and provide reviews of what has been investigated in languages other than English to be able to assess the current state of the field internationally. Purpose: The aim of this study…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teacher Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Penney, Dawn; McMahon, Jenny – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2016
Background: Research in sport coaching and sport pedagogy including studies published in this special issue bring to the fore the relationship between learning and culture in contexts of high-performance sport. This paper acknowledged that how learning, culture and their relationship are conceptualised is a crucial issue for researchers and…
Descriptors: Athletics, Athletic Coaches, Coaching (Performance), Cultural Influences
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Jung, Hyunwoo; Pope, Stacey; Kirk, David – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2016
Background: The salience of physical education and school sport (PESS) in England changed dramatically in the 2000s in terms of central government investment and political interests. The government put in place the physical education, school sport and club links strategy and the physical education and sport strategy for young people for a…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Team Sports, Foreign Countries, Physical Activities
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Williams, Andy; Wainwright, Nalda – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2016
Background: In recent years increasing attention has been given to models-based approaches to physical education as a way of promoting standards and particular types of learning through better alignment of teacher planning and delivery with pupil learning and achievement. However, little attention has been given to the specific contribution a…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Physical Education, Academic Achievement, Individual Development
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Musard, Mathilde; Poggi, Marie-Paule – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2015
Introduction: The aims of this literature review were to characterize the communications presented during six Association for Research on "Intervention" in Sport (ARIS) French-speaking congresses from 2000 to 2010 and to compare the research trends between French and English research traditions. The definition of pedagogy is close to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Athletics, Educational Research
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Van den Berghe, Lynn; Vansteenkiste, Maarten; Cardon, Greet; Kirk, David; Haerens, Leen – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: During the last 30 years, several theories of motivation have generated insights into the motives underlying learners' behavior in physical education. Self-determination theory (SDT), a general theory on social development and motivation, has enjoyed increasing popularity in physical education research during the past decade. SDT…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Self Determination, Social Development, Student Motivation
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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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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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Freire, Elisabete dos Santos; Miranda, Maria Luiza de Jesus – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2014
Background: There is a wide range of published research analysing the possible influences of physical education at school over the building of values. Some of these studies indicate positive outcomes while others demonstrate that the influence of physical education at school over the values built by students is not as beneficial as believed. When…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Values, Educational Research, Statistical Analysis
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Storey, Brian; Butler, Joy – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2013
Background: This article draws on the literature relating to game-centred approaches (GCAs), such as Teaching Games for Understanding, and dynamical systems views of motor learning to demonstrate a convergence of ideas around games as complex adaptive learning systems. This convergence is organized under the title "complexity thinking"…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Games, Teaching Methods, Motor Development
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Hastie, Peter A.; de Ojeda, Diego Martinez; Luquin, Antonio Calderon – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2011
Background: In 2005, Wallhead and O'Sullivan presented a review of research on the Sport Education model. In that review, the authors identified certain strengths of the model (particularly persistent team membership) in facilitating student engagement within student-centered learning tasks. Other areas (such as student leadership skills) were…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Physical Education, Citations (References), Journal Articles
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Jones, Robyn L.; Harris, Richard; Miles, Andrew – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2009
Background: Despite criticism of its positive claims being largely unfounded and ill-clarified, the concept of mentoring has come into common use within sports coaching. Purpose: In an attempt to address these concerns, the purpose of this paper is to take better account of the researched evidence on mentoring in general before providing some…
Descriptors: Mentors, Athletic Coaches, Literature Reviews, Nursing
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Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; McCaughtry, Nate; Cothran, Donetta; Martin, Jeffrey – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2006
Background: It is critical to understand the contextual factors in schools that influence teaching behaviours and student learning outcomes. This study uses a contextual framework with four domain areas (personal, instructional, institutional, and societal) to take an in-depth look at urban/inner-city teachers' context and the enacted curriculum.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teacher Characteristics, Cultural Relevance, Teaching Skills