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Andersson, Joacim; Risberg, Jonas – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: While studies of teaching frequently preserve an interest in teacher-pupil encounters that take place in certain spots, this article shows how teachers' can be understood as "in-path" instructors, which is significant for student-based learning. This complements studies that have mainly focused on teachers instructional work…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Educational Environment, Teacher Role
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Joy, Phillip; Larsson, Håkan – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: Masculinities are fluid and socially constructed. Physical education is one means by which masculinities are constituted. Some masculinities may be limited through content, activities, and pedagogy of physical education that shape the way students come to know gender. The purpose of this study was to explore how movements contribute to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masculinity, Human Body, Physical Education
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Devís-Devís, José; Pereira-García, Sofía; López-Cañada, Elena; Pérez-Samaniego, Víctor; Fuentes-Miguel, Jorge – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: School is one of the primary settings where non-gender conformer children and adolescents emerge as vulnerable groups at high risk of suffering violence and harassment. Within schooling contexts, embodied experiences in physical education (PE) may become particularly problematic for trans students. However, there is little research…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Secondary School Students, Sexual Identity, Social Bias
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Dagkas, Symeon; Hunter, Lisa – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2015
Background: There is growing concern surrounding the "racialised" body and the way young people develop dispositions towards physical activity (PA) and sports, and more broadly to physical culture. This paper draws on Bourdieu's social theory in an effort to explore the ways in which the intersectionality of various "fields"…
Descriptors: Muslims, Semi Structured Interviews, Foreign Countries, Human Body
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Azzarito, Laura; Hill, Joanne – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2013
Background: Young people's health status and level of physical activity participation are pressing issues in many Western countries, yet social, economic, and educational inequalities in local spaces remain under-theorized. In the USA and the UK, ethnic-minority girls have been identified as the least physically active and as having the worst…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Human Body, Physical Activity Level
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Larsson, Hakan; Fagrell, Birgitta; Redelius, Karin – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2009
Background: Research on PE indicates that the subject is marked by rather stable gendered patterns of behaviour and perceptions of the subject. This paper marks an attempt to outline a theoretical approach that makes it possible to interpret what is going on in the gym in a way that might challenge the reproduction of gender. Purpose: To…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Sex Stereotypes, Females