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Kennedy, Sarah G.; Peralta, Louisa R.; Lubans, David R.; Foweather, Lawrence; Smith, Jordan J. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Introduction: Secondary schools have the potential to promote health-related fitness (HRF) and physical activity within and outside school hours. As such, schools are often chosen as the setting to implement child and adolescent physical activity programs. School-based programs often utilise teachers as delivery agents, but few studies examine…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Program Implementation, Health Promotion, Secondary School Students
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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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Aasland, Erik; Walseth, Kristin; Engelsrud, Gunn – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Previous research on physical education (PE) teaching practice indicates that an exercise physiology discourse has assumed a dominant position within the field. Research shows that PE teachers are likely to emphasise physical fitness training in their teaching, and PE teachers seem to appreciate pupils who show high levels of physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activity Level, Teaching Methods, Exercise Physiology
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Borghouts, Lars B.; Slingerland, Menno; Haerens, Leen – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Assessment can have various functions, and is an important impetus for student learning. For assessment to be effective, it should be aligned with curriculum goals and of sufficient quality. Although it has been suggested that assessment quality in physical education (PE) is suboptimal, research into actual assessment practices has…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Questionnaires, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Yoon, Keejoon; Armour, Kathleen M. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: A new national physical education (PE) curriculum has been developed in South Korea and PE teachers have been challenged to deliver new transferable educational outcomes in character development through PE. In one geographical area, in order to support teachers to make required changes, a Communities of Practice (CoP) approach to…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Qualitative Research, College Faculty, Communities of Practice
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Iserbyt, Peter; Ward, Phillip; Li, Weidong – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) is an interaction of several knowledge bases upon which the teacher makes decisions about what and how to teach. To date, there are no studies in physical education directly documenting relationships between specialized content knowledge (SCK) and PCK. Such relationships have not been empirically…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Physical Education, Knowledge Level, Specialization
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Brown, Trent D.; Penney, Dawn – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: New curriculum developments present opportunities for established thinking and practice in physical education to be reaffirmed or challenged in government, professional and institutional arenas. The introduction of a new official text for the Victorian Certificate of Education Physical Education [VCEPE] in 2011 provided a prompt for…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Secondary School Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Vercruysse, Sien; De Clercq, Dirk; Goossens, Lennert; Aelterman, Nathalie; Haerens, Leen – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Injury prevention is highly needed in physically active populations, such as pre-service and in-service physical education teachers (PETs). As a lack of adherence to preventive strategies is problematic in injury, it seems crucial to develop and optimize interventions that correspond to the specific needs and wishes of PETs. Aim: The…
Descriptors: Injuries, Prevention, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Bodsworth, Hannah; Goodyear, Victoria A. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: The influence of technology on children's everyday lives is significant in today's society, with children described as digital natives and/or the iGeneration. There are also a range of digital technologies available for use in education and a number of pedagogical approaches reported to support technology integration and pupil learning…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Physical Education, Influence of Technology, Technology Integration
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García-Calvo, Tomás; Sánchez-Oliva, David; Leo, Francisco Miguel; Amado, Diana; Pulido, Juan José – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2016
Background: The physical education (PE) context has been emphasised as an ideal environment for developing positive behaviours among students. Under the Positive Youth Development paradigm, various initiatives have been conducted with the aim of promoting personal and social responsibility among adolescents. Self-Determination Theory has been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Intervention, Positive Behavior Supports
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De Meyer, Jotie; Soenens, Bart; Aelterman, Nathalie; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Haerens, Leen – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2016
Background: In Self-Determination Theory (SDT), a well-validated macro-theory on human motivation, a distinction is made between internally controlling teaching practices (e.g. guilt-induction and shaming) and externally controlling practices (e.g. threats and punishments, commands). While both practices are said to undermine students' motivation,…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Theories, Motivation, Teaching Methods
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Vors, Olivier; Gal-Petitfaux, Nathalie – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2015
Background: Since 2010, French secondary schools with a high proportion of students in academic difficulty benefit from a compensatory education policy called "Ecoles Colleges et Lycees pour l'Ambition, l'Innovation et la Reussite" (ECLAIR). These students tend to behave poorly and frequently disengage from learning tasks, and thus one…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Physical Education Teachers
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Casey, Ashley; O'Donovan, Toni – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2015
Background: Green and Thorburn claim that examination physical education now holds a dominant place in both the UK's national discourse and in the lives and careers of many teachers. Despite the move towards the academicisation of physical education and the proliferation of accredited qualifications in a number of countries, both of which have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Interviews
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Penney, Dawn; Jones, Andy; Newhouse, Paul; Cambell, Alistair – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2012
Background: The Digital Forms of Assessment project is a three-year Australian Research Council Linkage research project being conducted by Edith Cowan University's Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies (CSaLT) in partnership with the Curriculum Council of Western Australia. The project is investigating the potential for a digital format…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Student Evaluation, Summative Evaluation
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Krech, Paul R.; Kulinna, Pamela H.; Cothran, Donetta – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2010
Background: Effective classroom management is the cornerstone of successful teaching. Behavioural issues affect the classroom climate as well as the time available for learning. Pupil misbehaviours can also contribute to teacher stress and burn out resulting in teachers leaving the profession. It is important for us to understand more about pupil…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques
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