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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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Enright, Eimear; Coll, Leanne; Ní Chróinín, Deirdre; Fitzpatrick, Mary – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Student voice agendas have been slow to permeate higher educational institutions. Curricula in universities, like those in primary and secondary education, are still usually made for students by teachers who, while they may have the best interests of the students in mind, rarely if ever engage students in curriculum decision-making.…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Educators
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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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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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Andersson, Joacim; Maivorsdotter, Ninitha – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Pedagogical research on career is encouraged to not limit sport learning to athletic skills, coaching effectiveness and coach-athlete relationships, but to also focus on learning in a multidimensional sense in the context of an athlete's individual and social biography. This article examines an elite athlete's career path as a body…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Athletes
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Araújo, Rui Manuel Flores; Hastie, Peter Andrew; de Assunção Bessa Pereira, Cristiana Helena; Mesquita, Isabel Maria Ribeiro – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: One of the essential elements within Sport Education is the inclusion of student roles and responsibilities. While previous research has examined students' performance in officiating tasks, the examination of student-coaches' pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) within peer-assisted tasks of Sport Education has been scarce. Indeed, the…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Physical Education, Foreign Countries, Athletic Coaches
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Valentini, Nadia Cristina; Pierosan, Licia; Rudisill, Mary E.; Hastie, Peter A. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Fundamental motor skill proficiency is essential for engagement in sports and physical play and in the development of a healthy lifestyle. Children with motor delays (with and without disabilities) lack the motor skills necessary to participate in games and physical activity, and tend to spend more time as onlookers than do their…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Intervention, Motor Development, Play
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Phillips, Sharon R.; Mercier, Kevin; Doolittle, Sarah – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Primary objective: Teacher evaluation is being revamped by policy-makers. The marginalized status of physical education has protected this subject area from reform for many decades, but in our current era of system-wide, data-based decision-making, physical education is no longer immune. Standardized and local testing, together with structured…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Accountability, Physical Education, Teacher Evaluation
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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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North, Chris – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: School teachers who become teacher educators (TEs) are rarely prepared for the different pedagogies that teacher education requires. One pedagogical difference is the need for TEs to make their thinking and decisions explicit to pre-service teachers (PSTs) so PSTs can see teaching as an adaptive process rather than a set of routines to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Sawiuk, Rebecca; Taylor, William. G.; Groom, Ryan – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Within the context of sports coaching and coach education, formalised mentoring relationships are often depicted as a mentor--mentee dyad. Thus, mentoring within sports coaching is typically conceptualised as a one-dimensional relationship, where the mentor is seen as the powerful member of the dyad, with greater age and/or experience…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Mentors, Athletics, Physical Education
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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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Overton, Hannah; Wrench, Alison; Garrett, Robyne – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Laws and legislation have prompted movement from special education towards inclusive education, whereby students with disabilities are included in mainstream physical education (PE) classes. It is widely acknowledged that including students with disabilities in PE presents significant challenges in relation to meeting the diverse needs…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Physical Education
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Luguetti, Carla; Oliver, Kimberly L.; Dantas, Luiz E. P. B. T.; Kirk, David – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Purpose: This study discusses the process of co-constructing a prototype pedagogical model for working with youth from socially vulnerable backgrounds. Participants and settings: This six-month activist research project was conducted in a soccer program in a socially vulnerable area of Brazil in 2013. The study included 17 youths, 4 coaches, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Persons, Team Sports, Athletics
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Freak, Annette; Miller, Judith – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017
Background: Generalist teachers' confidence, competence and preparedness to teach Physical Education (PE) following Primary School Physical Education Teacher Education (PSPETE) has emerged as a research imperative. Yet little is known of teachers' perceptions of such matters. For teacher educators responding to the deficient delivery of primary…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education
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