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Twietmeyer, Gregg; Johnson, Tyler G. – Quest, 2019
One of the most long-standing controversies in kinesiology has been that of physical activity requirements (PARs) in corresponding degree programs. Despite a recommendation from the American Kinesiology Association to include "the practice of physical activity" in undergraduate kinesiology degree programs, some programs have PARs, while…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Human Body, Psychomotor Skills, Physiology
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Vadeboncoeur, Joshua D.; Bopp, Trevor – Quest, 2019
This article seeks to synthesize and apply White racial identity theory and concomitant research to the interaction between athletic and racial identity, specifically as it relates to the experiential variations of how race impacts White athletes within the college sport environment. White dialectics, or the tensions that White Americans…
Descriptors: White Students, Athletes, College Athletics, College Students
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Blackshear, Tara B.; Barton, Andrea T.; Moxley, Jennifer – Quest, 2019
The debate on whether kinesiology students should undergo fitness testing is controversial. Some are strong proponents of fitness testing, while others are in strong opposition. As advocates for fitness testing among kinesiology majors, we aimed to assess the fitness levels of Exercise Science and Physical Education Teacher Education majors and…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Human Body, Psychomotor Skills, Physical Fitness
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Knudson, Duane – Quest, 2019
The knowledge base of kinesiology can be compared to the construction of a fragmented, diffuse tower. Much of the lack of identity and progress of kinesiology as the leader in the study of human physical activity may result from inconsistent nomenclature. Several examples of improper and inconsistent use of kinesiology nomenclature are noted and…
Descriptors: Physiology, Physical Activities, Periodicals, Professional Associations
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You, JeongAe; Craig, Cheryl J.; Oh, Suhak – Quest, 2019
This article explores the current state and new roles of physical education as liberal education (PELE) in higher education. Recently, there has been growing discontent with PELE due to program redundancy and lack of educational power in higher education. However, little attention has been given to how to reconstruct PELE in higher education. To…
Descriptors: Role, Physical Education, General Education, Higher Education
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Russell, Jared; Hodge, Samuel R.; Frank, Anna Marie; Vaughn, Michelle – Quest, 2019
As our nation and society becomes more racially and ethnically diverse, college campuses are experiencing a dynamic shift in the student demographic on campus as well. Purposes of the study were to: (a) analyze the beliefs of kinesiology academic unit leaders (i.e., chairs, directors, heads) regarding faculty and student diversity within their…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Administrators, Administrator Attitudes, Diversity (Institutional)
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Boyce, B. Ann; Lund, Jackie L.; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
The purpose of this article was to examine Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on their training as researchers received during doctoral study. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on nine different aspects related to research training. Specifically, these items consisted of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Doctoral Programs, Kinetics
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Boyce, B. Ann; Lund, Jackie L.; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
The purpose of this article was to examine Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on their pedagogical training received during doctoral study. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on nine different items related to teacher training. Specifically, these items consisted of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Educational Attitudes, Graduate Study
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Boyce, B. Ann; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Lund, Jackie L.; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
In this article, we examined Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on their doctoral programs and departments. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on 10 different aspects related to teacher training. Specifically, the items consisted of measures of DS perceptions on: (a)…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Study
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Boyce, B. Ann; Hollibaugh, Casey; Lund, Jackie L.; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
The purpose of this article was to examine Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on issues related to their dissertation experiences. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on nine different aspects related to their dissertations. Specifically, these items consisted of measures…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Doctoral Dissertations, Student Attitudes, Time Perspective
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Boyce, B. Ann; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Lund, Jackie L.; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
The purpose of this article was to examine Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on their advisors. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on 10 different aspects related to their advisors. Specifically, these items consisted of measures of DS perceptions on: (a) working with…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Faculty Advisers, Kinetics, Time Perspective
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Boyce, B. Ann; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Lund, Jackie L.; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
In this article, we examined Past Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on issues related to their career experiences. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 56 past DS provided information on nine different aspects related to their current careers. Specifically, the items consisted of (a) type of position, (b) employment…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Time Perspective, Kinetics, Employment
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Lund, Jackie L.; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Boyce, B. Ann – Quest, 2019
In this thematic issue, we examined Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on six topics: (a) dissertation, (b) teacher training, (c) research training, (d) advisors, (e) doctoral program and department, and (f) career perspectives (past DS). Each topic was viewed through three lenses: (a) status (past and current DS), (b) gender, and (c)…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Kinetics, Student Attitudes, Career Choice
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Frank, Anna Marie – Quest, 2018
We live in challenging times. The divisions among people related to race, gender, gender identity, religion, and socioeconomic class are becoming more apparent. Past efforts toward social justice and the dismantling of these divisions seem to be losing their momentum and are even negated. As kinesiologists, we each need to commit to standing for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Kinetics, Physical Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Columna, Luis; Hodge, Samuel R.; Samalot-Rivera, Amaury; Vigo-Valentín, Alexander N.; Cervantes, Carlos M. – Quest, 2018
The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of Hispanic faculty involved in physical education teacher education programs at predominantly White colleges and universities in the United States. The study was positioned in the theoretical framework of organizational socialization. Participants were Hispanic (n = 6) faculty from various…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Minority Group Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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