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Mierzwinski, Mark; Cock, Steven; Velija, Philippa – Quest, 2019
Bullying is increasingly considered to be an important moral, political, and social issue within modern society. Academic research on this issue has mostly been examined through a psychological lens, often using questionnaire data to examine and explain the prevalence of different types of bullying. In this position statement, we apply a…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Justice, Incidence, Educational Environment
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Washburn, Nicholas; Carson, Russell L.; Hemphill, Michael A. – Quest, 2017
While stress has always been present in the teaching profession, recent trends such as standardized testing and school and teacher accountability may be making teachers' work more stressful. Teacher satisfaction research has emerged as a popular lens through which to understand how teachers experience their work. This scoping review sought to…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Job Satisfaction, Educational Research, Periodicals
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McMullen, Jaimie; Ní Chróinín, Déirdre; Tammelin, Tuija; Pogorzelska, Malgorzata; van der Mars, Hans – Quest, 2015
Increasing physical activity opportunities in schools has emerged as a global priority among school-aged youth. As a result, many countries have designed and implemented whole-of-school physical activity initiatives that seek to increase physical activity opportunities that are available to school-aged children before, during, and after school.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Program Implementation
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Camiré, Martin – Quest, 2014
Millions of high school student-athletes in North America practice sport, and national federations communicate through their mission statements that this fosters student-athletes' positive development. The purpose of the current study was to review the recent literature to examine whether the educational claims made for youth development in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescent Development, High School Students, Athletics
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Ross, Susan M. – Quest, 2013
The "National Physical Activity Plan", as well as professional and government agencies (NASPE, 2008a; US Department of Health and Human Services, 2000) acknowledge pre-kindergarten (pre-K) children should be part of comprehensive school physical activity initiatives anchored in quality physical education programming. These…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Physical Education Teachers, Physical Activity Level
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Armour, Kathleen; Harris, Jo – Quest, 2013
This article argues for a new direction in research on health education within physical education (PE). Governments are increasingly looking to schools as a convenient form of public health investment. PE is implicated in health because of its core focus on physical activity, but there is little evidence to suggest that PE improves health…
Descriptors: Evidence, Health Education, Public Health, Physical Education
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Rhoades, Jesse Lee; Woods, Amelia – Quest, 2013
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) was created in 1987 with the purpose of establishing standards for instruction for K-12 teachers within the U.S. The NBPTS was tasked with identifying and certifying teachers who met their standards. In the current article, we theorize on the potential avenues by which the NBPTS is…
Descriptors: National Standards, Physical Education, Teacher Certification, Communities of Practice
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Woods, Catherine B.; Mutrie, Nanette – Quest, 2012
The purpose of this paper is to outline why physical activity policy is important in terms of promoting population based increases in physical activity. The promotion of physical activity through public policy happens globally and nationally, however to be successful it should also happen at state and local levels. We outline the rationale for the…
Descriptors: Public Health, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Foreign Countries
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Tate, Charlotte A. – Quest, 2010
Economic downturns are sudden and sharp reminders that public universities must shift their reliance on state appropriations to other sources of revenue. The recent economic crisis is another reminder that many sources of revenue must be sought for the continued vitality of public higher education in the United States. The ways and means for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Income, Educational Finance
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Zieff, Susan G.; Veri, Maria J. – Quest, 2009
This article examines the obesity, health, and physical activity discourses of the past 35 years in the context of the United States with particular reference to five social sectors: the biomedical domain; the popular media; nonprofit foundations, centers and agencies; various national and multinational corporations; and government at all levels.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Obesity, Physical Activities, Public Health
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McCaughtry, Nate; Dillon, Suzanna; Jones, Elizabeth; Smigell, Sara – Quest, 2005
American schools, especially their physical education and sport programs, provide some of the most hostile social geographies in all of society for gay youth. With the aim of transforming schools toward more democratic and sexuality sensitive institutions, this paper reviews the literature on sexuality and education. In the review, three themes,…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Homosexuality, Educational Environment, Social Bias
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Thomas, Jerry R.; Morrow, James R.; Stevermer, Catherine – Quest, 2004
This paper summarizes recent events concerning the evaluation of doctoral programs in kinesiology and physical education. An overview is provided of issues related to the evaluation process used by the National Research Council (NRC). The American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education (AAKPE) has developed a proposal to have our field…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Evaluation, Doctoral Programs
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Dyson, Ben; Griffin, Linda L.; Hastie, Peter A. – Quest, 2004
The purpose of this article is to present Sport Education, Tactical Games, and Cooperative Learning as valuable instructional models in physical education. Situated learning is used as a theoretical framework and connection between Sport Education, Tactical Games, and Cooperative Learning. The structures of Sport Education, Tactical Games, and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Cooperative Learning, Active Learning, Interpersonal Relationship
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Zeigler, Earle F. – Quest, 2003
The author argues that physical education has gradually declined in the second half of the twentieth century. Can the field ever hope to become vital to the provision of healthful, developmental physical activity for "all" of the country's population (whether they be students or members of the general public)? The question is answered…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activity Level, Athletics, Physical Activities