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Schinke, Robert J.; Middleton, Thierry; Petersen, Brennan; Kao, Sanfu; Lefebvre, Deborah; Habra, Bahaa – Quest, 2019
There are varied approaches that have been used in sport for development (SFD) projects. This article is focused on the move by sport and exercise psychology researchers toward community-based SFD projects where marginalized groups are centralized. The authors have chosen two of their projects to exemplify different approaches to SFD. An initial…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Foreign Countries, Exercise, Sport Psychology
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Bredemeier, Brenda Light; Shields, David Light – Quest, 2019
In this article, we suggest that character education in sport contexts can promote social justice. After defining key terms, we suggest that rethinking competition and the nature of team relationships is required to build a team culture responsive to concerns for social justice. The character of the team provides a nexus within which to develop…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Values Education, Team Sports, Competition
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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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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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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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Hersman, Bethany – Quest, 2018
This article presents the 27th Delphine Hanna Lecture presented at the 2018 NAKHE Annual Conference. Bethany Hersman states that leadership is about serving, and mentoring is a form of leadership. There is a need to preserve the NAKHE tradition, and one way to do that is for members to live up to their potential by mentoring others throughout…
Descriptors: Mentors, Coaching (Performance), Conference Papers, Higher Education
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Starck, Jenna R.; Richards, K. Andrew R.; O'Neil, Kason – Quest, 2018
Although more nuanced understandings of assessment have been proposed in the physical education literature, assessment practices remain relatively underdeveloped, and when used, tend to focus on traditional, summative evaluations of learning. However, physical education teacher education programs can be used as an intervention to help pre-service…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Shaw, Janet M.; Johnson, Danielle D.; Nygaard, Ingrid E. – Quest, 2018
Many undergraduate students in kinesiology are interested in clinical careers and seek research opportunities for advanced study and unique learning experiences. This article describes a process of engaging undergraduate students in a multi-disciplinary, National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded program project investigating factors that may…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Scientific Research, Exercise Physiology
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Housner, Lynn D.; Templin, Thomas J. – Quest, 2018
Research suggests that progress in the physical education profession is slowed by a cycle of nonteaching and dominance of traditional methodologies. Socialization factors operate to preserve and perpetuate the status quo of the profession, which is rooted primarily in team sport content. Teacher education programs are challenged to persuade…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Socialization, Teacher Orientation, Educational Change
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Guerrero, Michelle; Munroe-Chandler, Krista – Quest, 2018
Imagery research with children has been primarily examined within a structured physical activity context. However, researchers have begun to investigate children's imagery use in their active play (i.e., unstructured leisure-time physical activity). The objective of the present article was to develop a conceptual model of active play imagery--the…
Descriptors: Models, Play, Children, Leisure Time
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Olsson, Cliff; Cruickshank, Andrew; Collins, Dave – Quest, 2017
To help produce more expert coaches at the participation and performance levels, a number of governing bodies have established coach mentoring systems. In light of this trend, against the limited literature on coach mentoring and the risks of superficial treatment by coach education systems, this article critically discusses the role of the mentor…
Descriptors: Mentors, Epistemology, Athletic Coaches, Athletics
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Hersman, Bethany; Schroeder, Noah – Quest, 2017
Technology integration has become an ever-present phenomenon in institutions of higher education. This has led to an increase in online learning experiences that make higher education accessible to those who previously experienced barriers, such as having full-time jobs. One issue that affects online education is the challenge of engaging the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Communities of Practice
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Dudley, Dean; Cairney, John; Wainwright, Nalda; Kriellaars, Dean; Mitchell, Drew – Quest, 2017
The International Charter for Physical Education, Physical Activity, and Sport clearly states that vested agencies must participate in creating a strategic vision and identify policy options and priorities that enable the fundamental right for all people to participate in meaningful physical activity across their life course. Physical literacy is…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Public Health, Recreational Activities, Athletics
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Sato, Takahiro; Haegele, Justin Anthony; Foot, Rachel – Quest, 2017
Graduate adapted physical education (APE) courses have typically been taught using face-to-face formats where the instructor and learners physically meet in a classroom and engage in discussions and experiential exercises. However, because in-service physical educators have time demands associated with teaching, coaching, and family commitments,…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Faculty Development
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Cardinal, Bradley J. – Quest, 2017
Physical education debuted in higher education in 1860 at Amherst College. The program, aimed at the general student body, thrived under the leadership of Edward Hitchcock, Jr., M.D. Similar programs were developed elsewhere. At its high point, an estimated 97% of colleges and universities required their students to partake in some form of…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Physical Education
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