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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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Garratt, Dean; Kumar, Simon – Quest, 2019
This article examines the complex but seldom articulated relationship of primary physical education, citizenship, and social justice. We argue that to conflate physical "activity" and sport with physical "education" in unacknowledged ways may serve to perpetuate the status quo. More significantly, the current emphasis on…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Citizenship, Social Justice, Physical Activities
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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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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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van der Mars, Hans – Quest, 2018
In this article, I provide a brief historical perspective on how state-level policy was an integral part of the rise of school physical education in the first half of the twentieth century, as well as the evolution of sport pedagogy as a subdiscipline within the field of kinesiology. The role and importance of policy in changing behavior are…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Policy, Educational History, Behavior Change
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Casey, Ashley; Larsson, Håkan – Quest, 2018
Dominant discourses in physical education research center on subject-wide crisis. This is despite repeated calls to address enduring concerns about how physical education is taught. In short, the subject seems caught in Groundhog Day (defined by Oxford Dictionaries (n.d.) as "a situation in which a series of unwelcome or tedious events appear…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Power Structure
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Wendling, Elodie; Kellison, Timothy B.; Sagas, Michael – Quest, 2018
In this conceptual article, we seek to extend the domain of the conservation of resources (COR) theory to the collegiate student-athlete population in the context of academic-athletic role conflict and stress. Aside from reviewing the direct effects academic-athletic role conflict may have on psychological strain, this conceptual study also…
Descriptors: College Athletics, College Students, Role Conflict, Athletes
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Jacobs, Jennifer M.; Wright, Paul M. – Quest, 2018
Research has demonstrated that many quality sport-based youth development programs promote life skill acquisition (e.g., leadership, self-control) with the ultimate goal of facilitating positive outcomes in youth participants' social and academic environments. Researchers call this "transfer of life skills" (i.e., the idea that physical,…
Descriptors: Athletics, Youth Programs, Skill Development, Transfer of Training
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Kretchmar, R. Scott – Quest, 2018
The article investigates several ways in which creating, entering, and playing games requires uniquely human levels of intelligence. It examines an element of our evolutionary heritage and the possibility that games (particularly in the form of sport) were among the first elements of culture. It describes sport as a "way of knowing," a…
Descriptors: Play, Games, Intelligence, Athletics
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Rhoades, Jesse Lee; Hopper, Timothy Frank – Quest, 2018
This article explores Complexity Theory and applications of nonlinear dynamics in physical education (PE). The authors of this article discuss Complexity Theory and its applications to students and student learning. Additionally, there will be discussion of how the networking learning process associated with socio-coordinated mimicry creates a…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Learning Processes, Imitation, Movement Education
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Price, Amy; Collins, Dave; Stoszkowski, John; Pill, Shane – Quest, 2018
Over the past decade, there has been ongoing debate relating to the use of suitable pedagogical approaches for designing learning environments to develop skillful games players. There has, however, been little consideration of the "digital age of learning" and the global success of the digital video game industry. Using the educational…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Video Games, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Aggerholm, Kenneth; Standal, Øyvind Førland; Hordvik, Mats Melvold – Quest, 2018
Competition is an essential part of youth sport. But should it also be part of the curriculum in physical education? Or are competitive activities incompatible with the educational context? While some researchers have argued that physical education should embrace the sporting logic of competition, others have criticized the negative experiences it…
Descriptors: Competition, Physical Education, Educational Benefits, Educational Philosophy
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Azzarito, Laura; Macdonald, Doune; Dagkas, Symeon; Fisette, Jennifer – Quest, 2017
Critical theorists have called attention to the intensification of diversity that is now occurring inside and outside of school, while critically engaging with the detrimental effects of globalization on equity, diversity, and social justice. Globalization presents new challenges to education and to issues of social justice. In this article, we…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Agenda Setting, Social Justice, Physical Education
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Oh, Junghwan; Graber, Kim C. – Quest, 2017
Since the publication of "A Nation at Risk," some scholars have argued that a national curriculum and national testing are necessary to hold school personnel accountable for student achievement and, ultimately, to raise educational standards. The idea of developing a nationwide curriculum has been widely debated in the United States,…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Physical Education, Feasibility Studies, Core Curriculum
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