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Block, Betty Ann; Tietjen-Smith, Tara; Estes, Steven G. – Quest, 2015
In this age of postmodern supercomplexity, universities face increased demands from many precincts in our society to respond to such issues as broader access, graduation rates, costs, and relevance, to name just a few. The cultivation of professional conditions that will help higher education and its kinesiology professoriate to not only to…
Descriptors: Exercise Physiology, Kinetics, Higher Education, Decision Making
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Hochstetler, Douglas – Quest, 2012
In this article I examine the theme of wilderness through the lens of American philosopher Henry Bugbee. His conception of wilderness goes beyond the literal sense of the word to what Mooney (1999) terms "a generous space of listening, mutuality of address and presence" (p. ix). I contend that Bugbee's metaphorical expression of wilderness has…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Integrity, Work Ethic, Kinetics
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DePauw, Karen P. – Quest, 2010
This article presents the author's nineteenth Delphine Hanna commemorative lecture that focuses on a journey of many dimensions. Dr. Delphine Hanna, noted scholar and teacher, undertook a journey of many dimensions. As stated so eloquently by Minnie Linn, "there is something ageless and prophetic in the portrait of Dr. Delphine Hanna, in academic…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Social Change, Profiles, Colleges
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Hamill, Joseph – Quest, 2007
While the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) has outlined a number of learning outcomes for undergraduate biomechanics, there are a number of factors that can influence the curriculum in such courses. These factors create a situation that indeed can influence students and their attitude towards these classes.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Physical Education, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology
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Goldberger, Michael; Moyer, Steve – Quest, 1982
A taxonomy which classifies different types of human movements heirarchically was developed for use in teacher education, curriculum development, and teacher behavior research. The taxonomy is related to M. Mosston's Three-Dimensional Model of Developmental Movement. The instruments permit an expanded and integrated way of categorizing movement…
Descriptors: Classification, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Human Body