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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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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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Stapleton, Drue T.; Taliaferro, Andrea R.; Bulger, Sean M. – Quest, 2017
Physical education programs in colleges/universities have been called on to provide students with opportunities to develop an appreciation for, and increase participation in, lifetime physical activity. Higher Education Physical Activity Programs (HEPAPs) have evolved over the past 100 years in response to changing societal and institutional…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Higher Education, Physical Activities, Youth Programs
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Sartore-Baldwin, Melanie L.; McCullough, Brian; Quatman-Yates, Catherine – Quest, 2017
The purpose of this article is to present a conceptual model of shared responsibility within the sport context. Focusing on issues of harm and injustice, this model proposes that organized sport can exist as an oppressive social structure that endorses ignorance through the presence of asymmetrical power relations. This ignorance reinforces…
Descriptors: Models, Participative Decision Making, Athletics, Justice
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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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Haegele, Justin Anthony; Hodge, Samuel – Quest, 2016
Over time, the meaning of disability has been understood in a variety of ways. The way in which disability is understood is important because the language people use to describe individuals with disabilities influences their expectations and interactions with them. For physical education teachers, philosophical orientation in regard to disability…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Discourse Analysis, Models, Criticism
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Russell, Jared; Gaudreault, Karen Lux; Richards, K. Andrew – Quest, 2016
In preparing the future stewards of the physical education profession, the occupational socialization and professional development of physical education doctoral students is important to consider. To date, there has been scant scholarly inquiry into doctoral education in physical education. However, there is an abundance of research related to…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Student Characteristics, Socialization, Physical Education
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Goodyear, Victoria; Dudley, Dean – Quest, 2015
The role of the facilitator has become almost synonymously associated with student-centered approaches. However, how a teacher functions as a facilitator is less well defined. This article begins to define teacher action in student-centered learning environments. Through an exploration of teacher behavior, teacher--student interactions, and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Models, Educational Practices, Student Centered Curriculum
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Ciomaga, Bogdan – Quest, 2014
The sociology of sport literature is now sufficiently broad to allow a general analysis of research patterns in this field. To facilitate the identification of these vectors of expansion, sources referenced in articles published in "Sociology of Sport Journal and Journal of Sport and Social Issues" between 2003 and 2011 are examined in…
Descriptors: Athletics, Sociology, Journal Articles, Content Analysis
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Moran, Thomas Eugene; Taliaferro, Andrea R.; Pate, Joshua R. – Quest, 2014
Community-based physical activity programs for people with disabilities have barriers that are unique to their program leader qualifications and the population they serve. Moran and Block (2010) argued that there is a need for practical strategies that are easy for communities to implement, maximize resources, and minimize the impact of barriers…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Physical Activities, Barriers, Disabilities
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Gréhaigne, Jean-Francis; Godbout, Paul – Quest, 2014
This article examines the theory of dynamic systems and its use in the domains of the study and coaching of team sports. The two teams involved in a match are looked at as two interacting systems in movement, where opposition is paramount. A key element for the observation of game play is the notion of configuration of play and its ever-changing…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Coaching (Performance), Team Sports, Models
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Hodge, Samuel R. – Quest, 2014
In this paper, I engage in discourse centrally located in the ideology of race in the United States of America juxtaposed to social justice with promise for tomorrow in higher education and beyond. I assert that social justice in kinesiology requires that once hired, retaining, securing tenured status, and promoting faculty of color means having…
Descriptors: Physical Education, African American Teachers, Social Justice, Race
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Hutzler, Yeshayahu; Bar-Eli, Michael – Quest, 2013
The purpose of this article is to describe a theoretical model and practice examples of judgment and decision making bias within the context of inclusion in physical education and sports. After presenting the context of adapting for inclusion, the theoretical roots of judgment and decision are described, and are linked to the practice of physical…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Physical Education, Intervention, Ecology
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Templin, Thomas J. – Quest, 2012
Research grounded in role theory and occupational socialization theory point to the potential consequences of occupying the roles of physical education teacher and athletic coach concurrently. Specifically, time constraints and inconsistencies in role requirements, organization, rewards, and modes of accountability in teaching and coaching create…
Descriptors: Role Theory, Socialization, Physical Education Teachers, Athletic Coaches
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Larsson, Hakan; Quennerstedt, Mikael – Quest, 2012
The purpose of the article is to outline a sociocultural way of exploring human movement. Our ambition is to develop an analytical framework where moving humans are explored in terms of what it means to move as movements are performed by somebody, for a certain purpose, and in a certain situation. We find this approach in poststructural…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Sociocultural Patterns, Motor Development, Physical Activities
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