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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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Ding, Haiyong; Li, Youqiang; Wu, Xueping – Quest, 2014
The purpose of this article is to describe published scholarly and research work to determine the extent to which they contributed to the physical education reform during 2000-2010 in China. Using an analytical reasoning approach, we analyzed 730 scholarly articles on K-12 physical education published in the 6 top kinesiology scholarly journals.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Research Projects, Educational Change
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Whitley, Meredith A.; Forneris, Tanya; Barker, Bryce – Quest, 2014
In recent years, underserved communities have received much attention within the field of positive youth development (PYD). While there are an increasing number of opportunities for underserved youth to join PYD-based programs, there is growing concern surrounding the lack of critical evaluation of these programs (Kidd, 2008). Unfortunately, there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth Programs, Adolescent Development, Trust (Psychology)
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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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Erwin, Heather; Beighle, Aaron; Carson, Russell L.; Castelli, Darla M. – Quest, 2013
Physical activity (PA) participation levels among youth remain well below national recommendations. Thus, a variety of strategies to promote youth PA have been advocated, including multifaceted, school-based approaches. One identified as having great potential is a comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP). The goal of a CSPAP is to…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Youth, School Culture
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Pasco, Denis – Quest, 2013
In recent years, virtual reality technology has been successfully used for learning purposes. The purposes of the article are to examine current research on the role of virtual reality in physical activity settings and discuss potential application of using virtual reality technology to enhance learning in physical education. The article starts…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Concept Formation
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Templin, Thomas J.; Gaudreault, Karen Lux – Quest, 2013
While quality physical education teacher education requires recruits to be trained in the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for effective teaching, research stemming from socialization theory and role theory indicates that this may not be adequate. Pre-service teachers also need to be made aware of organizational challenges they will…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Thorburn, Malcolm; MacAllister, James – Quest, 2013
Despite the current policy prominence of physical education, there is still unease about the subject's educational contribution. In this respect, we are surprised by how seldom John Dewey's writings inform contemporary reviews of aims and values. We outline how his writings on connecting the child and the curriculum and schools with…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Curriculum Development, Well Being
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Chow, Jia Yi – Quest, 2013
This article provides a brief overview of the framework of nonlinear pedagogy and evidence emanating from motor learning literature that underpins a nonlinear pedagogical approach. In addition, challenges for nonlinear pedagogy and a discussion on how nonlinear pedagogy support the work of physical education (PE) teachers will be shared. Evidence…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teaching Methods, Learning Strategies
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Johnson, Tyler G. – Quest, 2013
The current philosophical paradigm in higher education, where theory transcends practice, consigns physical education to the bottom of a hierarchy of educational content (Kretchmar, 2005). Leaders of physical education teacher education programs are left with three difficult choices: (a) accept physical education's lowly position in the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education, Educational Philosophy
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Feingold, Ronald S. – Quest, 2013
A case is presented against a data collection system that is intended to provide increased accountability of teachers, professors and the profession. The utilization of some current data collection systems may in fact jeopardize the integrity of the profession's mission and goals. The cause of concern is the use of the easiest form of data…
Descriptors: Accountability, Strategic Planning, Data Collection, Teacher Evaluation
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Block, Betty Ann; Weatherford, Gwendolyn M. – Quest, 2013
Presenting research well with regard to persons with disabilities is as important as conducting research well. Disembodied, technical writing does not accurately represent the dramas of athletes, fans, and people who are trying to exist in damaged or violated bodies. Our stories are left incomplete if we omit the metaphoric and symbolic codes we…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Education, Educational Research, Personal Narratives
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Cutforth, Nick – Quest, 2013
Community engagement is central to the public and civic mission of a growing number of colleges and universities, and numerous faculty members are applying their expertise to issues of importance to local communities and the larger society. However, there have been few first-hand descriptions of the career paths of faculty who engage in…
Descriptors: Colleges, College Faculty, Citizen Participation, Institutional Mission
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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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Collins, Loel; Collins, Dave – Quest, 2013
Adventure sport coaches practice in environments that are dynamic and high in risk, both perceived and actual. The inherent risks associated with these activities, individuals' responses and the optimal exploitation of both combine to make the processes of risk management more complex and hazardous than the traditional sports where risk management…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Decision Making, Educational Change, Adventure Education
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