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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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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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Chen, Senlin; Gu, Xiangli – Quest, 2018
Comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) holds much promise as a solution for youth PA promotion, due to its strong theoretical and political support. In this article, we review the current research on CSPAP. Fifty-four published articles that met the inclusion criteria were identified and retrieved using direct library database…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Life Style, Health Promotion, Literature Reviews
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Ransdell, Lynda B.; Nguyen, Nhu; Hums, Mary A.; Clark, Megan; Williams, Sarah B. – Quest, 2018
This study examined perspectives of U.S. collegiate kinesiology department chairs (n = 54/144; 37.5% response rate) relative to: (a) opportunities and most enjoyable aspects of being a department chair, (b) challenges and least enjoyable aspects of being a department chair, and (c) perspectives on mentoring. The majority of participants enjoyed…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Human Body, Department Heads, Attitude Measures
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Columna, Luis; Hodge, Samuel R.; Samalot-Rivera, Amaury; Vigo-Valentín, Alexander N.; Cervantes, Carlos M. – Quest, 2018
The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of Hispanic faculty involved in physical education teacher education programs at predominantly White colleges and universities in the United States. The study was positioned in the theoretical framework of organizational socialization. Participants were Hispanic (n = 6) faculty from various…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Minority Group Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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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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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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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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Kinnerk, Paul; Harvey, Stephen; MacDonncha, Ciarán; Lyons, Mark – Quest, 2018
Game-Based Approaches (GBAs) have been advocated as a pedagogy to improve decision-making, skill execution, and physical fitness in physical education teaching and sports coaching. To date, no review paper has reported on the use of GBAs in competitive team sport settings. The purpose of this article was to review the research evidence conducted…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Coaching (Performance), Competition, Team Sports
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Thomas, Jafra D.; Flay, Brian R.; Cardinal, Bradley J. – Quest, 2018
Readability studies routinely report that resources with physical activity-related content exceed the eighth-grade reading level (RL), the maximum recommended for health education resources. The objectives of this meta-analysis were to determine the extent that findings in the literature represented true differences and whether production sources…
Descriptors: Readability, Physical Activities, Meta Analysis, Health Education
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Lyle, John – Quest, 2018
The utility and applicability of research in sport coaching is widely reported to be problematic. This article offers a critical commentary on the factors impacting the potential transferability of research findings into coaches' practice and into coach education, arguing that a more nuanced appreciation of these factors is necessary. The issue is…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Research, Technology Transfer, Research and Development
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Bean, Corliss; Kramers, Sara; Forneris, Tanya; Camiré, Martin – Quest, 2018
There is an ongoing discussion as to how life skills development and transfer should be addressed. Previously, researchers have proposed an implicit/explicit dichotomy to explain how life skills teaching occurs. As research within the area of sport-based youth development continues to progress, a model is needed to delineate the varying levels of…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Skill Development, Transfer of Training, Youth Programs
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Liu, Jiling; McBride, Ron E.; Xiang, Ping; Scarmardo-Rhodes, Melissa – Quest, 2018
To better prepare physical education (PE) teachers, this study explored a group of pre-service teachers' understanding, application, and development of critical thinking (CT) in a capstone methods course. Participants were 12 pre-service teachers from a PE teacher education (PETE) program at a large university in the southwestern United States.…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Critical Thinking, Comprehension
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