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Marttinen, Risto; Daum, David; Fredrick, Ray N.; Santiago, Joshua; Silverman, Stephen – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: This study sought to explore students' experiences of the Fitness Integrated with Technology (F.I.T.) unit and of their perceptions of using technology in physical education. Method: This manuscript is part of a larger mixed-methods study that measured student attitude and physical activity (PA) levels of 221 students in sixth, seventh,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Physical Fitness
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Clennin, Morgan N.; Demissie, Zewditu; Michael, Shannon L.; Wright, Carly; Silverman, Stephen; Chriqui, Jamie; Pate, Russell R. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine changes in school-based physical education (PE) attendance over time among nationally representative samples of U.S. high school students and how changes in PE attendance have varied across demographic subgroups. Method: Student demographic information and PE attendance data were obtained from 13…
Descriptors: High School Students, Physical Education, Attendance, Risk
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Mercier, Kevin; Silverman, Stephen – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this investigation was to develop an instrument that has scores that are valid and reliable for measuring students' attitudes toward fitness testing. Method: The method involved the following steps: (a) an elicitation study, (b) item development, (c) a pilot study, and (d) a validation study. The pilot study included 427…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Attitudes, Measurement Techniques, Program Validation
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Scrabis-Fletcher, Kristin; Silverman, Stephen – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2010
Perception of Competence (POC) has been studied extensively in physical activity (PA) research with similar instruments adapted for physical education (PE) research. Such instruments do not account for the unique PE learning environment. Therefore, an instrument was developed and the scores validated to measure POC in middle school PE. A…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires, Student Surveys
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Silverman, Stephen; Keating, Xiaofen Deng – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2002
Examined the content, process, and instructors of introductory graduate research methods classes within kinesiology and physical education departments. Overall, course objectives included understanding, planning, critiquing, and applying research. Quantitative design and analysis were emphasized most frequently. Most class time involved lecture.…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education
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Silverman, Stephen – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1985
This study investigated the relationships among achievement, motor engagement, cognitive engagement, and characteristics of initial skill, experience, and sex of students doing the breaststroke. When students were divided by gender, experience, and skill level, all engaged time had positive and negative correlations with achievement. (Author/MT)
Descriptors: Cognitive Measurement, Higher Education, Psychomotor Skills, Sex Differences
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Silverman, Stephen; And Others – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1984
Academic Learning Time (ALT) is an indirect measure of student achievement in cases where permanent products are difficult to collect. Differences in the ALT physical education subcategories are examined for two different instructional situations, different activity units, and for student characteristics of sex, skill level, and special-needs…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Student Behavior
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Silverman, Stephen – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1991
Reviews research on teaching in physical education, particularly from the past 15 years. The article considers the research methodology employed and examines research related to instructional effectiveness, classroom ecology, and cognition and decision making. Future directions with implications for researchers, teachers, and educators are…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Decision Making, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Silverman, Stephen; And Others – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1995
This study examined relationships of task structures, explicitness, and accountability with student achievement in physical education. Students completed volleyball skills instruction, plus pretests and posttests. Videotaped instruction for skill-related tasks was examined. Results indicated clear patterns of organization, explicitness, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Elementary School Students, Intermediate Grades