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ERIC Number: EJ1022106
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-May
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1356-336X
Characteristics and Conceptual Framework of the Easy-Play Model
Lu, Chunlei; Steele, Kyle
European Physical Education Review, v20 n2 p229-243 May 2014
The Easy-Play Model offers a defined framework to organize games that promote an inclusive and enjoyable sport experience. The model can be implemented by participants playing sports in educational, recreational or social contexts with the goal of achieving an active lifestyle in an inclusive, cooperative and enjoyable environment. The Easy-Play Model offers a framework for modifying team sports in order to establish challenging and supportive playing opportunities in a context where competition is optimized. Arousal-seeking play theory, complexity theory and self-determination theory inform the theoretical foundations and comprehension of this model. The Easy-Play Model addresses many of the challenges that affect how frequently children and adolescents participate in physical activity through sport. This model's alternative approach tackles physical inactivity and its health consequences by way of encouraging participation in sport. Its framework emphasizes a healthy, optimal competitiveness that appeals to all players regardless of age, skill and ability.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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