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ERIC Number: EJ1031052
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
The Use of Instructional and Motivational Self-Talk in Setting up a Physical Education Lesson
Zourbanos, Nikos
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v84 n8 p54-58 2013
The main purpose of this article is to provide guidelines to physical educators for setting up a self-talk program during their lesson. The article briefly presents definitions of self-talk and research findings in sport and physical education to highlight the important benefits of positive self-talk in enhancing task performance. It also provides self-talk guidelines to enhance task performance and skill acquisition during the physical education lesson and demonstrates that self-talk is applicable not only in sport settings but in physical education as well.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A