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ERIC Number: EJ1165260
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1357-3322
Poetry in Motion: In Search of the Poetic in Health and Physical Education
Fitzpatrick, Katie
Sport, Education and Society, v23 n2 p123-134 2018
This article uses poetry to show how we might reimagine the body and movement in ways that speak back to and subvert dominant and neoliberal conceptions of health and physical education (HPE). Drawing on the notion of poiesis and Arnold's conceptualisation of physical education as "in through and about movement," I explore possibilities for poetic responses to the body and movement. These responses aim to unearth the emotional and political elements of movement experiences and highlight how much we lose in positioning movement as transactional, and HPE as only justifiable through extrinsic outcomes.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Creative Works
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Language: English
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