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ERIC Number: EJ1232002
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2160-1682
Upper Elementary School Student Perceptions of Physical Education: High Attitude and Moderate/Low Attitudes
Phillips, Sharon R.; Bernstein, Eve; Silverman, Stephen
Physical Educator, v76 n4 p1064-1085 2019
This study examined the perceptions of upper elementary school students toward physical education (PE). High and moderate/low attitude students (N = 16) participated. Two themes emerged: (a) it is important to have fun in PE (students are excited to go to PE, PE is their favorite class, the teacher influences perceptions of fun) and (b) class activities are important (moderate/low students enjoyed team problem solving, fitness activities were controversial). The results suggest that class organization and content influence perceptions.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 4; Intermediate Grades; Grade 5; Middle Schools
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Language: English
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