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ERIC Number: EJ617229
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
I Play, Therefore I Am: An Undergraduate Philosophical Action Research Project.
Stoll, Sharon Kay; Beller, Jennifer M.; Mathews, Allison; Matthews, Julie; Trainer, Maria; Freitas, Brandon; McLaughlin, Casey; Milke, Mary
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v71 n9 p50-55 Nov-Dec 2000
Asked undergraduate students' opinions of Descartes' belief that the mind and body are separate, then had them conduct action research projects examining whether the mind-body dilemma might be overcome if teachers valued the essential nature of play and applied it to sport and physical education. Results supported the hypothesis that physical activity declines without play, in any context. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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