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Tristani, Lauren; Tomasone, Jennifer; Gainforth, Heather; Bassett-Gunter, Rebecca – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Quality inclusive physical activity (PA) programmes have demonstrated vast benefits for individuals with (e.g.) and without disabilities. For example, among people with disabilities, PA participation is related to enhanced social inclusion, reduced risk for secondary health conditions, optimised physical functioning, and improved overall…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Students with Disabilities, Student Participation
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Papastergiou, Marina; Natsis, Petros; Vernadakis, Nikolaos; Antoniou, Panagiotis – Education and Information Technologies, 2021
The aim of this study was to assess the impact of the integration of tablets and a mobile application for fitness development into a PE lesson in primary education, in schools that did not apply a 'one tablet per child' policy, on students' intrinsic motivation for the PE lesson. Four 5th grade and four 6th grade classes (145 students aged…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs, Physical Fitness, Physical Education
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Colwell, Jamie; Gregory, Kristen; Taylor, Valerie – Journal of Teacher Education, 2021
This qualitative multiple case study examined four preservice teachers' planning and perceptions of planning for culturally and socially relevant disciplinary literacy instruction in secondary disciplines. Four disciplines were represented: art, English, history, and physical education (P.E.)/health. This research sought to understand how a…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Case Studies, Preservice Teachers, Literacy Education
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Svendsen, Jesper Tinggaard; Svendsen, Annemari Munk – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2021
In today's classrooms, digital technologies and digital media enable an unlimited number of learning resources. Digital tools are one type of digital technology used in pedagogical settings. By digital tools we mean software that is not produced for educational purposes, but which may be used to support learning. Using theoretical concepts from…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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Dogru, Yeliz – African Educational Research Journal, 2021
The curfew restrictions applied during the pandemic period have had negative physical and psychological effects on people all over the world. Therefore, the aim of the study is examining the effect of distance exercise education on psychological state and body awareness. Twenty-one sedentary women aged 20-30 years participated in the study.…
Descriptors: Exercise, Physical Education, Females, Human Body
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Tiner, Sarah; Cunningham, George B.; Pittman, Alison – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
People with autism spectrum disorder are less physically active than are their peers. Nurses can play a key role in helping to promote such behaviors, but they do so sparingly. The purpose of this study, therefore, was to examine the degree to which nurses recommend physical activity to patients with autism spectrum disorder, and to identify…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level
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Senbakar, Kubilay – African Educational Research Journal, 2021
This research was conducted to determine the direction, violence and opinions of female and male candidates studying in the field of Physical Education Teaching at Firat University, Faculty of Sport Sciences, towards folk dance lessons. The universe of this research consists of the students of the Physical Education Department of the Faculty of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Undergraduate Students, Young Adults, Physical Education
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Blackmore, Conner; Hird, Kathryn; Anderton, Ryan S. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Tertiary institutions are experiencing an increased number of enrolments, with students varying in their demographics, previous education, and academic achievement. This relative increase in undergraduate enrolments in Australia has not translated to an increase in student retention or graduate numbers. This prompts the need to explore predictors…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement, Grade Point Average
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Bores-García, Daniel; Hortigüela-Alcalá, David; Fernandez-Rio, Francisco Javier; González-Calvo, Gustavo; Barba-Martín, Raúl – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2021
Purpose: A systematic review of the research conducted on Cooperative Learning in Physical Education in the last 5 years (2014-2019). Method: Seven databases were used to select those articles that included information on the implementation of Cooperative Learning in the different educational stages. After the exclusion criteria, 15 articles were…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Physical Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Thorburn, Malcolm – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
This paper critically considers the pragmatic and phenomenological-informed conceptual possibilities for increasing meaningfulness in physical education via a greater emphasis on embodied subjectivity. The paper begins by considering why greater conceptual clarity is needed in this area and then focuses on why the centrality of lived-body…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Learning Experience, Human Body, Progressive Education
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Morrison, Hayley J.; Gleddie, Douglas – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2021
To the authors' knowledge, the research reported in inclusive physical education (IPE) literature is limited to exploring teachers' and educational assistants' (EAs) experiences working together in a joint classroom environment. Teachers' and EAs' experiences can be misunderstood when their stories are not heard in context, together, or compared…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Physical Education, Students with Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Howley, Donal; O'Sullivan, Mary – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
Guided by Dewey's [1966. "Democracy and education." New York: The Free Press] concept of 'education as growth', the purpose of this paper is to explore learners' enactments of student voice in Physical Education (PE) at a time of curricular reform. A qualitative comparative case study design gathered data from 18 students across 10…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Participation, Secondary School Students, Democracy
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Buckley, Maggi; Haegele, Justin A.; Zhu, Xihe; Bobzien, Jonna – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
The purpose of this study was to understand how individuals identifying as female, an athlete and having a visual impairment experience physical education and sport experiences. An interpretative phenomenological analysis research approach was adopted, and four female athletes with visual impairments aged 23-28-years-old acted as participants. The…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Athletes, Females
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Simonton, Kelly L.; Layne, Todd E.; Irwin, Carol C. – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
Innovative Physical Education (PE) instructional and curriculum models have had a modest effect on PE programs in the United States (U.S.). In general, although several evidence-based models have been developed, there has been less adoption within schools. Notwithstanding, science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) curriculum and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Physical Education, Instructional Design
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Stevens, Susannah Ruth; Culpan, Ian – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
This article seeks to expose the unconscious exclusion of the joy of movement in PE curriculum, using the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC) as a case study. The article discusses the joy of movement, the social construction of movement pleasure and the role of movement pleasure in the physical education setting. An analogy of the 'non-participant' is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Movement Education, National Curriculum
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