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Caglayan, Atakan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The aim of this study is to examine the effect of soccer training on natural turfs on strength, speed, power and balance characteristics in prepubertal children. Twenty-two male athletes chosen from the 12-13 age group who play soccer in the youth team of an amateur soccer club from Istanbul, Turkey volunteered to participate in our study. In the…
Descriptors: Athletics, Athletes, Team Sports, Males
Hesla, Kevin; Johnson, Jessica M.; Massett, Kendall; Ziebarth, Todd – National Charter School Resource Center, 2018
In the spring of 2016, the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League), the Delaware Charter Schools Network (DCSN), and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (the Alliance) collaborated to collect data and information about charter school facilities and facilities expenditures in…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Facilities, Educational Demand, Operating Expenses
Lindquist, Ben; Hesla, Kevin; Southerton, Matt; Beckett, Lorna – National Charter School Resource Center, 2018
In the spring of 2017, the National Charter School Resource Center (NSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League), the New Hampshire Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NHAPCS) and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (the Alliance) collaborated to collect data and information about charter school facilities and…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Ownership
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Leal, Acácia Gonçalves Ferreira; Vancini, Rodrigo Luiz; Gentil, Paulo; Benedito-Silva, Ana Amélia; da Silva, Antonio Carlos; Campos, Mário Hebling; Andrade, Marilia Santos; de Lira, Claudio Andre Barbosa – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper was to assess the knowledge on sport and exercise science held by a sample of Brazilian physiotherapists, nutritionists and physical educators. Design/methodology/approach: A cross-sectional research design was used. The answers given by 1,147 professionals (300 physiotherapists, 705 physical educators and 142…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physiology, Allied Health Personnel, Therapy
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Stinnett, Brad; Hoover, Donald L.; Cannady, Leah C.; Lyons, Scott; Judge, Lawrence W. – Physical Educator, 2018
High school basketball facilities have long been an integral component of athletics, physical education, and community programs, yet little scientific literature exists on these vital venues. This study assessed components of scholastic basketball venues and analyzed strengths and challenges associated with these facilities. An electronic survey…
Descriptors: Athletes, Team Sports, Physical Education Facilities, Design
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Popp, Jennifer K.; Berry, David; Judge, Lawrence W. – Physical Educator, 2018
The emergency action plan (EAP) at physical education and sport venues is a necessity, no matter the level. Although medical emergencies are rare, an EAP helps to ensure a smooth response, necessary for positive outcomes. Many entities should be involved developing the EAP. All personnel who act in an emergency must be trained in first aid and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Facilities, Emergency Programs, Readiness
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Sawyer, Tonya L. – Physical Educator, 2017
A Massachusetts appeals court affirmed the ruling of a trial court that a municipality in that state is protected by sovereign immunity in a case in which it was sued by a resident and his spouse who lived adjacent to a baseball diamond and claimed its use was a "nuisance" because of errant baseballs.
Descriptors: Team Sports, Court Litigation, Recreational Activities, Physical Education Facilities
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Bastug, Gülsüm; Pala, Adem; Kumartasli, Mehmet; Günel, Ilker; Duyan, Mehdi – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Organizational trust and organizational commitment are considered as the most important entraining factors for organizational success. The most important factor in the formation of organizational commitment is trust that employees have in their organizations. In this study, the relationship between organizational trust and organizational…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Organizational Climate, Organizational Culture, Organizational Theories
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Lamb, Penny; Firbank, Dianna; Aldous, David – Sport, Education and Society, 2016
The potential benefits of physical education (PE) are universal for all pupils. However, facilitating such benefits in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) requires careful planning. This paper reports on a small-scale case study at one school in eastern England, exploring physical education through the eyes of children (n = 5), aged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Children, Autism
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Haegele, Justin A.; Lieberman, Lauren J. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2016
Introduction: It has been well established that children with visual impairments tend to be less physically active and more delayed in motor skills than their sighted peers. As a result, there has been some research focusing on inclusive physical education for these children. However, there is a clear lack of research on the current status of…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Blindness, Special Schools, Visual Impairments
Hesla, Kevin; Johnson, Jessica M.; Chambers, Darlene; Truett, Jesse; Conry, Julie; Hatt, Trint; Holliman, RaShaun; Ziebarth, Todd – National Charter School Resource Center, 2016
In the spring of 2015, the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), the Colorado League of Charter Schools (the League), the Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools (OAPCS), and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (the Alliance) collaborated to collect data and information about charter school facilities and facilities…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Operating Expenses, Educational Facilities, School Size
National Charter School Resource Center, 2015
In the spring of 2014, the National Charter School Resource Center ("Resource Center"), the Colorado League of Charter Schools ("League"), the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools ("Alliance") and the California Charter Schools Association ("CCSA") worked to collect evidence about charter school…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Educational Facilities, Expenditures, Educational Demand
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Randall, Lynn; Robinson, Daniel Bruce; Fletcher, Tim – McGill Journal of Education, 2014
The purpose of this research was to investigate the extent to which quality physical education is currently being taught in Atlantic Canada. We used survey methods to generate descriptive data indicating: (a) the backgrounds of those who teach physical education and (b) what is being taught in physical education. Our findings suggest physical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Profiles, Program Descriptions
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Delgado-Granados, Patricia; Ramírez-Macías, Gonzalo – History of Education, 2014
This paper explores the role of physical education in Labour Universities (1955-1978) during Franco's regime as an instrument of indoctrination and declassing of the working class. The conclusions obtained after the study and the analysis of various primary sources indicate that, initially, physical education was used as an instrument of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Working Class, Physical Education
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Rickwood, Greg – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2013
This review examines literature on aspects of school culture and students' physical activity participation. The following questions were addressed: (1) what aspects of school culture have been examined in relation to physical activity, (2) what is the weight of evidence concerning the relationships between school culture factors and physical…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Literature Reviews, Student Participation, School Culture
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