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Vandaele, Bart; Cools, Wouter; de Decker, Steve; de Martelaer, Kristine – European Physical Education Review, 2011
The purpose of this study was to assess mastery of Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) in 6- to 6.5-year-old Flemish pre-school children. The subjects were 236 6-year-old children (138 boys, 98 girls; mean age 6 years 2.4 months, SD 2.4). Children were individually assessed with the Motoriktest fur Vier- bis Sechsjahrige Kinder (MOT 4-6) in four…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Preschool Children, Psychomotor Skills, Foreign Countries
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Kalaja, Sami; Jaakkola, Timo; Watt, Anthony; Liukkonen, Jarmo; Ommundsen, Yngvar – European Physical Education Review, 2009
The aim of the study was to investigate the relationships between motivational climate, perceived competence, self-determined motivation towards physical education (PE) and the fundamental movement skills of Finnish secondary school students. A sample of 370 seventh-grade PE students (girls n = 189; boys n = 181; mean age = 13.08; SD = 0.25)…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Motivation, Path Analysis, Grade 7
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Breslin, Gavin; Murphy, Marie; McKee, David; Delaney, Brian; Dempster, Martin – European Physical Education Review, 2012
Perceived and actual motor competence are hypothesized to have potential links to children and young people's physical activity (PA) levels with a potential consequential link to long-term health. In this cross-sectional study, Harter's (1985, "Manual for the Self-perception Profile for Children." Denver, CO: University of Denver)…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Self Concept, Profiles, Physical Activity Level
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Miller, Andrew; Christensen, Erin; Eather, Narelle; Gray, Shirley; Sproule, John; Keay, Jeanne; Lubans, David – European Physical Education Review, 2016
The primary objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a pilot intervention using a game-centered approach for improvement of physical activity (PA) and physical education (PE) outcomes simultaneously, and if this had an impact on enjoyment of PE. A group-randomized controlled trial with a 7-week wait-list control group was conducted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Educational Games