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Lee, Joonyoung; Zhang, Tao – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2019
The major purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review on adventure education or adventure-based learning in physical education (PE) between 1976 and 2018 in order to examine the effects of adventure education on students' learning outcomes in PE such as physical and psychological outcomes. The secondary purpose was to explore PE…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Outcomes of Education, Physical Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Yli-Piipari, Sami; Manninen, Mika; Smith, Bennett L.; Hollibaugh, Casey; Chambliss, Heather; Udwadia, Jon – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2019
This study examined the effectiveness of a physical activity (PA) intervention among obese Hispanic children delivered by a free mobile phone game application (app) recommended by a pediatrician. A sample of 40 (age M=10.16[2.01] years) children participated in this pilot study. Pre- and posttest data were collected on participants' PA attitudes,…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Intervention, Obesity, Hispanic Americans
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Rukavina, Paul; Langdon, Jody; Greenleaf, Christy; Jenkins, Jayne – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether weight-related attitudes mediate the effect of goal orientation on cultural pluralism and diversity attitudes among pre-service physical educators. Results from 235 (Mage = 20.91 years, SD = 7.75) participants confirm the positive relationship between task orientation and attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Student Attitudes, Cultural Pluralism
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Fu, You; Burns, Ryan D.; Gomes, Emma; Hsu, Ya-Wen; Gao, Zan – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2019
Differences between interactive active video games (AVGs) and non-interactive AVGs on sedentary behavior, light physical activity, and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity has never been compared. Therefore, the purpose of this study to compare differences between two AVGs modalities on sedentary behavior, light physical activity, and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Young Children, Student Behavior, Physical Activity Level
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Yagmur, Rifat; Isik, Ozkan; Kilic, Yakup; Dogan, Ilkay – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine body weight loss methods and its effects on elite cadet Greco-Roman wrestlers' performance. The sample of research consisted of 146 elite Greco-Roman wrestlers. The "Athlete weight loss methodology and effects scale" and a personal information form were used. In addition to descriptive statistics,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletes, Athletics, Body Weight
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Pascal, Michael Joseph; Layne, Todd Estel; Irwin, Carol C. – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a heart rate measurement system on student motivation and parent satisfaction of the information obtained. Participants (n=27) either took a survey as a parent/guardian (n=11) or were interviewed as a student (n=16). The survey was based on a qualitative measure and used to determine the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Parent Attitudes, Satisfaction, Data Collection