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Martins, João; Onofre, Marcos; Mota, João; Murphy, Chris; Repond, Rose-Marie; Vost, Helen; Cremosini, Bruno; Svrdlim, Andjelko; Markovic, Mojca; Dudley, Dean – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2021
This paper addresses the inadequate understanding of the concept of physical literacy (PL), often originating from complex terminology and philosophical language used in the current literature, that discourages non-native English-speaking professionals from engaging deeper into the subject. Specifically, this scoping review seeks to identify…
Descriptors: Literacy, Definitions, Physical Education, Cognitive Processes
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Espoz-Lazo, Sebastián; Rodríguez Huete, Raquel; Espoz-Lazo, Pablo; Farías-Valenzuela, Claudio; Valdivia-Moral, Pedro – Education Sciences, 2020
Emotions are embedded in the everyday life of every individual. In the same way their emotions are immersed in their cultural legacy, they are conditioned by behaviors that cannot be separated from an educational context. In this sense, physical education (PE) has been reported as a school subject that facilitates the emotional expression of…
Descriptors: Emotional Development, Physical Education, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Wong, Lan S.; Gibson, Ann-Marie; Farooq, Abdulaziz; Reilly, John J. – Journal of School Health, 2021
Background: This systematic review aimed to synthesize recent evidence on interventions to increase moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) content of physical education (PE) in children age 8 to 11. Methods: A search of 6 databases was conducted in December 2019. Controlled intervention studies were included so long as they used objective…
Descriptors: Intervention, Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Elementary School Students
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Novak, Benjamin Edward; Lynott, Francis John, III. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2015
This article identifies homework as an underutilized strategy in physical education. It reviews the benefits associated with the use of homework in the physical education setting, and provides guidelines for the effective implementation of this strategy. The guidelines include practical application examples and define structured active homework…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Benefits, Homework, Educational Strategies
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Vors, Olivier; Girard, Amélina; Gal-Petitfaux, Nathalie; Lenzen, Benoît; Mascret, Nicolas; Mouchet, Alain; Turcotte, Sylvain; Potdevin, François – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Introduction: Since the 1990s, the notion of intervention has expanded with growing interest in the analysis of practices in Francophone country. French-speaking research community considers intervention sciences as a specific field of research in sport and PE. The aim of this literature review was to characterize the penetration of Francophone…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Educational Research, Periodicals
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Vasconcellos, Diego; Parker, Philip D.; Hilland, Toni; Cinelli, Renata; Owen, Katherine B.; Kapsal, Nathanial; Lee, Jane; Antczak, Devan; Ntoumanis, Nikos; Ryan, Richard M.; Lonsdale, Chris – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
In this review we examine the evidence regarding self-determination theory within the school physical education context. We applied a multilevel structural equation modeling approach to meta-analyze data from a systematic review that identified 265 relevant studies. In line with theory, autonomous motivation was positively correlated with adaptive…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Physical Education, Personal Autonomy, Correlation
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Burson, Sheri L.; Mulhearn, Shannon C.; Castelli, Darla M.; van der Mars, Hans – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2021
Purpose: Physical education policies provide guidance and accountability to develop quality programs that increase physical literacy. The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review of physical education policy research to explore its effects on the school environment and programming as an essential component of physical education.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Policy, Physical Activity Level, Educational Research
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Eshach, Haim; Lin, Tzu-Chiang; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2018
There is a concern that materialistic thinking--meaning the tendency to attribute a set of matter-like properties to nonmatter concepts--is one of the central barriers that students face in the journey toward understanding scientific concepts. The cross-sectional study presented here used the Sound Concept Inventory Instrument (SCII) (Eshach,…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Acoustics, Case Studies, Scientific Concepts
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Rudisill, Mary E.; Johnson, Jerraco L. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2018
For decades there has been considerable research investigating educational climates in physical education. From those investigations, it is accurate to conclude that mastery motivational climates are a highly effective instructional approach when teaching motor skills and promoting physical activity engagement for young children. Due to this,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Physical Education, Educational Environment, Skill Development
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El-Sherif, Jennifer L. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2016
According to students, fun, good grades and time with friends are the three key outcomes of physical education. A further review of fun in physical education, from the perspective of students, is included in this article. Selected responses from interviews with high school students reference fun as an important part of their experience in physical…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Student Attitudes, Physical Education, Grades (Scholastic)
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Robinson, Daniel B. – European Physical Education Review, 2019
In recent years, physical education (PE) pedagogues and researchers have studied, theorized about and provided practical suggestions related to diverse and intersecting identities (e.g. class, [dis]ability, gender, racialized identity, sexual orientation, etc.). Such efforts have had a profound impact upon those who have suffered the consequences…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Religion, Social Distance, Identification (Psychology)
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Yang, Qi-Fan; Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Sung, Han-Yu – Interactive Learning Environments, 2020
The present study aims to investigate the trends of mobile learning in physical education by reviewing the journal publications from the Scopus database. Several dimensions, including application domains, adopted mobile devices, research methods, research subjects, adopted teaching strategies, research issues, and learning locations are taken into…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Technology Integration
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McNamara, Scott; Dillon, Suzanna; Fulton, Nicole – Education Leadership Review, 2019
Online learning may be an effective mode to deliver information about specially designed physical education (PE) to school administrators. The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the literature to evaluate the use of online learning to increase knowledge on PE for school administrators. The investigators identified two…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Administrators, Physical Education, Management Development
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Stauter, Donna W.; Prehn, Judy; Peters, Megan; Jeffries, Lynn M.; Sylvester, Lorraine; Wang, Hongwu; Dionne, Carol – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2019
The purpose of this study was to systematically review literature on assistive technology (AT) used to develop literacy skills in students with physical disabilities. Primary databases were searched using search terms AT, disability, and literacy. Eight studies were eligible for inclusion. Six studies reported positive change to literacy…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Students with Disabilities, Technology Uses in Education, Physical Disabilities
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Erwin, Heather; Fedewa, Alicia; Beighle, Aaron; Ahn, Soyeon – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2012
Research suggests that physical activity may foster improved academic performance, yet schools are receiving more pressure to achieve high academic standards. It is important for classroom teachers, administrators and school psychologists to understand the benefits of incorporating physical activity into the school day. This article serves as a…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, School Psychologists, Academic Standards
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