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Hergenrather, Kenneth C.; Zeglin, Robert J.; McGuire-Kuletz, Maureen; Rhodes, Scott D. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: To explore employment as a social determinant of health through examining the relationship between employment status and physical health. Method: The authors explored the causal relationship between employment status and physical health through conducting a systematic review of 22 longitudinal studies conducted in Finland, France, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Employment Level, Correlation
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Lynch, Timothy – European Physical Education Review, 2014
It is implied by governing organizations that Australia is presently experiencing its first national curriculum reform, when as the title suggests it is the second. However, until now Australian states and territories have been responsible for the education curriculum delivered within schools. The present national curriculum reform promises one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Health Education, Physical Education
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Martins, João; Marques, Adilson; Sarmento, Hugo; Carreiro da Costa, Francisco – Health Education Research, 2015
This article examined qualitative studies of adolescents' perspectives about the facilitators and barriers of physical activity, published from 2007 to 2014. A systematic review of "Web of Science", "EBSCO", "Psychinfo" and "ERIC" databases was performed according to Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Barriers, Educational Benefits, Physical Activities
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Choi, Wonseok; Chepyator-Thomson, Rose – ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 2011
The purpose of this paper was to review extant literature on multicultural education in the context of teaching physical education. More specifically, the article was designed to review the literature on physical education teachers' knowledge and skills related to teaching culturally diverse students. The findings revealed teachers' knowledge and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Physical Education, Multicultural Education, Teacher Education Curriculum
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Chen, Ang; Wang, Yubing – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
This article focuses on the research on interest, especially situational interest, in physical education. Interest has been considered a powerful motivator for children and adolescents. Based on a conceptualization of individual and situational interest, a reasonable size of evidence has been accumulated showing that situational interest motivates…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Physical Education, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement
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Sevian, Hannah; Couture, Steven – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2018
Problem solving is lauded as beneficial, but students do not all learn well by solving problems. Using the resources framework, Tuminaro J., and Redish E. F., (2007), Elements of a cognitive model of physics problem solving: Epistemic games, "Physical Review Special Topics-Physics Education Research," 3(2), 020101 suggested that, for…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Physics, Science Instruction, Educational Games
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Kizar, Oktay – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Islam with all aspects which affects the soul, heart, body, and the every section of your daily life is the last divine religion. Our religion commands to protect our mental and physical health. So it set many orders and recommendations and rules for protection and develop our body. In this study, it was aimed to examine the place of sport in the…
Descriptors: Islam, Muslims, Physical Education, Human Body
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Hyndman, Brendon; Pill, Shane – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Physical literacy is developing as a contested concept with definitional blurring across international contexts, confusing both practitioners and researchers. This paper serves the dual purpose of reporting on an interrogation of concepts associated with physical literacy in academic writing and exploring the use of a text mining data analysis…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Education, Literacy, Health Related Fitness
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Chamberlin-Kim, Janet; Tarnay, Jennifer; Wells, Jenny C. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2019
This investigation used the 7 P's Service Marketing Mix (i.e., product, price, place, promotion, people, physical evidence, and processes) to review development and recruitment strategies of special education alternative teacher preparation programs. Articles published between 1997 and 2018 were reviewed to identify alternative teacher preparation…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Preservice Teacher Education, Marketing, Special Education
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Pitchford, E. Andrew; Dixon-Ibarra, Alicia; Hauck, Janet L. – American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Through a scoping review, the current state of physical activity research in people with intellectual disability was examined. A search of publications between 2000 and 2014 retrieved 362 articles that met inclusion criteria. Eligible studies were coded according to the Behavioral Epidemiological Framework. Of the articles identified, 48% examined…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Physical Activities, Research, Health Promotion
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Kerner, Charlotte; Haerens, Leen; Kirk, David – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Body image disturbance in children and adolescents has negative implications for psychological and physical well-being. To positively impact well-being, it is important to explore factors that influence body image and to identify strategies that can be used to reduce body image disturbance. The school curriculum can play a significant role in…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Well Being, Self Concept
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Blair, Steven N.; Powell, Kenneth E. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2014
This article includes an historical review of research on physical activity and health, and how the findings have contributed to physical activity participation and promotion today. In the 20th century, research began to accumulate on the effects of exercise on physiological functions, and later on the relation between regular activity and various…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, History, Evidence, Health Related Fitness
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MacLean, Justine – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
This paper reports findings from a recent large-scale survey of Physical Education (PE) teachers' perceptions of teaching dance and compares them to results of a study completed 10 years previously [MacLean, J. (2007). A longitudinal study to ascertain the factors that impact on the confidence of undergraduate physical education student teachers…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Change Agents, Dance Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Dai, Chia-Liang – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Children from disadvantaged backgrounds are more apt to experience lower availability of nutritious foods, lack opportunities to exercise, and lack access to recreational facilities, and thus, are more likely to be obese and at greater risk for developing chronic diseases. We review school health education programs' impact on physical…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Physical Activity Level, Health Behavior
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Hutchens, Amy; Lee, Rebecca E. – Journal of School Nursing, 2018
The purpose of this integrative review was to analyze the state of science concerning the influence of parenting practices on children's physical activity (PA) levels. A total of 38 studies met the inclusion criteria after full-text review. The body of research is limited in experimental designs with only three studies measuring the influence of…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Physical Activity Level, Literature Reviews, Intervention
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