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Spurrier, Alex; O'Keefe, Bonnie – Bellwether Education Partners, 2019
This brief aims to help state and local leaders, advocates, and other stakeholders better understand how they can lead comprehensive change to improve the safety of all modes of student transportation in their communities. The brief starts by assessing how students get to school and how modes of transportation have changed over the past 50 years.…
Descriptors: School Buses, Student Transportation, Physical Activities, Motor Vehicles
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Bayköse, Nazmi; Sahin, Filiz; Sahin, Ahmet; Eryücel, Mehmet Emre – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2019
The present study aims to determine whether level of self talk behaviors of athletes is one of the determinants of their continuous confidence levels. Whereas totally 358 athletes (X[subscript age]= 23.77 ± 3.87) were voluntarily participated into this study, 180 of them were female (X[subscript age]= 22.76 ± 3.050) and 236 of them were male…
Descriptors: Athletes, Self Esteem, Team Sports, Correlation
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Makri, Andrea; Koulenti, Aphroditi; Argyrou, Kyriaki; Gordon, Wayne; Constantinidou, Fofi – Topics in Language Disorders, 2019
Purpose: This study is part of the first systematic program in the Republic of Cyprus examining the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children, teenagers, and university students. The study incorporated the Greek Version of the Brain Injury Screening Questionnaire (BISQ-G) as the primary tool to identify students with TBI. Methods: The…
Descriptors: Risk, Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Persistence
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Becker, Derek R.; Grist, Cathy L.; Caudle, Lori A.; Watson, Myra K. – Global Education Review, 2018
High quality educational settings play a crucial role in preparing a child to enter kindergarten, but little work has explored how outdoor play and complex physical activity outside school and childcare settings promote school readiness among preschoolers. To address this gap, the present study explored connections among school readiness with…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Play, Physical Activities, School Readiness
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Crossley, Jay Blazek – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2013
The mission of Houston Tomorrow is to improve the quality of life for all the people of the Houston. However, we have an overarching concern for protecting the futures of the children of the Houston region. The Houston region needs to grow more connected by transit, walking, and biking with a focus on access to our major centers and attractions.…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Quality of Life, Regional Planning, Nutrition
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Cinque, Chris – Physician and Sportsmedicine, 1987
No formal research has been conducted on the training effects and injury risks of all-terrain bicycles in mountain biking, but experience indicates they are apparently safe and may provide greater fitness benefits than traditional bicycles. The bicycles are described, and their apparent benefits are discussed. (MT)
Descriptors: Athletic Equipment, Bicycling, Outdoor Activities, Physical Fitness
Allen, Terry – Horizons, 2001
A survey mailed to 200 British mountain bike leaders found that rates of cycling accidents and injuries were greater in forests and woodlands than on terrain where a license is required to lead groups of young cyclists. Excessive speed was mentioned in most accidents, coupled with poor use of breaks in many cases. (SV)
Descriptors: Accidents, Bicycling, Child Safety, Foreign Countries
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Ross, Allison; Rodríguez, Ariel; Searle, Mark – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
Background: Understanding why youth actively transport to school (ATS) has important health, programming, and policy implications. A growing body of research has revealed that there are common factors that influence this behavior. Collectively, these influences can be categorized into 3 domains: the physical environment (PE), sociocultural…
Descriptors: Transportation, Physical Environment, Environmental Influences, Socioeconomic Influences
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Ivinson, Gabrielle Mary – Sport, Education and Society, 2014
During an ethnographic research project exploring young people's perceptions of living in a post-industrial semi-rural place, boys aged 13/14 years revealed their semi-clandestine motorbiking activities across mountains trails. It was found that riding motorbikes and fixing engines were potential resources for young boys' transitions into adult…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masculinity, Motor Vehicles, Rural Areas
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McNeill, Debbie – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2016
Traditionally, the image of how people should look is in the process of changing. People are changing their views of what is healthy. Ideas are changing about what "healthy" looks like and are incorporating technology to manage health goals. The author makes it a point to maintain healthy food choices and healthy activities that will…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Physical Activity Level, Eating Habits, Physical Health
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Lee, Victor R.; Drake, Joel – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2013
The introduction of sensor technologies to sports has allowed athletes to quantify and track their performance, adding an information-based layer to athletic practices. This information layer is particularly prevalent in practices involving formal competition and high levels of physical endurance, such as biking and running. We interviewed 20…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Data, Data Collection, Athletics
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Olsson, Lars E.; Garling, Tommy; Ettema, Dick; Friman, Margareta; Fujii, Satoshi – Social Indicators Research, 2013
Research suggests that for many people happiness is being able to make the routines of everyday life work, such that positive feelings dominate over negative feelings resulting from daily hassles. In line with this, a survey of work commuters in the three largest urban areas of Sweden show that satisfaction with the work commute contributes to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Urban Areas, Psychological Patterns
Meiklejohn-Moz, Jane; And Others – Today's Education, 1976
In an effort to stimulate teacher-readers to find out what specialized activities their own students may be absorbed in, the authors describe some less commonly known student recreational activities. (MB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Camping, Ceramics, Handicrafts
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Roman, Harry T. – Technology Teacher, 2009
This article presents a classroom challenge involving an old railroad right-of-way. Using the knowledge gained via research into what others may have done with utilizing old rail lines, along with team creative efforts, students should begin generating ideas for how to use these land areas. The students might suggest the land areas be used for:…
Descriptors: Transportation, Community Planning, Land Use, Urban Planning
Schachter, Ron – Instructor, 2011
A growing number of physical education teachers are introducing a new kind of P.E. in schools, emphasizing lifelong activities such as running, cycling, yoga, and skateboarding, in an attempt to make exercise more engaging--and lifelong--for elementary and middle school students. The new generation of P.E. classes is introducing youngsters to…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Team Sports, Physical Activities, Health Related Fitness
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