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McKay, Cathy; McMahon, Jenna; Haegele, Justin; Walters, Jana – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2022
The purpose of this exploratory study was to understand the impact of Paralympic Skill Lab (PSL) including how students experienced the skill lab, feelings about the experience, and the manner in which the skill lab informed perceptions of, or actions toward, inclusion and disability sport. A convenience sample of 77 undergraduate students…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Student Experience, Student Attitudes
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Lundin, Katarina; Schenker, Katarina – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2022
The overall aim of this paper is to introduce a new way of analysing and understanding the framing and potential of Physical Education and Health (PEH) practice. Focusing on subject-specific literacy, which is defined as an abstract and generalising language, containing words and concepts typical for a specific subject [Nestlog, B. E. (2019).…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Health Education, Literacy
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Williams, John; Pill, Shane; Coleman, James; Mallett, Cliff; Hughes, Scott – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2022
In this research, we show how a quality teaching framework can be used with psychology, specifically self-determination theory (SDT), and a Game Sense Approach (GSA) to plan and teach a unit of work as a context-specific version of quality Physical Education. This unit of work using Buroinjin, an Australian Aboriginal traditional game, was taught…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Indigenous Knowledge, Grade 5, Teaching Methods
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Brett, Peter; Mainsbridge, Casey; Cruickshank, Vaughan – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2022
This paper explores Health and Physical Education (HPE) students' understanding of Civics and Citizenship Education (CCE) and discusses some of the links that connect HPE, sport and CCE in Australia. A brief overview of CCE key features is provided. Second- and third-year HPE pre-service teachers at an Australian regional university were surveyed…
Descriptors: Health Education, Physical Education, Athletics, Citizenship Education
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Larsson, Håkan; Mattsson, Torun; Ferry, Magnus – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2022
Research about physical education teacher education (PETE) indicates that the education program attracts homogeneous groups of students, consisting mainly of young men originating from the country in question and who have academic backgrounds. The purpose of this article is, through a case study of one Swedish PETE institution, to explore a cohort…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries
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Coleman, Vincent; Gray, Shirley; MacIsaac, Sarah – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2022
This paper describes my practitioner inquiry as a newly qualified teacher, initially used as a form of teacher learning, but ultimately became the reason I remained in the physical education (PE) teaching profession. In Scotland, early-career PE teachers are encouraged to embody the role of teacher-researcher and pursue Career-Long Professional…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Researchers, Physical Education, Personal Narratives
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Thorburn, Malcolm – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
This paper critically considers the pragmatic and phenomenological-informed conceptual possibilities for increasing meaningfulness in physical education via a greater emphasis on embodied subjectivity. The paper begins by considering why greater conceptual clarity is needed in this area and then focuses on why the centrality of lived-body…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Learning Experience, Human Body, Progressive Education
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Howley, Donal; O'Sullivan, Mary – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
Guided by Dewey's [1966. "Democracy and education." New York: The Free Press] concept of 'education as growth', the purpose of this paper is to explore learners' enactments of student voice in Physical Education (PE) at a time of curricular reform. A qualitative comparative case study design gathered data from 18 students across 10…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Participation, Secondary School Students, Democracy
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Buckley, Maggi; Haegele, Justin A.; Zhu, Xihe; Bobzien, Jonna – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
The purpose of this study was to understand how individuals identifying as female, an athlete and having a visual impairment experience physical education and sport experiences. An interpretative phenomenological analysis research approach was adopted, and four female athletes with visual impairments aged 23-28-years-old acted as participants. The…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Athletes, Females
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Simonton, Kelly L.; Layne, Todd E.; Irwin, Carol C. – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
Innovative Physical Education (PE) instructional and curriculum models have had a modest effect on PE programs in the United States (U.S.). In general, although several evidence-based models have been developed, there has been less adoption within schools. Notwithstanding, science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) curriculum and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Physical Education, Instructional Design
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Randall, Vicky; Fleet, Matthew – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
Primary physical education is quickly becoming an area of academic interest with a particular focus on new entrants into the profession. This study adopts a Personal Construct methodology to identify how pre-service teachers in England construct their knowledge of primary physical education. Our findings present four themes for knowledge…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Stevens, Susannah Ruth; Culpan, Ian – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
This article seeks to expose the unconscious exclusion of the joy of movement in PE curriculum, using the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC) as a case study. The article discusses the joy of movement, the social construction of movement pleasure and the role of movement pleasure in the physical education setting. An analogy of the 'non-participant' is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Movement Education, National Curriculum
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Stevens, Susannah Ruth; Ovens, Alan; Hapeta, Jeremy William; Petrie, Kirsten – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
The concept of physical literacy (PL) has increasingly drawn global interest from practitioners, academics and policymakers within the fields of sport, health and physical education. Its value and appeal appear to lie in its potential to help refocus attention on the importance of human physicality and movement in enabling individuals to flourish…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Evaluation, Indigenous Populations
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Landi, Dillon; Blackshear, Tara B.; McFadden, Carrie – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
In this paper, we reflect on SHAPE America's K-12 National Standards and its connection to physical literacy. We argue physical educators in the United States have primarily engaged with the "term" physical literacy without engaging with the theoretical and pedagogical depth of the "concept." Despite this, SHAPE America does…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Physical Fitness, Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education
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Ovens, Alan; Enright, Eimear – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2021
Physical literacy has quickly become established within the broad fields of Sport, Health and Physical Education as a set of capabilities and dispositions that enable active participation in movement cultures across an individual's lifespan. In that sense, it has become a powerful concept in terms of being a desirable outcome of education…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Life Style, Physical Education, Health Education
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