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Røset, Linda; Green, Ken; Thurston, Miranda – European Physical Education Review, 2020
In the past decade or more, improving young people's mental health has been identified as a priority for policy-makers in many countries, including Norway. Physical education, as a setting for physical activity, is increasingly viewed as having a potentially significant role to play in addressing mental health among the young. This paper reports…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Grade 10
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Cale, Lorraine; Harris, Jo; Hooper, Oliver – European Physical Education Review, 2020
There are growing concerns over young people's mental health, the academic pressures they face, and the association between school-related stress and health. Given this, alongside the known benefits of physical activity for psychological health, the need for school-based interventions with a physical activity focus seems justified. This paper…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Evaluation, Stress Variables, Anxiety
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Metcalfe, Sarah Nicola; Lindsey, Iain – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Gendered differences in participation in active lifestyles (encompassing sport, physical activity, and physical education) are well established, with young men typically participating in more activities than young women. This paper uses a theoretical approach inspired by Bourdieu's notions of habitus, field and capital to explore the 'how' and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Life Style, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Jørgensen, Henrik Taarsted; Agergaard, Sine; Stylianou, Michalis; Troelsen, Jens – European Physical Education Review, 2020
In the context of implementing a physical activity policy as part of a national school reform in Denmark, the purpose of this study was to explore lower secondary teachers' interpretations and perceptions of the physical activity policy with a focus on movement integration. In total, 14 teachers from four different schools were selected to take…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Change, Physical Activities
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To, Quyen G.; Wharton, Lee; Gallegos, Danielle; Stylianou, Michalis; Do, Dung V.; To, Kien G.; Tran, Hanh T. M.; Trost, Stewart G. – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Information about the Vietnamese physical education (PE) programme is limited due to a lack of relevant studies. Using the Health Optimising Physical Education as a conceptual framework, this study examined students' physical activity (PA) levels in the fifth-grade PE programme in Vietnam and barriers to programme implementation. Eight schools (28…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Barriers, Grade 5
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Ní Chróinín, Déirdre; McMullen, Jaimie – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Understanding factors that influence children's participation in sport and physical activity is critical to designing more appealing youth opportunities and programmes. Whole-of-school initiatives offer one way to promote children's physical activity, but little is understood about how celebration within these initiatives influences children's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Elementary School Students, Physical Activities
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Bergentoft, Heléne – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Research suggests that young people's understanding of how their bodies move in space and time is deteriorating. The aim of this study was to examine how students learn to analyse sensations and feelings while running. In total, 94 students aged 16-19 years and seven physical education (PE) teachers from two different secondary schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Human Body, Self Concept
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Backman, Erik; Nyberg, Gunn; Larsson, Håkan – European Physical Education Review, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to analyse and discuss physical education teacher education (PETE) students' conceptions of teaching and assessment of movement capability as a part of content knowledge in aquatics, dance and ice-skating at a university in Sweden. The theoretical perspective involves Shulman's concept of content knowledge, the further…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers
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Nabaskues-Lasheras, Itsaso; Usabiaga, Oidui; Lozano-Sufrategui, Lorena; Drew, Kevin J.; Standal, Øyvind Førland – European Physical Education Review, 2020
The aim of this study is to systematically review the empirical evidence about the sociocultural processes of ability in Physical Education (PE) and PE Teacher Education (PETE) between 2004 and 2019. Content analysis of 17 included articles demonstrated that all the studies took place in PE, but none were conducted in PETE. Qualitative…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education, Sociocultural Patterns
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Simonton, Kelly L.; Garn, Alex C. – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Discrete emotions provide a lens for understanding students' subjective experiences in physical education (PE). Enjoyment of PE is one discrete emotion that receives a great deal of attention because it promotes students' interest and engagement. However, the implications of students' negative emotions toward PE remain less clear. Therefore, the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Predictor Variables, Student Behavior, Middle School Students
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Haegele, Justin A; Zhu, Xihe; Holland, Katherine – European Physical Education Review, 2020
The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of adults with visual impairments regarding fitness testing during their integrated physical education experiences. An interpretative phenomenological analysis research approach was used and 11 adults (ages 20-35 years) with visual impairments acted as participants. The primary sources of…
Descriptors: Tests, Experience, Inclusion, Adults
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Adamakis, Manolis; Dania, Aspasia – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Current research on physical education teacher education (PETE) has shown that pre-service teachers' beliefs concerning the scope of physical education (PE) remain highly influential during their studies. However, undergraduate programmes seem to have a limited effect on pre-service teachers' teaching priorities, and this situation is left…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Attitudes, Physical Education
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Ding, Haiyong; Chen, Ang – European Physical Education Review, 2019
There are substantial differences between the Chinese and US education systems. One difference is in the design and use of assessment due to differences in educational policies. This study described the differences in student learning outcomes, instructional approaches, and learner motivation in physical education as consequences of the policies…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Cheung, Peggy – European Physical Education Review, 2019
School-based physical activity (PA), including activity during physical education (PE) lessons and after-school hours, is a possible opportunity for increasing children's daily PA. The purposes of this study were (a) to compare children's school-based PA levels during PE lessons and after-school hours and (b) to examine whether there is a…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Education, Child Health, Health Behavior
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Bowles, Richard; Chróinín, Déirdre Ní; Murtagh, Elaine – European Physical Education Review, 2019
The provision of regular physical activity opportunities has the potential to have positive health benefits for children. This study used qualitative interviews and focus groups to examine the experiences of two Irish primary school communities as they worked to attain an Active School Flag. The data suggest that engagement in this formal physical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities, Health Behavior
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