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Lorenz, Kent A; Stylianou, Michalis; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges – European Physical Education Review, 2020
This study was informed by the body of literature on pupil knowledge and its potential contributions to developing healthy and active lifestyles, along with the focus of various current national physical education standards on cognitive outcomes. This study aimed to investigate the impact of conceptual-based intervention programmes in two rural…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Rural Schools, Health Promotion, Program Effectiveness
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Lamb, Penny; King, Graham – European Physical Education Review, 2020
This study highlights a complementary partnership between physical education and foreign language learning, endorsing the potential of an applied learning context as an alternative pedagogical platform. A pedagogic model of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) within physical education was adopted to explore the capacity for improving…
Descriptors: French, Physical Education, Speech Skills, Second Language Learning
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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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Caldeborg, Annica; Öhman, Marie – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Research within the field of intergenerational touch has shown that there is a tension between the need to use physical contact as an obvious pedagogical tool, and the no-touch discourse. Within this tension physical contact between physical education teachers and students has also been shown to be a gender/ed issue with heteronormative points of…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Females, Age Differences, Gender Differences
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Marttinen, Risto; Fredrick, Ray N., III; Johnston, Kelly; Phillips, Sharon; Patterson, Debra – European Physical Education Review, 2020
This research sought to uncover challenges that arose in the implementation of the Reflective Educational Approach to Character and Health (REACH) after-school programme in a low-income public school in New York City. Additionally, we wanted to find and share some of the lessons learned, to help others avoid our pitfalls when implementing quality…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Urban Schools, Low Income Students, Program Effectiveness
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O'Leary, Nick; Longmore, Carl; Medcalf, Richard – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Recognizing the limited research examining physical education teachers' pedagogical practices for pupils experiencing social, emotional and behavioural issues, this case study sought to examine how a male teacher with a high performing sports background taught games to such pupils and identify those factors that led to such practices. Occupational…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Males, Socialization, Athletics
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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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Pennington, Colin G.; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D.; Wind, Stefanie A. – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Few studies have focused on the issues older physical education (PE) teachers encounter which may limit their effectiveness. The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of a PE teacher's apparent age on high school pupils' learning and perceptions of the teacher. Participants were 114 ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade pupils.…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, High School Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Age
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Gil-Arias, Alexander; Claver, Fernando; Práxedes, Alba; Villar, Fernando Del; Harvey, Stephen – European Physical Education Review, 2020
The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of a hybrid teaching games for understanding (TGfU) and sport education (SE) physical education unit on autonomy support, perceived motivational climate, enjoyment and perceived competence, in comparison to a unit delivered via a traditional direct instruction model. A crossover design was…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Games, Athletics
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Prior, Laura F.; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D. – European Physical Education Review, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of occupational socialization on the development of United States secondary physical education teachers' beliefs and actions regarding curriculum design. Participants were 10 teachers. Data were collected with six qualitative techniques and analyzed using analytic induction and constant…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Socialization, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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Guan, Jianmin; Xiang, Ping; Keating, Xiaofen D.; Land, William M. – European Physical Education Review, 2020
This study utilized a 2 × 2 achievement goal model to explore a relationship between achievement goals and social goals, and how these goals are associated with junior high school students' self-reported persistence toward physical activities. A total of 246 students from four junior high schools participated in the study. The results revealed…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Academic Persistence
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Danthony, Sarah; Mascret, Nicolas; Cury, François – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Test anxiety is experienced by a substantial number of students in many school subjects, including physical education, and it may be deleterious for their school performance and their well-being. The aim of our study was to explore through multiple regression and mediation analyses the relationships between test anxiety in physical education,…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Physical Education, Gender Differences, Age Differences
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Tudor, Kate; Sarkar, Mustafa; Spray, Christopher M. – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Resilience refers to findings that some individuals have good outcomes despite exposure to stressors, and protective factors are defined as influences that alter a person's response to such stressors. Academic resilience research identifies factors that promote positive educational outcomes; however, no research to date investigates student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resilience (Psychology), Physical Education, Secondary School Students
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Sargent, Julia; Casey, Ashley – European Physical Education Review, 2020
Flipped learning (FL) is a pedagogical approach that has scarcely been examined in physical education (PE). As a result, we have little information regarding what PE teachers think of the approach, how they apply it, or what perceived value it has for their teaching. This research explores the reasons which two UK-based PE teachers gave for why…
Descriptors: Homework, Video Technology, Physical Education, Educational Technology
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