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Hanrahan, Stephanie; Rynne, Steven; Beckman, Emma; Rossi, Tony – European Physical Education Review, 2019
In its contemporary form, sport for development has been positioned as an important part of strategic policy for a variety of governmental and sporting organisations. One area that has been targeted by governments and a variety of sporting partners has been the impact of sport on non-communicable diseases (NCDs, sometimes colloquially referred to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level, Athletics, Child Behavior
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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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Goossens, Lennert; De Ridder, Roel; Cardon, Greet; Witvrouw, Erik; Verrelst, Ruth; De Clercq, Dirk – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Sports injuries are a considerable problem in physical education teacher education (PETE) students. They have important consequences and might affect the attitude that PETE students have towards sports and physical activity. Up to now, several efficacious injury prevention programmes have been developed for various sports disciplines. There is a…
Descriptors: Athletics, Injuries, Accident Prevention, Physical Education Teachers
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Chen, Shushu; Henry, Ian – European Physical Education Review, 2019
During the Olympiad, an Olympic host country is required to organise and deliver an education programme to schools nationwide. Schools' experiences of engagement with such programmes are often reported on by the government rather than being rigorously examined by academics. Moreover, there is little scientific understanding of how individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletics, Physical Education, Competition
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Koh, Koon Teck; George Lam, Choon Seng; Regina Lim, Si Hui; Sam, Ka Lam – European Physical Education Review, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the level of physical activity (PA) in an all-boys school and, using a mixed method design, to identify factors that facilitate or hinder PA engagement. Participants (n = 382) completed the Three Day Physical Activity Recall (3DPAR) questionnaire to enable examination of the pattern of their PA…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities, Barriers, Exercise
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Devrilmez, Erhan; Dervent, Fatih; Ward, Phillip; Ince, Mustafa Levent – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Common content knowledge (CCK) is comprised of the knowledge of rules, techniques, and tactics and can be used to define the scope of what teachers teach in their lessons. Developing reliable and valid measures of teacher knowledge such as CCK strengthens our understanding of what teachers know and in turn the field's ability to help teachers in…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Physical Education Teachers, Athletics, Elementary School Teachers
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Araújo, Rui; Hastie, Peter; Lohse, Keith R.; Bessa, Cristiana; Mesquita, Isabel – European Physical Education Review, 2019
The purpose of this study was to analyse 18 Portuguese high school students' game play performance improvements across three hybrid Sport Education-Step-Game-Approach volleyball seasons. Students' play performance at the entry and exit points of each season was evaluated using the Game Performance Assessment Instrument during 2vs2 games. A series…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Games, Models, Foreign Countries
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Schwamberger, Benjamin; Curtner-Smith, Matthew – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Sport education (SE) is considered to be an excellent medium through which to develop students' concepts of moral and sporting behavior. Previous research, however, indicates that teachers interpret SE differently, depending on their occupational socialization, which may hinder their fostering of these constructs. The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Moral Development, Physical Education, Athletics, Sportsmanship
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Ward, Gavin; Griggs, Gerald – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Physical Education is widespread across the world, yet despite its cultural variation it remains remarkably similar. The ability of the subject to replicate its practices makes it a potential site for exploration from a memetic perspective. The purpose of this paper is to examine documentary evidence such as research papers, policy documents and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences
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Chu, Tsz Lun; Zhang, Tao – European Physical Education Review, 2018
The purpose of this study was to conduct a literature review on the motivational processes in a Sport Education curriculum model among high school-aged students using self-determination theory and achievement goal theory as theoretical frameworks. Literature for analysis was searched through electronic databases including Academic Research…
Descriptors: High School Students, Physical Education, Student Motivation, Athletics
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Perlman, Dana; Caputi, Peter – European Physical Education Review, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of Sport Education on the constructs that facilitate amotivation. A total of 78 amotivated secondary students were engaged in a 15-lesson unit of badminton taught using the Sport Education or skill-drill-game approach. Constructs that facilitate amotivation were assessed using the Amotivation…
Descriptors: Athletics, Athletes, Physical Education, Secondary School Students
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Reuker, Sabine – European Physical Education Review, 2017
The study addresses professional vision, including the abilities of selective attention and knowledge-based reasoning. This article focuses on the latter ability. Groups with different sport-specific and pedagogical expertise (n = 60) were compared according to their observation and interpretation of sport activities in a four-field design. The…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Logical Thinking, Expertise, Comparative Analysis
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Wahl-Alexander, Zachary; Sinelnikov, Oleg; Curtner-Smith, Matthew – European Physical Education Review, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine middle school students' recollections of their participation in a significant number of Sport Education seasons over a period of five years. Thirty-one (18 boys and 13 girls) eighth-grade students (average age at data collection = 13 years) who had all participated in at least 17 Sport Education seasons…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Memory, Middle School Students, Student Participation
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Amade-Escot, Chantal; Bennour, Nabila – European Physical Education Review, 2017
This paper relates to students' productive disciplinary engagement (PDE) within the teaching of gymnastics in Tunisia. Students' engagement is investigated from the pragmatist and social-interactionist perspective of the didactic joint action framework in conjunction with productive disciplinary engagement. Data were collected through ethnographic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Academic Achievement, Athletics, Foreign Countries
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Brock, Sheri; Hastie, Peter – European Physical Education Review, 2017
In physical education (PE), children frequently participate in teams and the exchanges that transpire shape their perspectives and subsequently, influence learning. While Sport Education is one pedagogical model designed to enhance social exchanges through team membership, we previously identified the need for additional research to monitor these…
Descriptors: Verbal Communication, Physical Education, Interpersonal Communication, Athletics
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