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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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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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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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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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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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Dudley, Dean; Burden, Raewyn – European Physical Education Review, 2020
An increased focus on standardized testing of students has had the unintended effect of eroding curriculum time allocated to physical education (PE). The empirical literature on increasing the proportion of total curriculum time allocated to PE was reviewed and a series of meta-analyses conducted to estimate the mean effect of doing so on student…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Developed Nations
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Wallace, Laura; Buchan, Duncan; Sculthorpe, Nicholas – European Physical Education Review, 2020
This study examined whether single-gender or mixed-gender PE lessons were more conducive to increasing the physical activity levels of girls. One hundred and twenty girls (12--15 years) wore a wGT3x+ActiGraph accelerometer while participating in basketball games. Time spent in low (LPA), moderate (MPA), vigorous (VPA), and moderate-to-vigorous…
Descriptors: Females, Single Sex Classes, Coeducation, Physical Education
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Viciana, Jesús; Mayorga-Vega, Daniel; Parra-Saldías, Maribel – European Physical Education Review, 2019
All Latin-American countries are affected by the lack of physical activity and its consequences on youth. Chile's population has shown troublingly low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. This is the first study using objectively measured physical activity levels in Chilean adolescents. The objectives were to compare the compliance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Adolescents, Physical Activity Level
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Tudor, Kate; Sarkar, Mustafa; Spray, Christopher – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Daily stressors, or hassles, refer to the everyday environmental demands that constitute a threat or challenge, or exceed an individual's biological or psychological capacities. Increasing evidence suggests that daily stressors have a significant impact on adolescents' educational outcomes, for example, performance, wellbeing and negative…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Physical Education, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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González-Cutre, David; Sicilia, Álvaro – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Novelty has recently been suggested as a potential basic psychological need within self-determination theory. Taking into account the lack of research on this new construct, the purpose of this study was to show the role of novelty satisfaction in physical education, analyzing its relations with some outcomes that are relevant for academic…
Descriptors: Novelty (Stimulus Dimension), Physical Education, Outcomes of Education, Student Satisfaction
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Wilhelmsen, Terese; Sørensen, Marit – European Physical Education Review, 2019
In this hermeneutic phenomenological study, we describe the physical education (PE)-related home-school collaboration as experienced by parents of children with disabilities. We further explore which conditions parents experienced as either promoting or inhibiting the collaborative relationship and how they became involved in school activities to…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Parent School Relationship, Parent Participation, Elementary School Students
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