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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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Wheeler, Sharon; Green, Ken; Thurston, Miranda – European Physical Education Review, 2019
This paper reports on the patterns of participation in organised sports of youngsters coming towards the end of primary school, with a view to identifying emergent sporting habits in relation to social class gradients. The data for the study were generated via 90 semi-structured interviews with parents and children from 62 families. The data…
Descriptors: Social Class, Elementary School Students, Parent Attitudes, Team Sports
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Timken, Gay; McNamee, Jeff; Coste, Sarah – European Physical Education Review, 2019
School-based physical education (PE) is the most efficient and cost-effective means of increasing girls' physical activity. Therefore, this project used a health club (HC) approach to alter a high school PE experience for 17 grade nine girls (M age = 14.6 ± 0.49). As part of a larger mixed-methods study, this qualitative element gauged adolescent…
Descriptors: Females, Grade 9, Physical Education, Physical Activity Level
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Merrem, Anne M.; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D. – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Studies of prospective physical education teachers' (PPETs') acculturation have been useful in terms of facilitating the development of effective physical education teacher education (PETE) programmes because they provide teacher education faculty with a description of incoming recruits' values and beliefs and an understanding of how these values…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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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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McWhannell, Nicola; Triggs, Carmel; Moss, Samantha – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Children in areas of low socioeconomic status might face barriers to physical activity during school playtime in comparison to their high socioeconomic status counterparts. However, limited research within the area currently prevents evidence-based interventions from being targeted appropriately. This exploratory study aimed to assess and compare…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level, Elementary School Students, Intervention
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Syrmpas, Ioannis; Chen, Senlin; Pasco, Denis; Digelidis, Nikolaos – European Physical Education Review, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine Greek preservice physical education (PE) teachers' presuppositions, beliefs and mental models about the reproduction and production teaching styles. The participants were 16 preservice PE teachers (10 males, six females). A qualitative methodology was used with data collected using semi-structured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Schemata (Cognition)
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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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Alfrey, Laura; O'Connor, Justen; Phillipson, Sivanes; Penney, Dawn; Jeanes, Ruth; Phillipson, Shane – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Healthism is both an ideological and a regulative discourse that manifests as a tendency to conceive health as a product of individual choice. Healthism represents a collection of taken-for-granted assumptions, positioned at the intersection of morality, blame and health, that can lead to a privileging of 'healthy' and 'productive' individuals. It…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Student Attitudes, Test Construction
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Larsson, Lena; Linnér, Susanne; Schenker, Katarina – European Physical Education Review, 2018
In this paper, we critically examine the potential of assessment components in physical education teacher education (PETE) to either reinforce or challenge PETE students' conceptions of what a physical education (PE) teacher needs to know to teach this school subject. To understand the mechanisms that may contribute to the difficulty of…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education, Student Attitudes, Physical Education
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Parker, Melissa; MacPhail, Ann; O'Sullivan, Mary; Ní Chróinín, Déirdre; McEvoy, Eileen – European Physical Education Review, 2018
This study explores the relationship between primary school physical education and physical activity as sites for the practice of physical activity of Irish primary school children. Understanding how children make connections between physical activity sites is important in shaping physical education experiences that promote lifelong participation.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary School Students, Physical Education, Physical Activity Level
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Hilland, Toni; Ridgers, Nicola; Stratton, Gareth; Knowles, Zoe; Fairclough, Stuart – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Predisposing factors of perceived physical education (PE) ability and perceived PE worth within the Youth Physical Activity Promotion Model are positively associated with young people's daily physical activity. The aim of this study was to qualitatively investigate the origins of students' perceived PE ability (perceived competence and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Academic Ability, Adolescents, Minimum Competency Testing
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Werkhoven, Thea; Cotton, Wayne; Dudley, Dean – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Educational institutions have been identified as ideal locations to implement health promotion strategies that aim to prevent and treat youth obesity. However, the tertiary training of future health promoters currently lacks health and nutrition instruction. This study sought to investigate attitudes towards youth obesity and perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Obesity, Student Attitudes, Health Promotion, Health Education
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André, Mauro; Hastie, Peter – European Physical Education Review, 2018
A student-designed games (SDG) teaching unit could be described as the process in which students create, organise, practice and refine their own games within certain limits established by the teacher. This study compared how two different teaching approaches had an impact on students and their teacher. The researcher taught two SDG units to junior…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Education, Educational Games, Student Participation
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Felis-Anaya, Mercè; Martos-Garcia, Daniel; Devís-Devís, José – European Physical Education Review, 2018
The purpose of this study is to systematically review the socio-critical research on teaching physical education (PE) and PE teacher education (PETE) between 1999 and 2014. The procedure followed a four-phase approach: (a) searching publications through four international databases; (b) meeting inclusion criteria; (c) refining selection to…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Educational Research, Teacher Education
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