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Haegele, Justin A.; Zhu, Xihe; Davis, Summer – European Physical Education Review, 2017
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to examine the meaning that elite athletes with visual impairments ascribed to their school-based physical education (PE) and sport experiences. A convenience sample of four elite male goalball athletes with visual impairment voluntarily participated in the study. Data were collected through…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletes, Visual Impairments, Semi Structured Interviews
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Jayantilal, Kumar; O'Leary, Nick – European Physical Education Review, 2017
The purpose of this study was to explore how a physical education (PE) teacher employed the direct instruction model (DIM) teaching games in a United Kingdom secondary school. The research sought to identify how the teacher utilised the DIM and those factors that influenced his use of the model. Occupational socialization was used to identify the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Direct Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Koka, Andre – European Physical Education Review, 2017
This study examined the effectiveness of a brief theory-based intervention on muscular strength among adolescents in a physical education setting. The intervention adopted a process-based mental simulation technique. The self-reported frequency of practising for and actual levels of abdominal muscular strength/endurance as one component of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Simulation, Muscular Strength, Physical Education
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Schwamberger, Benjamin; Curtner-Smith, Matthew – European Physical Education Review, 2017
Sport education (SE) has been touted as a model particularly conducive to realizing affective objectives. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the influence of a training programme on one preservice physical education (PE) teacher's ability to promote moral and sporting behaviour in SE. The participants in the study were the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Middle School Students, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Abós, Ángel; Sevil, Javier; Julián, José Antonio; Abarca-Sos, Alberto; García-González, Luis – European Physical Education Review, 2017
Grounded in self-determination theory and achievement goal theory, this quasi-experimental study evaluated the effectiveness of a teaching intervention programme to improve predisposition towards physical education based on developing a task-oriented motivational climate and supporting basic psychological needs. The final sample consisted of 35…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Self Determination, Quasiexperimental Design, Foreign Countries
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Cecchini-Estrada, José-Antonio; Méndez-Giménez, Antonio – European Physical Education Review, 2017
This longitudinal study investigated the effects of a mastery motivational climate in physical education (PE) classes on 2×2 achievement goal orientation and dominance, self-regulated learning (SRL), and physical activity (PA) in leisure time. A total of 408 (264 women, 144 men) university students were randomly assigned to two groups:…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Physical Activities, Motivation, Preservice Teachers
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Svendsen, Annemari Munk; Svendsen, Jesper Tinggaard – European Physical Education Review, 2017
This article investigates and problematises how contesting discourses about Physical Education (PE) as a school subject are immersed within textbooks used in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) in Denmark. The paper considers PETE textbooks as powerful documents that construct and maintain discourses about PE, and at the same time as…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Discourse Analysis, Physical Education Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Olson, Rebecca; Laidlaw, Penelope; Steel, Kylie – European Physical Education Review, 2017
Changes to the purpose and scope of health and physical education (HPE) in schools have prompted revisions in teacher education degrees within Australia. Using a qualitative approach, this study explored HPE teachers' perceptions of these changes. Of particular interest was pre-service HPE teachers' reflections on the importance of skill…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Flory, Sara Barnard – European Physical Education Review, 2016
The purpose of this research was to examine how three physical education (PE) teachers' professional socialization programmes influenced their early careers in urban schools in the US. Using cultural relevance theory and occupational socialization theory, three early career PE teachers were observed and interviewed for a period of six weeks each.…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Socialization, Faculty Development, Beginning Teachers
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Adamakis, Manolis; Zounhia, Katerina – European Physical Education Review, 2016
Most national Physical Education (PE) curriculums worldwide are based on a variety of outcome goals. The most important are physical activity and fitness, self-actualization, motor skill development and social development. Capturing PE Teacher Education pre-service teachers' beliefs toward these outcomes may offer a useful insight into the process…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies
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Leirhaug, Petter E. – European Physical Education Review, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between student grades and assessment for learning (AfL) in physical education. In educational literature, the focus on formative assessment has grown dramatically, partly because research indicates that good AfL is one of the most effective instructional tools to drive student learning…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Foreign Countries, Correlation, Physical Education
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Gerdin, Göran – European Physical Education Review, 2016
In taking heed of the so-called "spatial turn" in social theory this paper explores how the spatial intersects with boys' performances of gender and (dis)pleasures in school physical education (PE). In particular, the paper aims to contribute to our understanding of how the organisation and implementation of physical and social spaces in…
Descriptors: Males, Physical Education, Secondary School Students, Single Sex Schools
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Wilkinson, Shaun; Penney, Dawn; Allin, Linda – European Physical Education Review, 2016
Within the United Kingdom and internationally, the practice of separating pupils by ability endures as a characteristic feature of mathematics and science classrooms. Although there is extensive international research literature on ability grouping within classroom-based subjects, limited research exists in the context of physical education (PE).…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Ability Grouping, Foreign Countries, Incidence
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Stylianou, Michalis; Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; Naiman, Tyler – European Physical Education Review, 2016
Classroom teachers are increasingly called upon to help increase pupils' physical activity (PA). Grounded in Guskey's model of teacher change, this study was part of an intervention that provided classroom teachers with training for implementing classroom-based PA (CBPA). The study examined teachers' attempts to implement CBPA and focused on their…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Physical Activity Level, Classroom Techniques, Semi Structured Interviews
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Sevil, Javier; Abós, Ángel; Aibar, Alberto; Julián, José Antonio; García-González, Luis – European Physical Education Review, 2016
Grounded in Self-Determination Theory and Achievement Goal Theory, the objective of this study was to assess the effectiveness of an intervention programme on a series of motivational variables in a corporal expression teaching unit. An analysis was also conducted in terms of whether the impact of the intervention would be effective in boys and…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Gender Differences, Intervention, Experimental Groups
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