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Vickerman, Philip – European Physical Education Review, 2007
The term inclusion has been subject to extensive debate in terms of its definition, interpretation and delivery in relation to children with special educational needs (SEN) in physical education (PE). This study explores the views and experiences of teacher trainers in their role of preparing secondary PE trainees for the inclusion of children…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Needs, Physical Education Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Harris, Jo; Cale, Lorraine – European Physical Education Review, 2006
This review has been prompted by concerns and anecdotal stories about low levels of fitness amongst today's young people and the possible consequences of this for their current and future health. Solutions to the "problem" have included proposals to fitness test children and to use this information to improve their health status. While…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Feasibility Studies, Testing, Health Conditions
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Light, Richard; Tan, Steven – European Physical Education Review, 2006
Despite the diversity of cultural settings within which it is now being implemented, research on Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) is yet to address the impact of culture on teaching and learning. With its growth in Asia, in places such as Singapore and Hong Kong that are culturally distinct from western settings, this seems to be an area of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Cultural Context, Preservice Teacher Education
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Salvara, Marina I.; Jess, Mike; Abbott, Angela; Bognar, Jozsef – European Physical Education Review, 2006
Via a Greek sample of 75 sixth grade pupils, the influences of teaching styles on pupils' goal orientations were investigated. LAPOPECQ was distributed twice, before and after the application of the teaching programme consisting of four teaching style groups. Employing a paired samples t test, the results indicated significant pre-to-post changes.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Styles, Teacher Characteristics, Goal Orientation
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Pfister, Gertrud; Reeg, Annemarie – European Physical Education Review, 2006
Health and fitness among children and adolescents is a subject currently receiving public attention. This article focuses on the fitness of German pupils (third and fourth grades) in five schools in Berlin with widely differing social catchment areas as well as children from differing social backgrounds. Besides an orthopaedic examination and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Urban Schools, Socioeconomic Influences
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Meegan, Sarah; MacPhail, Ann – European Physical Education Review, 2006
This study examined the relationship among the specific special educational needs (SEN) of emotional/behavioural disorder (EBD), specific learning disabled (SLD), mild-moderate mentally impaired (MMMI), and moderate-severe mentally impaired (MSMI) and the selected attributes of gender, academic preparation and previous experience in teaching…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Needs, Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Thorburn, Malcolm; Collins, Dave – European Physical Education Review, 2006
In an earlier article, we considered the pedagogy and assessment practices enacted by physical education (PE) teachers when attempting to translate a centrally prescribed rationale into meaningful performance-led teaching within an integrated curriculum--Higher Still Physical Education (HSPE) in Scotland. Through further research this article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Integrated Curriculum, Physical Education, Teacher Effectiveness
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Hastie, Peter A.; Sinelnikov, Oleg A. – European Physical Education Review, 2006
This study examined the participation and perceptions of a cohort of sixth-grade Russian students as they participated in a season of basketball that followed a Sport Education format. Thirty-seven students from two classes completed 18-lesson seasons. Throughout the initial skills practice sessions and practice games, as well as the formal…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Team Sports, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Dollman, Jim; Boshoff, Kobie; Dodd, Graham – European Physical Education Review, 2006
There is ongoing debate among educators and in the community about the status of school physical education (PE), particularly in relation to more vocationally-oriented learning areas. Against a backdrop of rising youth obesity, diminishing curriculum time for PE represents a serious public health issue. This study investigated the relationships…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Obesity, Academic Achievement, Public Health
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Koka, Andre; Hein, Vello – European Physical Education Review, 2006
This study examined the direction of causal flow between perceived positive general teacher feedback and perceived threat to sense of self in physical education (PE). The stability effect and stationarity of the relationship between these variables over the two-year period was tested. Students (N = 302) were administered questionnaire during class…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Physical Education, Structural Equation Models, Measures (Individuals)
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Benn, Tansin; Dagkas, Symeon – European Physical Education Review, 2006
This article addresses the tensions between Islamic requirements and state provision in physical education initial teacher training (PEITT). Physical education has a firm place in teacher training in England because of its status as a National Curriculum foundation subject which guarantees entitlement for all children. The recruitment and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Mannisto, Juha-Pekka; Cantell, Marja; Huovinen, Tommi; Kooistra, Libbe; Larkin, Dawne – European Physical Education Review, 2006
The study investigated the effectiveness of a school-based movement programme for a population of 5 to 7 year old children. Performance profiles on the Movement ABC were used to classify the children and to assess skill changes over time. Children were assigned to four different groups: motor learning difficulty (n = 10), borderline motor learning…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Psychomotor Skills, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Skille, Eivind Asrum; Waddington, Ivan – European Physical Education Review, 2006
This article examines the "alternative" sport and physical activities provided by the Sports City Programme (SCP) in Norway, which are designed to attract more young people (especially inactive young people) to take part in physical activities. In particular, it examines whether these "alternative" sports have been more…
Descriptors: Working Class, Physical Activities, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Stidder, Gary; Hayes, Sid – European Physical Education Review, 2006
This research highlights issues relating to Physical Education (PE) and Initial Teacher Education (ITE) over the last ten years. The discussion is based upon data collected from three separate surveys of trainee teachers and their teaching experiences of PE during statutory periods of school-based training. The samples used in this, the most…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Foreign Countries, Trainees, Longitudinal Studies
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Ommundsen, Yngvar – European Physical Education Review, 2006
This study examined the relationship of motivational climate and differential achievement goals to meta-cognitive self-regulation, regulation of effort, help-seeking and self-handicapping in physical education (PE). The sample consisted of 273 pupils (boys n = 125; girls n = 148) attending 10th grade PE classes in Norway. Both motivational…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Motivation, Foreign Countries, Grade 10
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