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Godfrey, Michael; Eys, Mark – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of the present study was to examine parental involvement in youth athletes' task role development through the perspectives of important youth sport stakeholders (e.g., athletes, parents, and coaches). Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 16 participants (4 athletes, 7 parents, and 5 coaches) from four different types of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Youth, Athletes, Athletic Coaches
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DiGiacinto, Kacey; Culp, Brian; Hersman, Bethany; James-Hassan, Martha; Johnson, Britton – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2020
This article will highlight aspects of the key elements that will benefit junior PETE faculty members who are seeking to advance their careers. This article will highlight tips for junior faculty members for succeeding at: building relationships across campus, creating a mentor and mentee relationship, progressing towards tenure and promotion, and…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Career Development, College Faculty, Mentors
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Baghurst, Timothy; Price, Taryn; Holden, Shelley; Andrew, Damon – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2020
Securing a first academic job in the United States as a young professional can be a very time consuming and stressful process. Candidates must carefully apply and then typically navigate off- and on-campus interviews. Although there is some literature dedicated to aiding in this process, some areas are not extensively discussed, such as contract…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Human Body, Physiology, Job Applicants
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Latour, Austin W.; Peterson, David D.; Riner, Daniel D. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
As a result of a Department of Defense (DoD) mandate, the U.S. Navy implemented its current body composition assessment (BCA) program in 1982. Despite the feasibility of the current program, its reliability, validity, and applicability have long since been called into question. As a result of these concerns, the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC)…
Descriptors: Body Composition, Military Personnel, Body Weight, Body Height
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Phillips, David; Gregory, Bradley; Hart, Jeffery; Arville, Patrick; Dilworth, Quinn; Burns, Ryan D. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
To determine the effect of physical activity (PA) on three differing types of cognitive processes, within an under-researched segment of the population, 77 college-aged students were recruited from a university in the southwestern United States. These participants completed three computer-driven tests from a battery of measurements that assess…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Cognitive Processes, College Students, Attention Control
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Burns, Ryan D.; Li, Lingshu; Brusseau, Timothy A. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
Physical activity and cardiorespiratory endurance have both been shown to associate with academic achievement; however, there is a paucity of work examining mediating effects. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between cardiorespiratory endurance and mathematics performance using school day physical activity as a mediator.…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Physical Activities, Health Related Fitness, Human Body
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Tsuda, Emi; Wyant, James; Sato, Takahiro; Haegele, Justin A. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to describe pre-service teachers' practicum experiences of teaching physical education to PreK children. A total of 15 pre-service teachers (male = 10, female = 5) in a physical education teacher education program participated in the study. This study used an explanatory case study design and was situated by…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Physical Education Teachers, Practicums
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Lodewyk, Ken R. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The HEXACO dimensions of personality traits (honesty--humility, emotionality, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience) have been linked to many adaptive outcomes in physical education-related (PE) settings; yet, little is known about the relationship between personality traits and motivation in students of school…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Kinetics, Physical Education
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Nichols, Chad; Block, Martin E.; Wilson, Wesley J. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
Graduate programs in adapted physical education (APE) prepare individuals to work with students with disabilities in the physical education setting. However, these APE graduate programs vary widely throughout the country, and there has never been a systematic effort to identify and analyze these programs. Therefore, the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Graduate Study, Students with Disabilities, Physical Disabilities
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Holden, Shelley L.; Forester, Brooke E.; Keshock, Christopher M.; Williford, Henry N. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The study of nutrition and its effects on athletic performance has increased in recent years and its importance to exercise and sport performance is well documented. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the sports nutrition knowledge of volleyball players. There were 77 participants (13 male, 64 female) who were currently playing…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Knowledge Level, Athletes
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Bice, Matthew R.; Ball, James W.; Adkins, Megan; Hollman, Angela – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
College is a time of transitioning as individuals move from the teenage years to adulthood. Accompanying this transition, there is a potential to establish lifelong behaviors such as a regular physical activity (PA) and exercise regimen, or a complete lack thereof, that can impact adulthood health. The current study included a convenience sample…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, College Students, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Chng, Lena; Lund, Jacalyn – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
Formative assessment can raise standards of achievement. In physical education, when formative assessment was incorporated into instruction, students performed better in terms of skills and were more on-task. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of formative assessment on success and response rate of a sixth grade badminton unit.…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Success, Experimental Groups, Control Groups
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Davis Brooks, DeAnne; Reifsteck, Erin J.; Powell, Sara M.; Gill, Diane L. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The transition out of college sports can impact the health and well-being of former student-athletes who may face challenges with maintaining a physically active lifestyle beyond the structured environment of competitive athletics. Moving On! is an evidence-based, theory-driven transition program designed to help student-athletes plan for lifetime…
Descriptors: Athletes, College Athletics, Competition, Well Being
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McKay, Cathy; Park, Jung Yeon – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine if taking part in a Paralympic Skill Lab (PSL) would have a positive impact on the cognitive attitudes of college students toward the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in lifetime fitness and sport activities, including campus recreation. The final sample comprised 192 college students. The…
Descriptors: Athletics, College Students, Inclusion, School Recreational Programs
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Braga, Luciana; Zuest, Greg – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine Kinesiology-related departments' current engagement in the recruitment of international students for graduate programs. Forty-nine colleagues in Kinesiology-related departments from United States colleges and universities participated in this study. This is a descriptive study in which researchers used a…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Recruitment, Graduate Students, Exercise Physiology
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