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Gaudreault, Karen Lux; Kinder, Christopher; Shiver, Victoria; Beighle, Aaron; Erwin, Heather – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2021
Child inactivity, overweightness, and obesity are recognized problems in the United States. Despite characterization as an "epidemic," children continue to fall short in meeting physical activity recommendations necessary to maintain proper health. Relevant literature indicates that after-school programs (ASPs) are viable options for…
Descriptors: Child Health, Physical Activity Level, After School Programs, Health Promotion
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Wood, Tyler A.; Richards, K. Andrew R.; Sosnoff, Jacob J. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2021
Community engagement provides kinesiology undergraduate students with valuable experience and allows for personal and professional growth. Kinesiology students often seek out opportunities that pertain to their future career goals. As many of them aspire to allied health professions, working with special populations is of interest, including…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Kinesiology, Experiential Learning, School Community Programs
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Block, Betty Ann; Tietjen-Smith, Tara M. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2021
International perspectives and collaborations are critical to the health of the kinesiology discipline during this supercomplex age. To that end, the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE) has adopted internationalization goals that support international faculty, joining forces with other academic societies across the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Kinesiology, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Mandigo, James; Corlett, John; Sheppard, Joanna – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2021
While 83% of Canadian universities identify global citizenship education as a top five priority and 97% provide opportunities for their students to participate in study abroad, only 3% of students take advantage in any given year. Faculty-led study abroad courses that are for-credit, short in duration, focused in a student's disciplinary area of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kinesiology, Global Approach, Higher Education
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MacPhail, Ann; Luguetti, Carla – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2021
There is a growing interest in the internationalization of research activities in higher education institutions. Economic and political motivations are increasingly the key drivers for internationalization which might be viewed as disruptive and insensitive to local contexts, fostering inequality and forms of cultural and socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Kinesiology, Higher Education, Global Approach, Ethics
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Culp, Brian; Lorusso, Jenna; Viczko, Melody – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2021
While internationalization is among the top strategic priorities of universities and colleges globally, research into the expanse of internationalization in the kinesiology discipline is not well researched. Given this gap, critical consideration of the state and status of the phenomenon is needed. Knowing more about what is being done in the name…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Kinesiology, Educational Trends
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Craw, Michael; Strand, Bradford; Woodroffe, Jessica; Latham, Roger – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2020
In the 21st century, the need for curricula and student-centered inquiry to be authentic, meaningful and transformative is widely accepted by the primary, secondary and tertiary education sectors. To achieve this, participation of high-school students in university curricula is an approach that should be considered, as it could extend the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Dual Enrollment, College School Cooperation
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Wells, Gayle; Chandler, Resa; Watterson, Tom; Fiaud, Vanessa; Beaudet, Bob – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2020
In 2010, The National Association of Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE) began a summer program to develop leadership in kinesiology professionals. The Leadership Development Workshop (LDW) was designed to help young academic professionals develop skills for leadership advancement in higher education. In 2017, NAKHE decided to host the LDW in…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Higher Education, Physical Education Teachers, Leadership Training
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Abadi, Efrat; Gill, Diane L. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2020
Despite the positive effects of sports participation on young girls' development and well-being, gender disparities persist, and sport participation drops dramatically as young girls grow into adolescence. Current reports (e.g. Tucker Center, 2018) confirm persistent gender stereotypes that influence participation, especially in masculine-typed…
Descriptors: Females, Athletics, Participation, Social Influences
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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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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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Cutton, David; Culp, Brian – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2020
We can effectively mentor if in possession of qualities to empower mentees, which include: effective communication skills, knowledge of the professional realm, enthusiasm, passion and the ability to create an equitable and supportive organizational environment with the mentee. The authors of this article propose that self-talk (ST) or inner speech…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Empowerment, Organizational Change, Inner Speech (Subvocal)
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Iserbyt, Peter; Coolkens, Rosalie – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to investigate preservice teachers' (PSTs) knowledge of instructional task progressions (i.e., content development) and depth of content knowledge as a function of content courses in parkour and basketball. 18 preservice teachers (PSTs) (five female and 13 male) in Physical Education from a Belgian university engaged…
Descriptors: Instructional Development, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers
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Clark, Michelle R.; Jenkins, Jayne M.; Gaudreault, Karen Lux – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2020
Pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) is comprised of knowledge of pedagogy, students, content, and environmental context. Physical education preservice teachers (PTs) initially develop knowledge of pedagogy followed by concurrent emergence of knowledge of students and content. Development of environmental contextual knowledge (e.g., political,…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Physical Education Teachers, Environmental Influences
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