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Luciana Zuest; Saemi Lee; Riley Lau; Janaina Fogaça; Dawn E. Clifford – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2024
To address widespread weight stigma across the physical activity landscape, scholars have emphasized the need to provide exercise professionals with educational programs that help them (a) identify their biases, (b) reflect on their assumptions about higher-weight individuals, and (c) apply tangible strategies to enhance the inclusivity of fitness…
Descriptors: Exercise, Professional Personnel, Intervention, Body Composition
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Brooke C. Towner; Robert S. Broce; Rebecca A. Battista; Richard W. Christiana – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2024
Higher education institutions often provide physical education activity courses designed to meet learning outcomes associated with physical activity. However, these activity courses were shifted online during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study investigated the impact of an online learning environment on educational outcomes of physical activity…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Online Courses, Physical Education, Higher Education
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Oliver W. A. Wilson; Christopher M. Bopp; Melissa Bopp – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2024
The purpose of this study was to examine the association between perceived weight change since high school and perceived factors contributing to weight change, or lack thereof, among college students. Students from a large university in the Northeast of the United States self-reported socio-demographic characteristics, and perceived factors…
Descriptors: College Students, Body Weight, Student Surveys, Change
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Brian E. Hunt; Terry Huttenlock – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2024
Over the past several decades, the scholarship requirements for faculty at teaching-intensive institutions have increased and are used in the tenure and promotion evaluation process. Thus, in order to establish some normative data for faculty and administrators at these institutions we evaluated publication rates among kinesiology departments…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Kinesiology, College Faculty
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Bomna Ko; Han Joo Lee; Yaohui He; Peter Iserbyt – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2024
To prepare teachers for effectively addressing students' cultural diversity in K-12, physical education teacher education (PETE) programs need to include intercultural competence training. Global Link is a pedagogical module, which has been designed to promote students' intercultural competence in a PETE program. In the past 13 years, the module…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness, Teaching Methods, Physical Education
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Caitlyn Hauff; Sara M. Powell; Hannah Bennett; Jonathan Stewart; Anya Salzgeber; Skylar Jewell – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2024
The graduate school experience is a relevant part of professional development and can be instrumental in framing future careers. There is, however, a lack of resources and understanding concerning how institutions can best develop a positive culture during graduate school. In this paper, six professionals outline their graduate program experiences…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Graduate Students, Communities of Practice, Teacher Student Relationship
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Powell, Sara M.; Bushman, Barbara A.; Goddard, Stacy E.; Scace, Delaney A.; Klabunde, Ryanne S. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic presents many concerns, including stress. Physical activity (PA) can help decrease stress. Thus, the purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on stress and PA levels of U.S. adults. Mixed-methods data were collected from adults (N = 464, 73.3% female, 87.5% white) examining levels of stress and…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Stress Variables, Physical Activities
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Jensen, Melissa; Dawes, Jay; Jacobson, Bert – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2023
The purpose of this literature review was to examine the current studies identifying sport specialization of collegiate athletes. Four aspects of specialization were identified: (1) age of sport initiation, (2) age of sport specialization, (3) differences of specialization between team-based and individual-based sports, and (4) reason for sport…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Athletes, Specialization, Age Differences
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Pasquini, Erica; Wilcox, Rachael; Roper, Emily; Davis, Patrick; Estes, Brent – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2023
Team-based learning (TBL) is an evidence-based collaborative pedagogical strategy that engages student knowledge through group collaboration. Using TBL, a course is designed around units of instruction, referred to as modules. TBL has been found to motivate students by holding them accountable to themselves and their peers, while also introducing…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students, Kinesiology, Cooperative Learning
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Voelker, Dana K.; Wyant, James; Wayda, Valerie; Bulger, Sean M. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2023
Faculty in higher education are challenged to change their instructional approaches in outmoded, stagnant learning spaces to meet the needs of 21st century learners. Traditional learning spaces on most college campuses consist of locked, rowed seating and desks designed to maximize room capacity and accommodate large numbers of students. The…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Centered Learning
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Jung, J.; Yun, J.; Wegis, H. M. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2023
Given the potential influence on preservice teachers' future teaching practices, it is important to understand physical education teacher education faculty's beliefs and intention in selecting physical education (PE) curriculum. However, it remains unclear what physical education teacher education faculty's beliefs about and intention toward two…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Curriculum
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Knudson, Duane – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2023
Keywords are important bibliometric tools for classifying, accessing, and summarizing research. Citations to the top 10 Google Scholar (GS) Profiles were retrieved for 20 kinesiology-related subject labels/keywords. Total citations to top scholars were largest for the disciplinary keywords "physical activity," "exercise,"…
Descriptors: Databases, Citations (References), Bibliometrics, Kinesiology
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Paré, Melissa A.; Muir, Irene L.; Munroe-Chandler, Krista J. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2023
The current study aimed to qualitatively explore participants' perceived effectiveness of the UWorkItOut UWin program (a six-week exercise and counseling intervention) as well as the perceived outcomes. Previous research has found the UWorkItOut UWin program to be effective at decreasing psychological distress in university students. Exit…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Exercise, Program Effectiveness, Student Attitudes
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Pinto, Brendan L. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2023
With the increasing evidence supporting exercise as an intervention for the prevention and treatment of multiple health conditions, it is important to consider how best to prepare students for their future careers where they will prescribe exercise. Case-Based Learning (CBL) and Problem-Based Learning (PBL) are two approaches that can introduce…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Problem Based Learning, Exercise, Health Promotion
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Wood, Tyler A.; Grahovec, Nicholas E.; Sanfilippo, Catrina M.; Hill, Christopher; Gockel-Blessing, Elizabeth A. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2023
The refinement of soft skills is essential to the success of athletic training students. Yet, more work is needed to identify desirable educational techniques to support the progression of soft skills in athletic training education. The current study identified professional athletic training students' (10 students; 21.2 ± 2.1 years) perceptions of…
Descriptors: Soft Skills, Skill Development, Athletics, Training
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