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Parsak, Burhan; Saraç, Leyla – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Objective: The objectives of this study were to (a) identify Turkish middle-school physical education teachers' self-reported use and perceptions of spectrum teaching styles, (b) determine the spectrum teaching styles the teachers use when teaching, and (c) examine whether gender and teaching experience were differentiating factors. Method: A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teaching Styles, Middle School Teachers
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McLoughlin, Gabriella M.; Graber, Kim C.; Woods, Amelia M.; Templin, Tom; Metzler, Mike; Khan, Naiman A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: To address the obesity epidemic and promote children's health; several health organizations recommend that schools develop comprehensive programs designed to promote physical activity and health behavior. Given a lack of empirical investigation, the authors sought to understand how physical education programs are perceived within such…
Descriptors: Physical Education, School Activities, Wellness, Student Welfare
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Washburn, Nicholas; Lee, Ye Hoon – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to test a conceptual model that specified relationships among perceived organizational support (POS), emotional labor, job satisfaction, and affective commitment. Methods: The participants included 297 physical educators who completed an online survey. The data were analyzed using confirmatory factor analysis…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Behavior, Affective Behavior, Teacher Motivation
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de Oliveira, Patricia Santos; van Munster, Mey de Abreu; de Souza, Joslei Viana; Lieberman, Lauren J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
The purpose of this review was to analyze English language articles that addressed collaborative consulting in adapted physical education (APE). A systematic process was used to search the literature in six different databases. First, article quality was analyzed. Subsequently, thematic categorization of data was performed. Eleven articles…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Consultation Programs, Teacher Attitudes, Counselor Role
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Hovey, Kate; Niland, Diana; Foley, John T. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: Self-efficacy, having been identified as a factor influencing teacher effectiveness, combined with the increased prevalence of outdoor education (OE) content being taught within physical education contexts, warrants the need for physical education teacher education (PETE) programs to address OE outcomes. Therefore, the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Student Participation, Program Effectiveness, Physical Education Teachers
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O'Keeffe, Brendan T.; MacDonncha, Ciaran; Ng, Kwok; Donnelly, Alan E. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: To examine the prevalence of and approaches to monitoring health-related physical fitness (HRPF) in secondary school-based physical education programs. Methods: Physical education teachers (N = 327; 56.6% females) from 235 secondary schools (33.1% of national total) in the Republic of Ireland completed a survey designed specifically for…
Descriptors: Health Related Fitness, Incidence, Physical Education Teachers, Secondary School Students
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Prior, Laura; Curtner-Smith, Matthew – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: Most research examining the effects of socialization on physical education teachers' curricula is dated, has been incidental, and conducted in secondary schools. The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of occupational socialization on the curricula delivered by elementary teachers. Methods: Participants were 10 teachers.…
Descriptors: Socialization, Physical Education Teachers, Curriculum, Elementary School Teachers
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Webster, Collin A.; Mindrila, Diana; Moore, Chanta; Stewart, Gregory; Orendorff, Karie; Taunton, Sally – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: A comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) is designed to help school-aged youth meet physical activity guidelines as well as develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that foster meaningful lifelong physical activity participation. In this study, we employed a "diffusion of innovations theory" perspective to…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities, Innovation
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McEntyre, Kelsey; Curtner-Smith, Matthew D.; Baxter, Deborah S. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: To describe the patterns of negotiation engaged in by preservice classroom teachers (PCTs) and their students during a physical education early field experience. Method: The participants were 16 PCTs enrolled in the early field experience. They taught a variety of content within six lessons to second- and fourth-grade students. Data were…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Field Experience Programs
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Webster, Collin A.; Mîndrila, Diana; Moore, Chanta; Stewart, Gregory; Orendorff, Karie; Taunton, Sally – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: Drawing from the diffusion of innovations theory, this study aimed to develop a survey to measure physical education teachers' perceived attributes of comprehensive school physical activity programs (CSPAPs) and examine the differences between adopters' and potential adopters' perceived attributes. Method: The authors created an…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Physical Activities, Program Effectiveness
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Capella-Peris, Carlos; Gil-Gomez, Jesús; Chiva-Bartoll, Òscar – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: To compare the development of teaching competency in preservice teachers of physical education (n = 96) through two different modalities of intervention from the same service-learning program. The preservice teachers provided a direct service to children with motor functional diversity, promoting their motor skills and counteracting their…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Service Learning, Physical Education, Teacher Competencies
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Kim, Insook; Ko, Bomna – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: This study examined how content knowledge (CK) varies between teachers with different levels of content expertise in teaching volleyball. In addition, it investigated changes to the content-experienced (C-Exd) teachers' enacted pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) and their students' performances after developing CK, compared with those of…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Expertise, Team Sports, Physical Education Teachers
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Washburn, Nicholas S.; Richards, K. Andrew R.; Sinelnikov, Oleg A. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: Despite being linked with motivationally supportive instruction, little research has investigated antecedents to physical educators' psychological need satisfaction. This study examined relationships between physical educators' perceived mattering, role stress, and psychological need satisfaction. Method: The participants included 472…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Correlation, Teacher Attitudes, Needs
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Barker, Dean; Nyberg, Gunn; Larsson, Hakan – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: To describe student learning when physical education teacher and students attempted to develop movement capability. Methods: The study reports on the implementation of a 10-lesson pedagogical sequence. Data were generated using observations, interviews, and student diaries with one grade 9 class (26 students aged approximately 15 years)…
Descriptors: Movement Education, Human Body, Sequential Approach, Learning Processes
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Graber, Kim C.; Woods, Amelia Mays; Killian, Chad M.; Richards, K. Andrew R.; Rhoades, Jesse L. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: The landscape of physical education has shifted in the 30 years since Metzler and Freedman's seminal study examining the demographics of physical education teacher education faculty. Changes in the structure of physical education and academia justify an updated investigation, with particular emphasis on the gender and institutional…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Gender Differences, Teacher Education Programs
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