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Sato, Takahiro; Tsuda, Emi; Ellison, Douglas; Hodge, Samuel R. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Formal and informal professional development has played a central role in teachers' growth in Japan for many decades [Collinson, V., and Y. Ono. 2001. "The Professional Development of Teachers in the United States and Japan." "European Journal of Teacher Education" 24 (2): 223-248]. This is especially true for…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Communities of Practice, Elementary School Teachers, Physical Education
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Lambert, Karen – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Recent critiques of twenty-first century physical education (PE), and by association physical education teacher education (PETE), position the discipline as largely uncontested, unproblematised and uncritical. This critique encourages researchers to re-consider the nature of PE and what it means to move, be moved, value movement or be…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Physical Education
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Kavanagh, Jennifer; Moran, Kieran; Issartel, Johann – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Cycling has gained more attention as an important lifelong physical activity. Learning to cycle independently without assistance is a milestone for most children that requires time and practice to master. Cycling was recently added to the motor development model and so a valid and reliable measure of cycling ability is required to…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Reliability, Physical Activities, Motor Development
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Jacobs, Jennifer M.; Ivy, Victoria Nicole; Lawson, Michael A. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Pedagogical models have become an established component of physical education over the past several decades. One such model, the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility model, has gained momentum in practice and research, though little is known regarding its use in preservice teacher training. The model follows a flexible format…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Physical Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Nyberg, Gunn; Barker, Dean; Larsson, Håkan – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Research on physical education (PE) shows a prevalence of narrow and reductionist views on what counts as ability. These views tend to privilege certain students and marginalize others, and often equate ability with technique-based sport performance. A lot of research is still directed towards the above problem. However, very few have…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Ability, Psychomotor Skills
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Marmeleira, José; Folgado, Hugo; Martínez Guardado, Ismael; Batalha, Nuno – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Assessment is crucial for the quality of teaching and learning in physical education (PE). Currently little is known about the students' level of achievement in PE and about the parameters used for calculating the PE grades. Although there is evidence that boys are more active outside school than girls and participate more in organized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Student Evaluation, Secondary School Students
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Bedard, Chloe; Bremer, Emily; Cairney, John – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: The Move 2 Learn (M2L) program is an evidence-based intervention designed to improve movement and pre-literacy skills in children ages 1.5-6 years. Purpose: The objective of the current study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention as delivered by non-experts in a community-based setting. Methods: Staff from four…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Movement Education, Intervention
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Jiménez-Barbero, José Antonio; Jiménez-Loaisa, Alejandro; González-Cutre, David; Beltrán-Carrillo, Vicente J.; Llor-Zaragoza, Laura; Ruiz-Hernández, José Antonio – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Objectives: To evaluate the associations of physical education (PE) with school violence and bullying. Design: Systematic review. Method: Using a systematic search in Medline, PsycINFO, SPORTDiscus, Web of Science, and Scopus, relevant studies with a quantitative and qualitative design were identified that met previously established eligibility…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Bullying, Violence, Databases
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Yager, Zali; Gray, Tonia; Curry, Christina; McLean, Siân A. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Health and Physical Education (HPE) teachers are in a unique position to act as role models to their students. Purpose: To explore the expectations, beliefs and attitudes towards role modelling of health behaviours by pre-service teachers who were specialising in HPE, and those who were not. Study design: Cross-sectional, Survey…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Teaching Methods, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Marttinen, Risto; Daum, David N.; Banville, Dominique; Fredrick, Ray N. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background and purpose: The purpose of this research was to understand the experiences of pre-service teachers in a service-learning program. The research questions that guided this research were: (1) How does an after-school service-learning program that utilizes pre-service teachers develop students' pedagogy? (2) What are the experiences of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Service Learning, Low Income, After School Programs
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Kok, Marjan; Komen, Annet; van Capelleveen, Laurien; van der Kamp, John – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Laboratory studies have shown that self-controlled (video) feedback benefits motor learning and self-motivational beliefs. These outcomes are relevant to Physical Education (PE), but need to be verified for PE settings, in which practice and feedback need to be organized in large groups rather than individually as is common in…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Feedback (Response), Psychomotor Skills, Self Motivation
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Hollett, Nikki; Brock, Sheri J.; Grimes, Jessica R.; Cosgrove, Brenna – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background and purpose: Perceptions of social status can marginalize and exclude students participating in educational group work. In physical education, students may alter interactions based on the group composition. However, research has offered limited evidence to identify characteristics that can potentially predict social hierarchy. The…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Social Status, Physical Education, Group Activities
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Nobre, Francisco Salviano Sales; Valentini, Nadia Cristina; Rusidill, Mary Elizabeth – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: This study applied the Person-Process-Context-Time model based on Bioecological theory to investigate the sociocultural influences on motor skill development. Purpose: The objectives of the present study were: (a) to assess the personal resources associated with the development of motor skills of children from three different…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Skill Development, Social Influences, Cultural Influences
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Shiver, Victoria N.; Richards, K. Andrew R.; Hemphill, Michael A. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: As schools become more diverse, preservice physical educators remain predominantly White from middle class backgrounds. There is a need to provide future teachers with cultural awareness and social justice training. The culturally relevant physical education framework provides three steps to follow, the tenets of which align with the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Culturally Relevant Education, Physical Education, Social Responsibility
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Flory, Sara B.; Landi, Dillon – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to introduce the special issue on equity and diversity in health, physical activity, and education. We (Dillon and Sara) start the introduction by explaining our relationship to sociocultural issues and the circumstances that led to this special issue. We then provide a broad overview of how this special issue is…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Education, Equal Education, Diversity
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