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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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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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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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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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De Meester, An; Van Duyse, Femke; Aelterman, Nathalie; De Muynck, Gert-Jan; Haerens, Leen – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Research stemming from Self-Determination Theory (SDT) shows that physical education (PE) teachers who endorse an autonomy-supportive and structuring motivating style positively affect students' motivation, engagement and learning. Choice provision and positive feedback are two concrete strategies that are part of an…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Tests, Motor Development, Self Determination
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Rubeli, Benjamin; Oswald, Esther; Conzelmann, Achim; Schmid, Jürg; Valkanover, Stefan; Schmidt, Mirko – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Schoolchildren's personality development is considered a central goal of physical education (PE). With regard to the relationship between psychological well-being and global self-esteem over the life course, the promotion of positive self-esteem is an issue of particular significance. Past research revealed that PE taught with an…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Physical Education, Self Concept, Faculty Development
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Macken, Suzy; MacPhail, Ann; Calderon, Antonio – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: Despite the consensus regarding the value of school placement experiences for primary pre-service teachers (PSTs) in teacher education programmes, challenges remain in PSTs' ability to transfer the knowledge gained on assessment for learning (AfL) in their initial teacher education (ITE) programmes to the reality of the primary…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Fernandez-Rio, Javier; de las Heras, Esteban; González, Tristan; Trillo, Vanessa; Palomares, Jorge – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: A novel pedagogical approach that is becoming increasingly popular in educational contexts is called Gamification. To our knowledge, empirical research on its effectiveness in education is scarse, and almost absent in physical education. Purpose: The goal was to explore how Gamification can be used in physical education, and what…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Game Based Learning, Educational Games, Physical Education
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Landi, Dillon; Flory, Sara B.; Safron, Carrie; Marttinen, Risto – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background: LGBTQ scholarship in physical education has a history tracing back to 1982. Recently, however, there has been a 'rising tide' in LGBTQ studies in physical education. Despite this recent surge there has not been a genuine attempt to critically understand, track, and map the scope of this literature. Purpose: The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Physical Education, Educational Research, Social Theories
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Koekoek, Jeroen; van der Kamp, John; Walinga, Wytse; van Hilvoorde, Ivo – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: Digital video has been increasingly adopted as a pedagogical tool in physical education. One implementation is in teaching students' tactical understanding in games, in which it can promote students' perceptions and shared understanding in learning tactical situations within a game-based approach.Purpose: The central aim of this study…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Games, Team Sports, Video Technology
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Simonton, Kelly L.; Mercier, Kevin; Garn, Alex C. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: The use of fitness tests in physical education (PE) receives extensive scrutiny and represents one of the most fiercely debated topics in PE research. Fitness test proponents often provide unwavering support citing their positive long-term benefits while critics underscore the corrosive long-term pitfalls associated with their use in…
Descriptors: Tests, Student Attitudes, Psychological Patterns, Physical Education
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Moy, Brendan; Renshaw, Ian; Davids, Keith; Brymer, Eric – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: In recent years, there has been considerable interest in the evolution of physical education teaching practice from a traditional "teacher-centred approach" to a "student-centred approach." Consequently, research has focused on questions about the changing conceptions of the teaching and learning process, that is,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Education Teachers, Learning Processes, Student Centered Learning
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García-González, Luis; Sevil-Serrano, Javier; Abós, Angel; Aelterman, Nathalie; Haerens, Leen – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: A distinction is made in Achievement Goal Theory (AGT) between task-oriented (i.e. effort, intra-individual progress, and self-comparison) and ego-oriented (i.e. inter-individual progress and normative comparison) climates. Combining insights from AGT and Self-Determination Theory (SDT), studies in the PE context have shown that a…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Self Concept, Psychological Needs, Self Determination
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