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Waldron, Shelby; DeFreese, J. D.; Register-Mihalik, Johna; Pietrosimone, Brian; Barczak, Nikki – Quest, 2020
There is a growing trend toward specialization in American youth sport, evident in the number of elite youth competitions and position statements from major medical organizations. Despite growing interest on this topic for kinesiology professionals within higher education, there is a dearth in research regarding the relationship between…
Descriptors: Athletics, Specialization, Higher Education, Performance
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Wilson, Wesley J.; Haegele, Justin Anthony; Kelly, Luke E. – Quest, 2020
Since 1975, the implementation of the Least Restrictive Environment, a federal mandate of Public Law 94-142, has been historically challenging for physical educators and adapted physical educators. Confusion and misinterpretation of the law's intent, as well as competing ideologies, have perpetuated failed Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)…
Descriptors: Mainstreaming, Physical Education, Higher Education, Legal Responsibility
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Corbin, Charles B.; Kulinna, Pamela H.; Yu, Hyeonho – Quest, 2020
Over the last 40 years, the Conceptual Physical Education (CPE) movement has played an important role in the evolution of secondary school physical education (PE). In this article, we trace the history of CPE as well as fitness education (FE) programs that share common objectives with CPE. CPE at the college/university level is almost universal…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Educational Innovation, Secondary School Students
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Adams, William M.; Belval, Luke N.; Berg, Adam P.; Hosokawa, Yuri; Stearns, Rebecca L.; Casa, Douglas J. – Quest, 2020
Exertional heat stroke (EHS) is a medical emergency whose likelihood in sport settings is often contingent on environmental factors, team policies, coaching strategies, and broader cultural expectations. Moreover, when it occurs, it requires immediate recognition, proper management, and care to optimize chances of survival or recovery without…
Descriptors: Heat, Exercise Physiology, Athletics, Best Practices
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Cervantes, Carlos M.; Clark, Langston – Quest, 2020
The increased pluralism in today's United States society, including our public school student population, has called for physical education teacher education (PETE) programs to train teachers who can respond to the educational needs of students from diverse backgrounds. However, concerns have been raised with educator preparation programs' ability…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Social Justice, Teacher Competencies
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Lawson, Hal A. – Quest, 2020
Employing the ideal type of "The Physical Education System," in this analysis I explore the import of systems frameworks for new institutional designs which hold promise for better outcomes. The inherited idea of a system is restricted to the relationship between teacher education and school programs. It draws on the developmental…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Social Influences, Design, Kinetics
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Bennett, Gregg; Keiper, Paul; Dixon, Marlene – Quest, 2020
There has been growing discontent between American school-based sports programs and those offered by youth sports clubs. Both institutions offer numerous benefits while likewise facing systematic challenges. However, there is a paucity of research focused on the pronounced conflict between school- and club-based sports programs in the United…
Descriptors: Conflict, Athletics, Clubs, Athletes
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Kochanek, Jill; Erickson, Karl – Quest, 2020
Sport has the potential to serve as a context in which youth can develop as players and people. Positive youth development (PYD) through sport is a prevalent strength-based approach that aims to promote life skills acquisition in youth participants. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate the utility of critically interrogating PYD through…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Athletics, Critical Theory, Race
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Simon, Mara – Quest, 2020
The physical education teacher education (PETE) pipeline makes it clear to historically racially minoritized pre-service teachers the value of White norms and experiences while simultaneously "othering" their cultural knowledge. Using Critical Race Theory, Critical Whiteness Studies, and emotionality as theoretical frameworks, this…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Whites
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Lawson, Hal A. – Quest, 2020
The National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education conference theme -- "Leading Beyond the Campus: Driving Change as Experts" -- responds to public policy demands and signals consequential choices. Many choices are illuminated by the prototype for the Neo-liberal university. Essentially, economic development imperatives give…
Descriptors: Socialization, Educational Change, Neoliberalism, Accountability
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Lawson, Hal A. – Quest, 2020
The physical education (PE) system is a consequential social determinant of pediatric health and well-being. Granting selective achievements, sub-optimal PE outcomes for school-aged children as well as teachers necessitate improvement models and redesign initiatives. This agenda depends on knowledge about the malleable social determinants of the…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Physical Education, Pediatrics, Well Being
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Culp, Brian – Quest, 2020
The 39th Annual Dudley A. Sargent Lecturer challenges the kinesiology professions to be intentional in addressing issues related to spatiality. Beginning with an outline of how such a focus has viability for the profession, the author overviews: (a) spatial justice and mobility through the lens of Gordon Parks; (b) surfing, localism and cityhood…
Descriptors: Humanization, Social Justice, Kinetics, Physical Education
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Langdon, Jody L. – Quest, 2020
Solving the issues brought forward in previous Hanna lectures and current discussion requires serious amounts of energy. This energy comes from individuals, working together, while also simultaneously working through internal struggles and challenges. Although small group and individual discussion can focus on mental health and burnout, these…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Burnout, Well Being, Emotional Response
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Tietjen-Smith, Tara – Quest, 2020
The author discusses "the big picture" of higher education, which pertains to the perpetuation of decreasing civil discourse and increasing challenges in higher education. These may be attributed to several factors including decreased funding, increased mental health crises, heavier workloads, and systemic inequities. Even though major…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Advocacy, Educational Change, Social Justice
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Schinke, Robert J.; Middleton, Thierry; Petersen, Brennan; Kao, Sanfu; Lefebvre, Deborah; Habra, Bahaa – Quest, 2019
There are varied approaches that have been used in sport for development (SFD) projects. This article is focused on the move by sport and exercise psychology researchers toward community-based SFD projects where marginalized groups are centralized. The authors have chosen two of their projects to exemplify different approaches to SFD. An initial…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Foreign Countries, Exercise, Sport Psychology
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