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Liu, Jiling; McBride, Ron E.; Xiang, Ping; Scarmardo-Rhodes, Melissa – Quest, 2018
To better prepare physical education (PE) teachers, this study explored a group of pre-service teachers' understanding, application, and development of critical thinking (CT) in a capstone methods course. Participants were 12 pre-service teachers from a PE teacher education (PETE) program at a large university in the southwestern United States.…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Critical Thinking, Comprehension
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Wendling, Elodie; Kellison, Timothy B.; Sagas, Michael – Quest, 2018
In this conceptual article, we seek to extend the domain of the conservation of resources (COR) theory to the collegiate student-athlete population in the context of academic-athletic role conflict and stress. Aside from reviewing the direct effects academic-athletic role conflict may have on psychological strain, this conceptual study also…
Descriptors: College Athletics, College Students, Role Conflict, Athletes
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Jacobs, Jennifer M.; Wright, Paul M. – Quest, 2018
Research has demonstrated that many quality sport-based youth development programs promote life skill acquisition (e.g., leadership, self-control) with the ultimate goal of facilitating positive outcomes in youth participants' social and academic environments. Researchers call this "transfer of life skills" (i.e., the idea that physical,…
Descriptors: Athletics, Youth Programs, Skill Development, Transfer of Training
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Lorusso, Jenna R.; Richards, K. Andrew R. – Quest, 2018
Despite physical education teacher education/physical education sport pedagogy's (PETE/PESP's) significant strides in the past century, there are concerns about its future. Grounded in participatory research, and through an interview-Delphi method, this study purposefully sampled five male PETE/PESP scholars' expert critiques of current threats,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Higher Education, Interviews, Delphi Technique
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Kretchmar, R. Scott – Quest, 2018
The article investigates several ways in which creating, entering, and playing games requires uniquely human levels of intelligence. It examines an element of our evolutionary heritage and the possibility that games (particularly in the form of sport) were among the first elements of culture. It describes sport as a "way of knowing," a…
Descriptors: Play, Games, Intelligence, Athletics
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Frank, Anna Marie – Quest, 2018
We live in challenging times. The divisions among people related to race, gender, gender identity, religion, and socioeconomic class are becoming more apparent. Past efforts toward social justice and the dismantling of these divisions seem to be losing their momentum and are even negated. As kinesiologists, we each need to commit to standing for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Kinetics, Physical Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Chen, Senlin; Gu, Xiangli – Quest, 2018
Comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) holds much promise as a solution for youth PA promotion, due to its strong theoretical and political support. In this article, we review the current research on CSPAP. Fifty-four published articles that met the inclusion criteria were identified and retrieved using direct library database…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Life Style, Health Promotion, Literature Reviews
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Ransdell, Lynda B.; Nguyen, Nhu; Hums, Mary A.; Clark, Megan; Williams, Sarah B. – Quest, 2018
This study examined perspectives of U.S. collegiate kinesiology department chairs (n = 54/144; 37.5% response rate) relative to: (a) opportunities and most enjoyable aspects of being a department chair, (b) challenges and least enjoyable aspects of being a department chair, and (c) perspectives on mentoring. The majority of participants enjoyed…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Human Body, Department Heads, Attitude Measures
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Columna, Luis; Hodge, Samuel R.; Samalot-Rivera, Amaury; Vigo-Valentín, Alexander N.; Cervantes, Carlos M. – Quest, 2018
The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of Hispanic faculty involved in physical education teacher education programs at predominantly White colleges and universities in the United States. The study was positioned in the theoretical framework of organizational socialization. Participants were Hispanic (n = 6) faculty from various…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Minority Group Teachers, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Hersman, Bethany – Quest, 2018
This article presents the 27th Delphine Hanna Lecture presented at the 2018 NAKHE Annual Conference. Bethany Hersman states that leadership is about serving, and mentoring is a form of leadership. There is a need to preserve the NAKHE tradition, and one way to do that is for members to live up to their potential by mentoring others throughout…
Descriptors: Mentors, Coaching (Performance), Conference Papers, Higher Education
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van der Mars, Hans – Quest, 2018
In this article, I provide a brief historical perspective on how state-level policy was an integral part of the rise of school physical education in the first half of the twentieth century, as well as the evolution of sport pedagogy as a subdiscipline within the field of kinesiology. The role and importance of policy in changing behavior are…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Policy, Educational History, Behavior Change
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Rhoades, Jesse Lee; Hopper, Timothy Frank – Quest, 2018
This article explores Complexity Theory and applications of nonlinear dynamics in physical education (PE). The authors of this article discuss Complexity Theory and its applications to students and student learning. Additionally, there will be discussion of how the networking learning process associated with socio-coordinated mimicry creates a…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Learning Processes, Imitation, Movement Education
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Shaw, Janet M.; Johnson, Danielle D.; Nygaard, Ingrid E. – Quest, 2018
Many undergraduate students in kinesiology are interested in clinical careers and seek research opportunities for advanced study and unique learning experiences. This article describes a process of engaging undergraduate students in a multi-disciplinary, National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded program project investigating factors that may…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Scientific Research, Exercise Physiology
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Price, Amy; Collins, Dave; Stoszkowski, John; Pill, Shane – Quest, 2018
Over the past decade, there has been ongoing debate relating to the use of suitable pedagogical approaches for designing learning environments to develop skillful games players. There has, however, been little consideration of the "digital age of learning" and the global success of the digital video game industry. Using the educational…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Video Games, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Housner, Lynn D.; Templin, Thomas J. – Quest, 2018
Research suggests that progress in the physical education profession is slowed by a cycle of nonteaching and dominance of traditional methodologies. Socialization factors operate to preserve and perpetuate the status quo of the profession, which is rooted primarily in team sport content. Teacher education programs are challenged to persuade…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Socialization, Teacher Orientation, Educational Change
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