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Krause, Jennifer M.; O'Neil, Kason; Jones, Emily – Quest, 2020
Teacher education programs have been tasked with the responsibility to develop educators who can successfully infuse technology into their teaching. Despite standards-based expectations, a plethora of technology infusion opportunities, and the importance of faculty roles as models and teachers, physical education teacher education (PETE) programs…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Physical Education, Teacher Education, Technology Integration
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Wyant, James D.; Killick, Lara; Bowen, Kristi – Quest, 2019
The increasing diversity of the K-12 student population presents challenges and opportunities for growth in the physical education profession. To address the cultural gap in today's classroom, many people highlight the need to improve the intercultural competence of teachers. The focus of this article is to summarize the shifting demographics of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Cultural Awareness
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Haegele, Justin A. – Quest, 2019
Globally, integrated school placements as well as inclusion as an education philosophy have emerged as influential trends in education over the past 30 years. Although used interchangeably at times, inclusion and integration are distinct. Confusion about inclusion and integration can lead to mixed messages, which oftentimes affect the education of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Adapted Physical Education, Student Placement
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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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Oh, Junghwan; Graber, Kim C. – Quest, 2017
Since the publication of "A Nation at Risk," some scholars have argued that a national curriculum and national testing are necessary to hold school personnel accountable for student achievement and, ultimately, to raise educational standards. The idea of developing a nationwide curriculum has been widely debated in the United States,…
Descriptors: National Curriculum, Physical Education, Feasibility Studies, Core Curriculum
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Marttinen, Risto Harri Juhani; McLoughlin, Gabriella; Fredrick, Ray, III; Novak, Dario – Quest, 2017
The Common Core State Standards Initiative has placed an increased focus on mathematics and English language arts. A relationship between physical activity and academic achievement is evident, but research on integration of academic subjects with physical education is still unclear. This literature review examined databases for the years…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Literature Reviews, Common Core State Standards, Physical Activities
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Haegele, Justin Anthony; Hodge, Samuel – Quest, 2017
The primary purpose of this study was to determine what trends exist in the identification and description of participants with disabilities used in school-based physical education research. A total of 60 research articles published in the "Journal of Teaching in Physical Education" from 2010-2014 which included school-aged individuals…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Research, Disabilities, Educational Practices
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Beni, Stephanie; Fletcher, Tim; Ní Chróinín, Déirdre – Quest, 2017
The purpose of this research is to review the literature about young people's meaningful experiences in physical education and youth sport. We reviewed 50 empirical peer-reviewed articles published in English since 1987. Five themes were identified as central influences to young people's meaningful experiences in physical education and sport:…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Athletics, Physical Education, Interaction
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Ding, Haiyong; Li, Youqiang; Wu, Xueping – Quest, 2014
The purpose of this article is to describe published scholarly and research work to determine the extent to which they contributed to the physical education reform during 2000-2010 in China. Using an analytical reasoning approach, we analyzed 730 scholarly articles on K-12 physical education published in the 6 top kinesiology scholarly journals.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Research Projects, Educational Change
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Armour, Kathleen; Harris, Jo – Quest, 2013
This article argues for a new direction in research on health education within physical education (PE). Governments are increasingly looking to schools as a convenient form of public health investment. PE is implicated in health because of its core focus on physical activity, but there is little evidence to suggest that PE improves health…
Descriptors: Evidence, Health Education, Public Health, Physical Education
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Bryan, Charity L.; Sims, Sandra K.; Hester, Donna J.; Dunaway, Donna L. – Quest, 2013
Great anticipation surrounded the release of the first ever Surgeon General's report on physical activity and health in 1996. The report stated that physical activity can contribute significantly to overall levels of health and the quality of life for all Americans. However, since the report's release, little has improved in the health status of…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Quality of Life, Physical Education Teachers
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Hartill, Mike – Quest, 2013
When the sexual abuse of children is revealed, it is often found that other nonabusing adults were aware of the abuse but failed to act. During the past twenty years or so, the concealment of child sexual abuse (CSA) within organizations has emerged as a key challenge for child protection work. Recent events at Pennsylvania State University (PSU)…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Violence, Physical Education, Youth
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Rhoades, Jesse Lee; Woods, Amelia – Quest, 2013
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) was created in 1987 with the purpose of establishing standards for instruction for K-12 teachers within the U.S. The NBPTS was tasked with identifying and certifying teachers who met their standards. In the current article, we theorize on the potential avenues by which the NBPTS is…
Descriptors: National Standards, Physical Education, Teacher Certification, Communities of Practice
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Templin, Thomas J. – Quest, 2012
Research grounded in role theory and occupational socialization theory point to the potential consequences of occupying the roles of physical education teacher and athletic coach concurrently. Specifically, time constraints and inconsistencies in role requirements, organization, rewards, and modes of accountability in teaching and coaching create…
Descriptors: Role Theory, Socialization, Physical Education Teachers, Athletic Coaches
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Woods, Catherine B.; Mutrie, Nanette – Quest, 2012
The purpose of this paper is to outline why physical activity policy is important in terms of promoting population based increases in physical activity. The promotion of physical activity through public policy happens globally and nationally, however to be successful it should also happen at state and local levels. We outline the rationale for the…
Descriptors: Public Health, Physical Education, Physical Activities, Foreign Countries
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