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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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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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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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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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Raabe, Johannes; Bejar, Matthew P.; Bass, Andrew D.; Lauer, E. Earlynn; Erdner, Sara M.; Zakrajsek, Rebecca A. – Quest, 2019
Many students experience difficulties during their graduate education. Scholars have proposed mentoring as one potential strategy to support them. While often assumed to be the sole responsibility of faculty, graduate students are also in a position to provide meaningful mentorship to their peers. Thus, the purpose of the current article is to…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, Sport Psychology, Personal Autonomy
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Russell, Jared – Quest, 2019
Inclusive Excellence (IE) serves as the central topic of the 28th annual Delphine Hanna Commemorative Lecture. Moreover, the professional accomplishments of Delphine Hanna, a kinesiology trailblazer, are explored. I present the concept of Inclusive Excellence and articulate its applicability to academic leadership in the field of kinesiology.…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Leadership, Diversity (Institutional), Strategic Planning
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Housner, Lynn D.; Templin, Thomas J. – Quest, 2019
Physical education teacher education programs have a responsibility to prepare preservice teachers in the technical aspects of teaching while also preparing them for the sociopolitical realities of teaching a marginalized subject. There is also a need for inservice teachers to engage in continuing professional development related to socialization…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Physical Education Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Twietmeyer, Gregg; Johnson, Tyler G. – Quest, 2019
One of the most long-standing controversies in kinesiology has been that of physical activity requirements (PARs) in corresponding degree programs. Despite a recommendation from the American Kinesiology Association to include "the practice of physical activity" in undergraduate kinesiology degree programs, some programs have PARs, while…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Human Body, Psychomotor Skills, Physiology
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Vadeboncoeur, Joshua D.; Bopp, Trevor – Quest, 2019
This article seeks to synthesize and apply White racial identity theory and concomitant research to the interaction between athletic and racial identity, specifically as it relates to the experiential variations of how race impacts White athletes within the college sport environment. White dialectics, or the tensions that White Americans…
Descriptors: White Students, Athletes, College Athletics, College Students
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Blackshear, Tara B.; Barton, Andrea T.; Moxley, Jennifer – Quest, 2019
The debate on whether kinesiology students should undergo fitness testing is controversial. Some are strong proponents of fitness testing, while others are in strong opposition. As advocates for fitness testing among kinesiology majors, we aimed to assess the fitness levels of Exercise Science and Physical Education Teacher Education majors and…
Descriptors: Kinetics, Human Body, Psychomotor Skills, Physical Fitness
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Knudson, Duane – Quest, 2019
The knowledge base of kinesiology can be compared to the construction of a fragmented, diffuse tower. Much of the lack of identity and progress of kinesiology as the leader in the study of human physical activity may result from inconsistent nomenclature. Several examples of improper and inconsistent use of kinesiology nomenclature are noted and…
Descriptors: Physiology, Physical Activities, Periodicals, Professional Associations
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You, JeongAe; Craig, Cheryl J.; Oh, Suhak – Quest, 2019
This article explores the current state and new roles of physical education as liberal education (PELE) in higher education. Recently, there has been growing discontent with PELE due to program redundancy and lack of educational power in higher education. However, little attention has been given to how to reconstruct PELE in higher education. To…
Descriptors: Role, Physical Education, General Education, Higher Education
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