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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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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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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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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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Russell, Jared; Hodge, Samuel R.; Frank, Anna Marie; Vaughn, Michelle – Quest, 2019
As our nation and society becomes more racially and ethnically diverse, college campuses are experiencing a dynamic shift in the student demographic on campus as well. Purposes of the study were to: (a) analyze the beliefs of kinesiology academic unit leaders (i.e., chairs, directors, heads) regarding faculty and student diversity within their…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Administrators, Administrator Attitudes, Diversity (Institutional)
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Boyce, B. Ann; Lund, Jackie L.; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
The purpose of this article was to examine Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on their training as researchers received during doctoral study. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on nine different aspects related to research training. Specifically, these items consisted of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Doctoral Programs, Kinetics
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Boyce, B. Ann; Lund, Jackie L.; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
The purpose of this article was to examine Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on their pedagogical training received during doctoral study. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on nine different items related to teacher training. Specifically, these items consisted of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Educational Attitudes, Graduate Study
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Boyce, B. Ann; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Lund, Jackie L.; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
In this article, we examined Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on their doctoral programs and departments. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on 10 different aspects related to teacher training. Specifically, the items consisted of measures of DS perceptions on: (a)…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Study
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Boyce, B. Ann; Hollibaugh, Casey; Lund, Jackie L.; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
The purpose of this article was to examine Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on issues related to their dissertation experiences. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on nine different aspects related to their dissertations. Specifically, these items consisted of measures…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Doctoral Dissertations, Student Attitudes, Time Perspective
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Boyce, B. Ann; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Lund, Jackie L.; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
The purpose of this article was to examine Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on their advisors. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 121 current and past DS provided information on 10 different aspects related to their advisors. Specifically, these items consisted of measures of DS perceptions on: (a) working with…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Faculty Advisers, Kinetics, Time Perspective
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Boyce, B. Ann; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Lund, Jackie L.; Almarode, Danielle – Quest, 2019
In this article, we examined Past Kinesiology Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on issues related to their career experiences. Using the Kinesiology Doctoral Student (KDS) survey, 56 past DS provided information on nine different aspects related to their current careers. Specifically, the items consisted of (a) type of position, (b) employment…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Time Perspective, Kinetics, Employment
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Lund, Jackie L.; Napper-Owen, Gloria; Boyce, B. Ann – Quest, 2019
In this thematic issue, we examined Doctoral Students' (DS) perspectives on six topics: (a) dissertation, (b) teacher training, (c) research training, (d) advisors, (e) doctoral program and department, and (f) career perspectives (past DS). Each topic was viewed through three lenses: (a) status (past and current DS), (b) gender, and (c)…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Kinetics, Student Attitudes, Career Choice
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