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Mierzwinski, Mark; Cock, Steven; Velija, Philippa – Quest, 2019
Bullying is increasingly considered to be an important moral, political, and social issue within modern society. Academic research on this issue has mostly been examined through a psychological lens, often using questionnaire data to examine and explain the prevalence of different types of bullying. In this position statement, we apply a…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Justice, Incidence, Educational Environment
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Garratt, Dean; Kumar, Simon – Quest, 2019
This article examines the complex but seldom articulated relationship of primary physical education, citizenship, and social justice. We argue that to conflate physical "activity" and sport with physical "education" in unacknowledged ways may serve to perpetuate the status quo. More significantly, the current emphasis on…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Citizenship, Social Justice, Physical Activities
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Bredemeier, Brenda Light; Shields, David Light – Quest, 2019
In this article, we suggest that character education in sport contexts can promote social justice. After defining key terms, we suggest that rethinking competition and the nature of team relationships is required to build a team culture responsive to concerns for social justice. The character of the team provides a nexus within which to develop…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Values Education, Team Sports, Competition
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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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Simonton, Kelly L.; Garn, Alex – Quest, 2019
Emotions experienced in educational settings link to students' motivation, engagement, learning, and achievement. Despite meaningful interconnections between emotions, motivation, and desired outcomes, a dearth of research on student emotions in physical education (PE) currently exists. The Control-Value Theory of Achievement Emotions (CVTAE)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Emotional Response, Psychological Patterns, Physical Education
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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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Smith, Zachary T. – Quest, 2019
Sport and spirituality is a burgeoning academic area of study (Jirasek, 2015). To date, the field has been dominated by Christian scholarship (Watson & Parker, 2011). Incidentally, the history of the field is often narrated from a Christocentric viewpoint. Such narratives downplay, denigrate, or ignore the impact of other religious ideas. This…
Descriptors: Athletics, Religion, Christianity, Religious Factors
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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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Rosenberg, Danny – Quest, 2019
Physical literacy has gained worldwide prominence over the last decade by re-conceptualizing primarily the meaning of physical education. British educator Margaret Whitehead is the most famous proponent of this expression and expositor of its philosophical foundation and value. As such, physical literacy rejects dualism, is buttressed by monism,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Literacy, Play, Games
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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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Beddoes, Zack Edward; Prusak, Keven A.; Barney, David – Quest, 2019
Change in education is inevitable. Physical educators are being positioned to effectively manage change and control their own destiny. In order to manage and facilitate positive change, physical educators should clearly embrace and accept physical education as a public health tool, understand the educational change process in schools, and know how…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Communities of Practice, Public Health, Change Strategies
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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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