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Sartore-Baldwin, Melanie L.; McCullough, Brian; Quatman-Yates, Catherine – Quest, 2017
The purpose of this article is to present a conceptual model of shared responsibility within the sport context. Focusing on issues of harm and injustice, this model proposes that organized sport can exist as an oppressive social structure that endorses ignorance through the presence of asymmetrical power relations. This ignorance reinforces…
Descriptors: Models, Participative Decision Making, Athletics, Justice
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Barker-Ruchti, Natalie; Kerr, Roslyn; Schubring, Astrid; Cervin, Georgia; Nunomura, Myrian – Quest, 2017
Women's artistic gymnastics is commonly understood to require early entrance and intense training during childhood. Most gymnasts retire before reaching adulthood. In recent years, the gymnast population at the highest level has "aged." In this article, we adopt a socio-pedagogical perspective to explore the training contexts, pubertal…
Descriptors: Females, Athletes, Age Differences, Puberty
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O, Jenny; Sherwood, Jennifer J.; Yingling, Vanessa R. – Quest, 2017
High-impact practices foster student success, but faculty faced with heavy teaching loads and lack of resources and infrastructure are challenged to implement such practices. Kinesiology faculty at California State University, East Bay collaborated to implement two student programs: Kinesiology Research Group and Get Fit! Stay Fit! The Kinesiology…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Teacher Student Relationship, Partnerships in Education
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De Lyon, Alexander T. C.; Neville, Ross D.; Armour, Kathleen M. – Quest, 2017
Kinesiology researchers have long had an interest in physical activity, fitness, and health issues and in the professional education and work practices of teachers and coaches. The professional development needs and practices of "fitness professionals," however, have not been a major concern for researchers in the field. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Public Health, Physical Fitness, Training, Professional Education
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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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Palmer, Stephen E.; Behrens, Timothy K. – Quest, 2017
Physical education (PE) can make meaningful contributions to public health by directly providing moderate to vigorous physical activity (PA) opportunities for school-aged youth. Quality PE aims to contribute indirectly to PA beyond the school day. Unfortunately, insufficient evidence exists regarding the impact of PE on lifelong PA. This has led…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Public Health, Physical Activity Level, Skill Development
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Hersman, Bethany; Schroeder, Noah – Quest, 2017
Technology integration has become an ever-present phenomenon in institutions of higher education. This has led to an increase in online learning experiences that make higher education accessible to those who previously experienced barriers, such as having full-time jobs. One issue that affects online education is the challenge of engaging the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Communities of Practice
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Barker, Dean; Bergentoft, Heléne; Nyberg, Gunn – Quest, 2017
This review article identifies the conceptual underpinnings of current movement research in physical education. Using a hermeneutic approach, four analogies for movement education are identified: the "motor program analogy", the "neurobiological systems analogy", the "instinctive movement analogy", and the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Movement Education, Motor Development
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Washburn, Nicholas; Carson, Russell L.; Hemphill, Michael A. – Quest, 2017
While stress has always been present in the teaching profession, recent trends such as standardized testing and school and teacher accountability may be making teachers' work more stressful. Teacher satisfaction research has emerged as a popular lens through which to understand how teachers experience their work. This scoping review sought to…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Job Satisfaction, Educational Research, Periodicals
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Dudley, Dean; Cairney, John; Wainwright, Nalda; Kriellaars, Dean; Mitchell, Drew – Quest, 2017
The International Charter for Physical Education, Physical Activity, and Sport clearly states that vested agencies must participate in creating a strategic vision and identify policy options and priorities that enable the fundamental right for all people to participate in meaningful physical activity across their life course. Physical literacy is…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Public Health, Recreational Activities, Athletics
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Allan, Veronica; Turnnidge, Jennifer; Côté, Jean – Quest, 2017
The potential of physical activity and sport programs to promote positive youth development (PYD) is well-recognized among youth sport researchers and practitioners. More recently, physical literacy has gained traction among sport organizations as an important component of long-term athlete development. With conceptual roots in academic writing,…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Youth Programs, Athletics, Knowledge Level
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Sato, Takahiro; Haegele, Justin Anthony; Foot, Rachel – Quest, 2017
Graduate adapted physical education (APE) courses have typically been taught using face-to-face formats where the instructor and learners physically meet in a classroom and engage in discussions and experiential exercises. However, because in-service physical educators have time demands associated with teaching, coaching, and family commitments,…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Faculty Development
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Cardinal, Bradley J. – Quest, 2017
Physical education debuted in higher education in 1860 at Amherst College. The program, aimed at the general student body, thrived under the leadership of Edward Hitchcock, Jr., M.D. Similar programs were developed elsewhere. At its high point, an estimated 97% of colleges and universities required their students to partake in some form of…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Physical Education
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Goh, Tan Leng – Quest, 2017
Sitting for extended periods of time is detrimental to children's physical health and may cause off-task behavior in the classroom. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a classroom physical activity (PA) program, TAKE 10!®, on children's PA and on-task behavior. Participants in the program included 137 children from six classes…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Physical Activities, Measurement Equipment, Observation
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Boyce, Barbara Ann; Lund, Jackie; O'Neil, Kason – Quest, 2016
Quality preparation of doctoral students is a key to the survival of physical education teacher education. Past research has revealed a shortage of students graduating with a doctoral degree in physical education and a general reluctance of teachers to leave their jobs to pursue an advanced degree. As the number of universities preparing new…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Doctoral Programs, Educational Quality
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