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Neville, Ross D.; Makopoulou, Kyriaki; Hopkins, William G. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are often excluded from physical education (PE). Opportunities exist to enhance the competence of trainee teachers, thus preparing them for the demands of inclusive PE (IPE). In this study, we examined the effect of IPE training workshops on trainee teachers' self-efficacy…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Preservice Teachers, Workshops, Trainees
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Ensign, Julene; Mays Woods, Amelia; Hodges Kulinna, Pamela – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: This study provides a longitudinal examination of the influences enhancing or constraining the development of efficacy in ten induction physical educators. Method: Over a span of three years, data from structured interviews and responses to the Physical Education Teaching Efficacy Scale were collected at seven time points. Utilizing a…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Self Efficacy, Beginning Teacher Induction, Gender Differences
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Scott, Lauren; Shen, Bo; Price, Alanna; Centeio, Erin – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: To identify the role of content specificity in moderating situational interest and its relationship with physical activity (PA), we examined the between- and within-content relations of situational interest and PA in an urban elementary physical education context using fitness and basketball as comparative contents. Method: Fourth and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Physical Education, Student Motivation, Student Interests
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Farias, Cláudio; Wallhead, Tristan; Mesquita, Isabel – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: This longitudinal study provided a retrospective examination of the impact of student participation in a year-long Sport Education curricular experience on physical literacy development. A focus was placed on students' reported motivation, attitudes and disposition to participate in physical education (PE) and sport, and their…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Student Motivation, Student Attitudes
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Bremer, Emily; Graham, Jeffrey D.; Bedard, Chloe; Rodriguez, Christine; Kriellaars, Dean; Cairney, John – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the convergent validity of the PLAYfun tool, a physical literacy-based measure of movement competence, by examining its association with objectively measured physical activity in a sample of children and youth. Method: Participants included 110 children between the ages of seven to 14 years…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Play, Psychomotor Skills, Multiple Literacies
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Wang, Yubing; Chen, Ang – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2020
One primary goal of physical education (PE) is to promote students' lifelong physical activity (PA). This goal implies that PE should not only improve students' PA in PE classes but also promote their PA outside of the school known as the "PE effect." Purpose: In this study, we proposed a two-pathway model of the "PE effect"…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activity Level, Leisure Time, Health Behavior
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Wu, Lili; Ma, Xiao; Shi, Yutong; Tao, Shasha; Yu, Yong; Wang, Sijia; Luo, Liang; Xin, Tao; Li, Youfa – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: To summarize the framework and development procedure of the China National Assessment of Education Quality - Physical Education & Health in 2015 (CNAEQ-PEH 2015), an authoritative and evidence-based national surveillance protocol developed by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China for Grade 4 and Grade 8 students.…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Educational Quality, Physical Education, Grade 4
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Wang, Yehui; Ma, Xiao; Zhang, Yingbing; Wu, Lili; Yang, Zhaoxi; Yang, Tao; Li, Youfa – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: Previous studies indicated a positive association between physical education (PE) and mathematics achievement (MA). This study explored how PE curriculum implementation relates to MA using data from the China National Assessment of Education Quality (CNAEQ) in 2015, including Mathematics (CNAEQ-MA 2015) as well as Physical Education &…
Descriptors: Correlation, Mathematics Achievement, Physical Education, Curriculum Implementation
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Zhang, Yunyun; Liu, Sichen; Li, Youfa; Li, Xin; Ren, Ping; Luo, Fang – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: This study examined the prevalence of different weight status and the relationships between weight status and physical fitness among Chinese children and youth. Methods: Participants were 107,206 Grade 4 children and 70,213 Grade 8 youth from the China National Assessment of Educational Quality -- Physical Education & Health in 2015…
Descriptors: Correlation, Physical Fitness, Body Weight, Comparative Analysis
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Li, Youfa; Wang, Sijia; Yu, Yong; Wu, Lili; Shi, Yutong; Zhang, Michelle; Wu, Xinwei; Ma, Xiao – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: Physical education (PE) in school provides opportunities for physical activity (PA) engagement and reportedly results in improved health-related fitness. This study explored the underlying correlations between PE and activity-related healthy lifestyle practices with current level of cardiorespiratory fitness. Methods: A total of 13,138…
Descriptors: Correlation, Physical Fitness, Health Behavior, Physical Education
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Marttinen, Risto; Daum, David; Fredrick, Ray N.; Santiago, Joshua; Silverman, Stephen – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: This study sought to explore students' experiences of the Fitness Integrated with Technology (F.I.T.) unit and of their perceptions of using technology in physical education. Method: This manuscript is part of a larger mixed-methods study that measured student attitude and physical activity (PA) levels of 221 students in sixth, seventh,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Physical Fitness
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Michael, Robert Dan; Webster, Collin A.; Egan, Cate A.; Nilges, Lynda; Brian, Ali; Johnson, Robert; Carson, Russ L. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: A systematic review was conducted to identify facilitators and barriers to movement integration (MI) in elementary school classrooms. Method: Online databases (Educational Resources Information Center, Google Scholar, PsycINFO, and PubMed) served as data sources for the study. Following the PRISMA guidelines, relevant published research…
Descriptors: Barriers, Elementary School Students, Databases, Content Analysis
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Bremer, Emily; Cairney, John – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: This study examined the test-retest reliability and feasibility of select fitness assessments in 7-12 year old children on the autism spectrum. Method: Participants (N = 14; n = 1 female; Mage = 9.5 ± 1.7 years) completed 7 fitness assessments, administered in a random order, on two occasions--Bruce protocol; Modified 6-minute walk test…
Descriptors: Children, Elementary School Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Sacko, Ryan; McIver, Kerry; Brazendale, Keith; Pfeifer, Craig; Brian, Ali; Nesbitt, Danielle; Stodden, David F. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: To compare children's energy expenditure (EE) levels during object projection skill performance (OPSP; e.g., kicking, throwing, striking) as assessed by hip- and wrist-worn accelerometers. Method: Forty-two children (female [rho]= 20, M[subscript age] = 8.1[plus or minus]0.8 years) performed three, nine-minute sessions of kicking,…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Metabolism, Physical Education, Elementary School Students
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Bolger, Linda A.; Bolger, Lisa E.; O'Neill, Cian; Coughlan, Edward; Lacey, Seán; O'Brien, Wesley; Burns, Con – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2019
Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between fundamental movement skills (FMS) and markers of health among a cohort of Irish primary school children. Methods: Participants (N = 296, mean age: 7.99 ± 2.02 years) were senior infant (n = 149, mean age: 6.02 ± 0.39 years) and 4th class (n = 147, mean age: 9.97 ± 0.40 years)…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Physical Activities, Physical Fitness, Correlation
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