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Goodyear, Victoria A. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2017
Purpose: It has been argued, extensively and internationally, that sustained school-based continuous professional development (CPD) has the potential to overcome some of the shortcomings of traditional one-off CPD programs. Yet, the evidence base on more effective or less effective forms of CPD is contradictory. The mechanisms by which sustained…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Professional Continuing Education, Faculty Development, Cooperative Learning
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Banack, Hailey R.; Sabiston, Catherine M.; Bloom, Gordon A. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2011
The purpose of the present study, grounded in self-determination theory, was to explore the relationship between Paralympic athletes' perceptions of autonomy-supportive coach behavior, basic psychological needs, and intrinsic motivation to know, accomplish, and experience stimulation. One hundred thirteen Canadian Paralympic athletes completed an…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Stimulation, Athletes, Student Motivation
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Caljouw, Simone R.; Van der Kamp, John; Savelsbergh, Geert J. P. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2010
When hitting, kicking, or throwing balls at targets, online control in the target area is impossible. We assumed this lack of late corrections in the target area would induce an effect of a single-winged Muller-Lyer illusion on ball placement. After extensive practice in hitting balls to different landing locations, participants (N = 9) had to hit…
Descriptors: Child Health, Visual Environment, Physical Activity Level, Behavior