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Carlman, Peter; Hjalmarsson, Maria; Vikström, Carina – International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 2020
This study investigated how gender and sports capital are expressed in sports leaders' talk about sports for young people with a refugee background. Empirical data were derived from four focus group interviews representing 21 sports club leaders in Sweden. The leaders defined boys and girls as distinct groups but also as groups within which there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Athletics, Refugees
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Lee, Yomee; Yoon, Inae – Quest, 2020
The purpose of the study was to explore race consciousness among South Korean college students amid the shifting sociocultural dynamics in South Korea and aimed to reveal how their race consciousness intersected with sport. This study was guided by arguments advanced by scholars in Black studies, Whiteness studies, and Critical Race Theory (CRT).…
Descriptors: Race, College Students, Athletics, Asians
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Eski, Tolga; Ozbal, Ayse Feray; Yilmaz, Dilek – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
The aim of this study is to determine awareness levels of university students attending School of Physical Education and Sports about winter sports and to examine the effects of the training program applied within the scope of the study on their cognitive, affective, psychomotor and overall awareness. The study used single-group pre-test and…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Physical Education, Athletics
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Gümüs, Hikmet; Gençoglu, Celal; Sahin, Tolga – International Online Journal of Education and Teaching, 2020
In respect to the growing interest in physical education and sports, the state of this large number of scientific literature and the bibliometric analysis has not been conducted. The purpose of this study to investigate the literature involved physical education and sports topics regarding the descriptive bibliometric analysis. We gathered the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Databases, Bibliometrics
Zarrett, Nicole; Veliz, Philip; Sabo, Don – Women's Sports Foundation, 2018
This report was commissioned by the Women's Sports Foundation to better understand the impact of sports participation on teen health, well-being and academic achievement. They sought to understand how each sport impacts teen well-being, and whether the number of sports in which a teen participates influences their health. They also sought to…
Descriptors: Womens Athletics, Females, Adolescents, Well Being
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Aslan, Huseyin; Imamoglu, Osman – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2020
In this study, it was aimed to investigate Leisure time strategies of sports educated students, who going to Fitness Centers. In addition to sports training, the effect of whether or not to compete as a contestant was also examined for Leisure Strategies. A total of 543 men on fitness centers filled up the Scala "Leisure Strategy Scale"…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Athletics, Training, Competition
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Säfvenbom, Reidar; Stjernvang, Guro – Sport, Education and Society, 2020
Compared to traditional athletes and PE students, self-organized lifestyle sport practitioners usually have no podiums to reach or grades to earn. They have no authorized instructor available, but seem to treat this apparent deficiency as an opportunity to facilitate their own learning processes. However, from a traditional learning perspective,…
Descriptors: Life Style, Athletics, Athletes, Physical Education
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Aras, Emine; Karakaya, Yunus Emre – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2020
This study was aimed to reveal the attitudes of students who receive sports education at higher education level to e-learning and opinions of academicians who work in these institutions to e-learning by adopting a mixed method research. For the students who receive sports education, the scale, "Attitude to E-Learning Scale (AEL)" was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Physical Education, Athletics
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Zervas, Kostas; Glazzard, Jonathan – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
In recent years there has been growing interest over the role of major sport events and the sports industry. The aftermath of 2008 global crisis exposed the myth of 'end of history' and raised several questions over the role of management and organisational practices and theories in all aspects of human activity, including sport. This article…
Descriptors: Athletics, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Models
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Erdugan, Fuat – International Education Studies, 2020
The purpose of this study was to investigate the attitudes of Sports science faculty students towards scientific research. The sample of this study consisted of 360 Sports science faculty students receiving pedagogical formation at Trakya, Igdir, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Siirt, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University in Turkey. A demographic features form…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Athletics, College Students, Scientific Research
Duyan, Mehdi; Günel, Ilker – Online Submission, 2020
The research was carried out to determine the motivation of sports participation for licensed skiers who have been actively working for at least 3 years within Bitlis, Erzurum, Hakkâri, Mus Youth and Sports Provincial Directorate. In the sample of this descriptive study, a total of 125 athletes between the ages of 11-19 were included. Frequency,…
Descriptors: Motivation, Athletics, Adolescents, Early Adolescents
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Namli, Sevinç; Demir, Gönül Tekkursun – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2020
The fact that the passion for digital gaming, which brings a sedentary lifestyle, replaces traditional games requiring exercise and physical education also has a negative impact on the health of children and adolescents. In this study, it was aimed to examine and evaluate high school students' attitudes towards digital gaming and sports by certain…
Descriptors: Athletics, Computer Games, Correlation, High School Students
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Sabourin, Camille; Trottier, Christiane; Frenette, Eric; Camiré, Martin; Drapeau, Vicky; Goulet, Claude; Lemyre, Pierre-Nicolas – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2020
Research on positive youth development and life skills in sport has gained considerable attention over the past decades. However, there is a lack of translated questionnaires examining youth development and life skills available to non-English researchers and practitioners. The purpose of this research project was to adapt in French two…
Descriptors: Surveys, Athletics, Daily Living Skills, Questionnaires
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Long, Roxanne – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2020
This study provides empirical support that extracurricular participation correlates positively and significantly to future education, both directly and indirectly. However, which type of extracurriculars are best for students in their pursuit of higher education, sport or non-sport activities? Rooted in Social Capital Theory, the present study…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Athletics, Extracurricular Activities, Correlation
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Becker, Derek R.; McClelland, Megan M.; Geldhof, G. John; Gunter, Katherine B.; MacDonald, Megan – Early Education and Development, 2018
Research Findings: The present study examines connections among participation in open- and closed-skilled sports; the metabolic intensity of each sport; and executive function (EF), literacy, and math achievement in a sample of 3rd-grade children. Utilizing data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child…
Descriptors: Athletics, Executive Function, Academic Achievement, Physical Activities
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