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Can, Ibrahim – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The purpose of this study was to compare power, velocity and force parameters during loaded squat jump (SJ) exercise in the handball and arm wrestling players. In accordance with this purpose, ten arm wrestling athletes from the Turkish National Team (age: 20,7 ± 3,05 years; height: 175,2 ± 5,55 cm; weight: 71,7 ± 8,17 kg) who had ranks in…
Descriptors: Athletics, Team Sports, Comparative Analysis, Exercise Physiology
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Collier, Diane R. – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2015
Everyday cultural resources that originate outside school offer possibilities for multimodal creativity and identity play, as children consume, transform and produce multimodal texts. In this study, Kyle, a boy in elementary school, fluidly performed social identities and engaged in playful and parodic rescripting of identities and resources from…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Athletics, Elementary School Students, Males
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Destani, Fitni; Hannon, James C.; Podlog, Leslie; Brusseau, Timothy A. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2014
Character development has become an important component of physical education that contributes directly to the affective learning domain. However, teaching character development can be challenging. The purpose of this article is to suggest that character development be promoted through the teaching of wrestling, due to the unique moral development…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Athletics, Moral Development
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Yigit, Sihmehmet; Dalbudak, Ibrahim; Musa, Mihriay; Gürkan, Alper C.; Dalkiliç, Mehmet – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The aim of this research is to examine decision making level of wrestlers who joined Turkey inter university wrestling championship, according to variables as wrestlers' sex, age, grade, department, and education type. Study group consists of 34 females and 196 males, totally 230 athletes, who joined Turkey Inter University Wrestling Championship…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Athletes, College Athletics, Foreign Countries
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Arslan, Fethi; Ziyagil, Mehmet Akif; Bastik, Canan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The purpose of this research was to examine the extent to which sport moral decision-making attitudes were applied by the athletes, and the factors that caused it. The research was based on the causal comparative research model. The research group consisted of a total of 475 athletes, of which 195 were basketball athletes randomly selected from…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Athletics, Team Sports, Moral Values
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Collier, Diane R. – Language and Education, 2013
In this paper, I examine the textmaking potentials of the popular cultural resources of professional wrestling, including its modes of textual expression, as performed by Kyle, a boy in the middle years of elementary school. Kyle remixed wrestling, and its performative affordances, style and textmaking potentials across time and space. Using a…
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary School Students, Popular Culture, Educational Practices
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Yockey, John – Teaching Elementary Physical Education, 2006
Is wrestling an appropriate activity to teach at the elementary school level? Based on the information presented in this article and this author's experiences as both a physical education teacher and a wrestling coach, the answer is Yes! Wrestling as a physical education unit can be taught in a safe and age-appropriate way. If taught correctly at…
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Safety
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Kumate, James M.; Falcous, Mark – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2015
The issue of "taibatsu" (physical punishment) in Japanese sport has received high-profile media and public attention in recent years. This article addresses the retrospective experiences of "taibatsu" within Japanese high school wrestling, drawing upon a three-month ethnography that included semi-structured interviews. Our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Physical Education, Athletics
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Yonca, Sezer S.; Engin, Çelikel B.; Serdar, Yücel A.; Mustafa, Karadag; Yüksel, Savucu – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The aim of this research is to evaluate the change in the hand grip strength of the male arm wrestlers before and after a unit of exercise. The participants of the research consist of sportsmen (n=16) of Firat University arm wrestling team in 18-25 age group. Within the scope of the research, all of the tests and measurements (age, length, body…
Descriptors: Muscular Strength, Human Body, Physical Fitness, Young Adults
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Moore, Lisa Jean – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2016
Lisa Jean Moore describes a class assignment for her Social and Cultural Change course in which she was required to accommodate the material limitations of teaching within a highly regulated and restricted environment. This assignment, carried out in a women's prison, could be adapted for traditional college settings and travel abroad programs,…
Descriptors: Feminism, Teaching Methods, Females, Institutionalized Persons
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Graves, Julie – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
Ressler's "Dramatic Changes" is a powerful guide for anyone brave enough to create a space for young people to discuss sexual orientation and gender identity. Her accessible style and tangible suggestions describe a creative and educationally sound approach to supporting youth in thoughtfully wrestling with one of the most controversial social…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Youth
Scott, Paul – Australian Mathematics Teacher, 2010
The mysteries of mathematics are not easily revealed. Much of present day school mathematics is the product of years, sometimes centuries, of inquiring, wrestling and discovering by men of the highest intellect. The number "i" (designation for the square root of -1) is no exception. This article presents a lesson on the need for "i".
Descriptors: Number Concepts, Mathematics Instruction, Lesson Plans, Day Schools
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Arslanoglu, Erkal – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The aim of this study is to evaluate some physical properties of Turkish National Greco-Roman wrestlers and reveal the profile of Turkish Young National Greco-Roman athlete. A total of 48 male athletes who were from Turkish Young National Greco-Roman Wrestling Team participated in this study. This study was carried out at Wrestling Federation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Characteristics, Athletes, Athletics
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Fletcher, Richard; StGeorge, Jennifer; Freeman, Emily – Early Child Development and Care, 2013
Energetic, competitive, body-contact play (rough and tumble play (RTP)) is commonly observed among young children and is reported as an important feature of father-child relationships. Animal studies have demonstrated positive developmental effects of peer-peer play-wrestling, influencing cognitive and social outcomes. The purpose of this paper is…
Descriptors: Fathers, Play, Parent Child Relationship, Child Development
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Laughter, Judson; Han, Keonghee Tao; King, Donna; Madhuri, Marga; Nayan, Rohany; Williams, Toni – Education and Urban Society, 2015
The story presented here developed from a study group where we found space to explore and analyze ourselves and each other. In recounting our development from a Community of Interest to a Community of Practice (CoP), we first introduce a guiding theoretical framework building on a foundation of two concepts: "CoP" and…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Personal Narratives, Guidelines, Race
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