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Educational Psychology

2014

Brigham Young University

Conceptual physical education

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The Relationship Between Health-Related Fitness Knowledge, Perceived Competence, Self-Determination, And Physical Activity Behaviors Of High School Students, Elizabeth Bailey Haslem Mar 2014

The Relationship Between Health-Related Fitness Knowledge, Perceived Competence, Self-Determination, And Physical Activity Behaviors Of High School Students, Elizabeth Bailey Haslem

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The purpose of this study was (a) to test a hypothesized model of motivation grounded in the Self-Determination Theory within the context of conceptual physical education (CPE), and (b) to explore the strength and directionality of perceived competence for physical activity as a possible mediator for health-related fitness knowledge and actual physical activity behaviors. Participants were 280 high school students who were at the end of a CPE course. Participants completed the Behavioural Regulation in Exercise Questionnaire–2, the Godin Leisure–Time Exercise Questionnaire, the Perceived Competence Scale, and a Health-Related Fitness Knowledge Questionnaire. Structural equation modeling analysis was used ...