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Experiences Of Teachers Who Have Taught Physical Education Remotely: A Qualitative Study, Danielle Causer Brabston May 2024

Experiences Of Teachers Who Have Taught Physical Education Remotely: A Qualitative Study, Danielle Causer Brabston

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to understand and describe the essence of the experiences of teachers who have taught physical education remotely. The problem is physical education is a core curriculum subject that is designed for in-person instruction and is not easily adaptable to an online setting. The central research question that this study sought to address was what are the experiences of K-12 physical education teachers who taught P.E. remotely? The theory guiding of this study is Dabrowski’s theory of positive disintegration as it details how people can adapt and adjust in response to stressful situations …


A Longitudinal Look At Student Attitude, Perceived Competence, And Fitness Test Performance Of Elementary Students, Risto Marttinen, Kevin Mercier, Jung Yeon Park, Kelly L. Simonton, Erin Centeio, Kevin Andrew Richards, Kathleen Wilson Feb 2024

A Longitudinal Look At Student Attitude, Perceived Competence, And Fitness Test Performance Of Elementary Students, Risto Marttinen, Kevin Mercier, Jung Yeon Park, Kelly L. Simonton, Erin Centeio, Kevin Andrew Richards, Kathleen Wilson

International Journal of Physical Activity and Health

The purpose of this study was to assess relationships between students’ attitudes toward physical education (PE), their perceived competence toward PE, and their fitness test performance, as well as how these relationships change over time. Measurements were conducted with validated instruments across five time points during two school years with fourth and fifth grade students across ten schools (n = 636, 48% = female). This study was developed to address a need for examining how attitudes and perceived competence change over time. Descriptive statistics and latent growth models were run with the variables of interest to investigate four research …


A127: Difficulties Facing And Coping Strategies Of Physical Education And Health Interdisciplinary Teaching In China, Jie Yang, Liping Xu, Zhihua Yin Feb 2024

A127: Difficulties Facing And Coping Strategies Of Physical Education And Health Interdisciplinary Teaching In China, Jie Yang, Liping Xu, Zhihua Yin

International Journal of Physical Activity and Health

Purpose: In response to the national demand for compound talents, “Physical Education (PE) and Health Curriculum (2022 version) for Compulsory Education” proposes to include interdisciplinary teaching in five major courses in China. Due to the lack of course cases for reference, there’s a certain gap between interdisciplinary theory and practice. Therefore, it’s urgent to analyze the difficulties faced by interdisciplinary teaching and find out the coping strategies. Methods: By using keywords such as "interdisciplinary teaching," "PE and health curriculum," and "interdisciplinary," this study collected and studied 39 articles from CNKI, Web of Science, Scopus, and other databases, and analyzed the …


A155: Research On The Influence Of Kinesthetic Intelligence Courses With Industrialized Education On Children's Physical Fitness, Yanli Luo, Xiaoming Gong, Yanqing Chen, Lianglei Xiana, Jie Luo, Kaidi Wu Feb 2024

A155: Research On The Influence Of Kinesthetic Intelligence Courses With Industrialized Education On Children's Physical Fitness, Yanli Luo, Xiaoming Gong, Yanqing Chen, Lianglei Xiana, Jie Luo, Kaidi Wu

International Journal of Physical Activity and Health

Purpose: Nowadays, the industrialization of education has led to the shortage of teachers and consequently hindered resource allocation and curriculum optimization. These problems are profound for educators when applying Kinesthetic Intelligence (KI) curriculum for children in early childhood. This paper examines the impact of the current KI course delivery on children’s physical fitness to provide reference for researchers and educators. Methods: Forty-six kids were randomly selected from two intermediate Kindergarten classes and were divided into an experimental group (EG) and a control group (CG). A pre-test of physical fitness was done on eight indices such as stature, weight, throwing, and …


Teachers' Lesson Plan In The Implementation Of Hots Oriented Physical Education Learning, Suhadi Suhadi, Riky Dwi Handoko, Sri Mawarti, Nurhadi Santoso, Muhammad Sigit Antoni, Fitria Dwi Andriyani Dec 2023

Teachers' Lesson Plan In The Implementation Of Hots Oriented Physical Education Learning, Suhadi Suhadi, Riky Dwi Handoko, Sri Mawarti, Nurhadi Santoso, Muhammad Sigit Antoni, Fitria Dwi Andriyani

Jurnal Keolahragaan

Lesson plan is the main key in learning. This study aims to analyze the lesson plans of High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) oriented big ball games subject in physical education learning. This is descriptive quantitative research, with document analysis method. 16 lesson plans arranged by 16 teachers from 16 schools in Bantul Regency, Yogyakarta involved in this study. This study analyzes big ball game lesson plans including eight indicators: formulation of indicators, learning objectives, learning methods, learning media, learning materials, learning resources, learning activities, and learning assessments using document analysis guidelines with descriptors ranging from 1-5 scales (very good, good, …


The Role Of Teachers (De-)Motivational Styles On Students’ Autonomous Motivation In Physical Education And Leisure Time, Henri Tilga, Kaija Vahtra, Andre Koka Dec 2023

The Role Of Teachers (De-)Motivational Styles On Students’ Autonomous Motivation In Physical Education And Leisure Time, Henri Tilga, Kaija Vahtra, Andre Koka

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

Introduction: The aim of this research was to examine the relationships of four perceived teaching styles (i.e., autonomy support, structure, control, and chaos) of physical education (PE) teachers with students’ satisfaction of psychological needs as well as autonomous and controlled motivation towards physical activity in PE and leisure time context. Materials and Methods: 320 students (166 boys and 154 girls) aged from 12 to 18 years old (M = 14.13, SD = 1.6) participated in the study. In this cross-sectional study, participants filled in a questionnaire of study variables. A variance-based structural equation model was employed to test the study …


A Reflection Of Experiences Of Adults With Type 1 Diabetes In Integrated Physical Education Classes, Kalleigh West Oct 2023

A Reflection Of Experiences Of Adults With Type 1 Diabetes In Integrated Physical Education Classes, Kalleigh West

Human Movement Sciences & Special Education Theses & Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of the experiences of type 1 diabetics in integrated physical education classes. In this study, we interviewed young type 1 diabetic adults and asked them to reflect on their school-based physical education experiences. An interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) approach was adopted to guide data collection, analysis, and interpretation for this retrospective study. Eight participants (ages 19 to 32) were enrolled in this study, and semi-structured interviews focused on their physical education experiences acted as the primary data. Transcribed interview data were analyzed using an IPA approach. Three interrelated themes emerged …


Self-Efficacy Influences Of Pre-Service Physical Education (Pe) Teachers Who Instruct Students With Disabilites (Swds), Emily Mason, Karen Gaudreault, Glenn Hushman, Victoria Shiver, Amanda Young Apr 2023

Self-Efficacy Influences Of Pre-Service Physical Education (Pe) Teachers Who Instruct Students With Disabilites (Swds), Emily Mason, Karen Gaudreault, Glenn Hushman, Victoria Shiver, Amanda Young

Health, Exercise, and Sports Sciences ETDs

The purpose of this study was to analyze what factors contribute to the self-efficacy/teacher efficacy (TE) of pre-service teachers (PSTs) as they instruct physical education (PE) to students with disabilities (SWDs). Self-efficacy theory, SET, (Bandura, 1977; Maddux, 2013) was used to make meaning of what SET tenets the PSTs found valuable as it pertained to boosting their teacher efficacy as they taught physical education to SWDs. Data collection involved three semi-structured interviews, three reflections, one critical incident account (Flanagan, 1954), ten to twelve non-participatory observations of the PSTs teaching PE in an elementary school with SWDs, informal conversations, email communication, …


Independent And Combined Associations Between Physical Activity And Sedentary Time On Sleep Quality Among Chinese Pe And Non-Pe College Students, Dan Li, Xianxiong Li Feb 2023

Independent And Combined Associations Between Physical Activity And Sedentary Time On Sleep Quality Among Chinese Pe And Non-Pe College Students, Dan Li, Xianxiong Li

International Journal of Physical Activity and Health

To investigate the independent and combined associations of physical activity and sedentary time on sleep quality among Chinese PE-majored and non-PE-majored college students. Participants were Chinese college students (N = 2347, Mage = 20 years, 24.6% students majoring in PE). All participants completed three questionnaires: the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, the International Physical Activity Questionnaire-Short Form, and the Questionnaire on Adolescent Sedentary Behavior. Questionnaires were evaluated to ascertain the subjects’ sleep quality, physical activity level, and sedentary time. Analyses were conducted with a multivariate logistic regression model. Out of the total participants, 48.6% had poor sleep quality (PSQ) and …


Theoretical Discussions And Pathways Of Including Physical Education In The College Entrance Examination, Xiaoqiang Qian Feb 2023

Theoretical Discussions And Pathways Of Including Physical Education In The College Entrance Examination, Xiaoqiang Qian

International Journal of Physical Activity and Health

Under the background of the integration of sports and education, the study explored the feasibility and path of including physical education in the College Entrance Examination. Comprehensive literature and expert interviews and other methods were used to analyze the needs of including physical education in the College Entrance Examination. The specific theories are as follows: (a) “including physical education in the College Entrance Examination” can be an important entry point to promote the integration of sports and education and plays a key role of the test baton; (b) Policies that satisfy most stakeholders and conform to public interests at the …


Experimental Study On Effects Of Physical Exercise Function Training On Physical Health Of Primary School Students, Mingzhuo Yan, Zhihua Yin Feb 2023

Experimental Study On Effects Of Physical Exercise Function Training On Physical Health Of Primary School Students, Mingzhuo Yan, Zhihua Yin

International Journal of Physical Activity and Health

Recently, the physical health problems of children in China have attracted extensive attention. The education department has issued a notice on further strengthening the physical health management of primary and secondary schools. Many studies have shown that physical exercise function training has unique advantages in promoting the healthy development of students' physique and is unaffected by venues or weather. This study aims to explore and verify the intervention effect of physical exercise function training on students’ physical health indicators, including physical shape, function, and quality. It also intends to practically explore the improvement of students' physical health status and expand …


Characteristics And International Enlightenment Of Adolescent Physical Literacy Cultivation In Wales, Han Meng, Zhihua Yin Feb 2023

Characteristics And International Enlightenment Of Adolescent Physical Literacy Cultivation In Wales, Han Meng, Zhihua Yin

International Journal of Physical Activity and Health

School education has focused on the fields of students’ literacy instead of specific subjects. The cultivation of physical literacy (PL) is gaining more and more attention in western countries, but few studies on this topic were found in China. The purpose of this research was to unfold the experience of Welsh adolescent PL and to provide enlightenment to China. This study analyzed the cultivation of Welsh adolescents’ PL through literature, logical analysis, and semi-structured interviews with eleven experts. The constant comparative method was used to analyze interview transcripts for common themes. During analysis, triangulation, negative case checks, member checks, and …


The Impact Of Effective Motivation Strategies On Student Engagement In Secondary Physical Education Classrooms, Devin Wortman Jan 2023

The Impact Of Effective Motivation Strategies On Student Engagement In Secondary Physical Education Classrooms, Devin Wortman

Education Theses

Properly motivating students is not only the backbone of academic success but positive in-class experiences. When students are having more positive classroom experiences, they will ultimately be more motivated to engage and succeed. More and more students today are choosing not to take physical education in school. A lack of self-confidence and a general interest in the subject are two of the many factors associated with this problem. With the help of intrinsic motivation and self-determination theory, this thesis will seek to answer the question: What impact does effective motivation have on secondary students’ willingness to participate in physical education …


The Effects Of Physical Education On Social Outcomes In Children With Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis, Alyette J. Afont Jan 2023

The Effects Of Physical Education On Social Outcomes In Children With Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis, Alyette J. Afont

Cal Poly Humboldt theses and projects

Social outcomes are the foundation of human relationships and many children with disabilities may display deficits in the necessary behaviors to form those connections. Previous literature shows that physical activity can be an effective intervention for children with disabilities to promote social outcomes through the three domains of learning – cognitive, psychomotor, and affective. The purpose of this meta-analysis is to collect, index, and evaluate the available literature exploring how a physical education program can impact social outcomes in children with disabilities. By composing articles pertaining to social outcomes and physical education through multiple databases, researchers will be able to …


Barriers And Challenges For Visually Impaired Students In Pe - An Interview Study With Students In Austria, Germany, And The Usa, Sebastian Ruin, Justin A. Haegele, Martin Giese, Jana Baumgärtner Jan 2023

Barriers And Challenges For Visually Impaired Students In Pe - An Interview Study With Students In Austria, Germany, And The Usa, Sebastian Ruin, Justin A. Haegele, Martin Giese, Jana Baumgärtner

Human Movement Sciences & Special Education Faculty Publications

Physical education (PE) is an important part of school education worldwide, and at the same time, almost the only subject that explicitly deals with body and movement. PE is therefore of elementary importance in the upbringing of young people. This also applies to children with visual impairments. However, existing findings on participation and belonging in PE as well as on physical and motor development reveal that this group of children and adolescents is noticeably disadvantaged in this respect. Against this background, this paper aims to explore fundamental barriers and challenges across different types of schools, types of schooling, and countries …


Digital Technology In Physical Education Distance Learning During Pandemic: Teachers' Perspective, Soni Nopembri, Saryono Saryono, Nur Rohmah Muktiani, Anastasia Erlina Listyarinni, Mohd Izwan Bin Shahril Dec 2022

Digital Technology In Physical Education Distance Learning During Pandemic: Teachers' Perspective, Soni Nopembri, Saryono Saryono, Nur Rohmah Muktiani, Anastasia Erlina Listyarinni, Mohd Izwan Bin Shahril

Jurnal Keolahragaan

The aims of study to describe the utilization of information technology and telecommunications in Physical Education (PE) distance learning process during the covid-19 pandemic. This quantitative study conducted with a survey method. The subjects of this study were primary and secondary school PE teachers who were determined based on clusters of three regions/regions, namely: schools in urban, suburban, and rural areas in the Special Region of Yogyakarta with a total of 238 people. Data was collected through a questionnaire distributed to the primary and secondary school PE teachers online and offline. The data analysis applied is descriptive quantitative with percentages. …


The Effect Of Teaching Style On Affective And Cognitive Motivation In Physical Education, Nur Azis Rohmansyah, Sri Mawarti, Ashira Hiruntrakul Dec 2022

The Effect Of Teaching Style On Affective And Cognitive Motivation In Physical Education, Nur Azis Rohmansyah, Sri Mawarti, Ashira Hiruntrakul

Jurnal Keolahragaan

The theory of accomplishment-generating motivation only adopts a social cognitive method to research behavior and motivation in sports education settings, illuminating how achievement goal theory is useful for anticipating and explaining beliefs, reactions, and behaviors in achievement settings. This study aimed to investigate how different teaching approaches teacher-centered and student-centered affected the emotional and cognitive motivational responses of students during physical education classes. Using several Mosston and Ashworth teaching methods, including command style, reciprocal style, and guided exploration style, four teachers instructed 92 students. To evaluate teaching style, the Ames coding system was employed. In this inquiry, a strategy of …


Fundoroo For You: The Use Of A Mobile Application To Facilitate Physical Education, Megan Goodson, Rubin Daniela Nov 2022

Fundoroo For You: The Use Of A Mobile Application To Facilitate Physical Education, Megan Goodson, Rubin Daniela

International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Proceedings

Many grade teachers are not formally trained to teach physical education (PE), yet they provide PE for their courses and may struggle to lesson plan. Using a mobile application with a built-in PE curriculum may give teachers access to information on games and exercises organization to help them facilitate PE. PURPOSE: This study evaluated the use of the game-based FunDoRoo™© mobile application as a facilitator for teachers to plan and deliver PE sessions. METHODS: Participants included 8 K-8 grade teachers (5 females, 3 males; 5 Latino, 3 Caucasian) in Temple City, CA. Teacher’s experience ranged from 4 to …


Review Curriculum Evaluation Of Physical Education Specialty Under The Perspective Of Teacher Training Certification, Gailing Han, Chunshan Zhu, Jie Cui Aug 2022

Review Curriculum Evaluation Of Physical Education Specialty Under The Perspective Of Teacher Training Certification, Gailing Han, Chunshan Zhu, Jie Cui

International Journal of Physical Activity and Health

The purpose of this study was to summarize the main body, content, method and application effects of physical education curriculum evaluation, to understand the current situation of physical education curriculum evaluation in China, and to construct an evaluation index system based on teacher training professional certification. The Chinese and English databases were searched by systematic evaluation, and the retrieval time was from December 31, 2018. The research literature that met the standard were included, and qualitative analysis was conducted by subject analysis method. A total of 100 studies were included, most of which summarized the concept, content and subject of …


Pedagogical Conditions For The Formation Of Physical Health Of Students Of Higher Educational Institutions, Farhod Torakhanovich Masharipov May 2022

Pedagogical Conditions For The Formation Of Physical Health Of Students Of Higher Educational Institutions, Farhod Torakhanovich Masharipov

Eurasian Journal of Sport Science

Aim: to develop mechanisms for organizing the pedagogical process on the basis of differentiated modular technologies to improve physical fitness and development of students in higher educational institutions that do not specialize in physical education.

Methods: analysis of scientific and methodological literature, pedagogical observation, and questionnaires were used in the study.

Results: The implementation of proposed modern, innovative methods is an important part of organizing the process of physical education in educational institutions. It is implemented in harmony with advanced information and communication technologies by ensuring the participation of schoolchildren and students in physical culture and mass sports.

Conclusion: The …


Problems Of Formation Of Pedagogical Competence Of Physical Education Teachers, Bobur Normamatovich Mengliev Apr 2022

Problems Of Formation Of Pedagogical Competence Of Physical Education Teachers, Bobur Normamatovich Mengliev

Eurasian Journal of Sport Science

Aim: Coordination of supply and demand for physical education specialists in the labor market, analysis of the "National Qualifications System", which is the basic mechanism for ensuring the competitiveness of teachers in the educational services market.

Methods: make both theoretical and practical conclusions based on the results of a systematic analysis of regulatory documents, scientific and methodological literature and expert assessments.

Results: The main criterion for the formation of pedagogical competence among physical culture specialists is the adoption of such legislative acts as “On measures to organize the activities of the national system of professional skills, knowledge and skills in …


Retrospective Attitudes Towards The Assessment System In Physical Education In The Former Soviet Republic Of Lithuania: Differences With Regard To Gender, Education, Age, And Physical Activity, Romualdas Malinauskas, Arunas Emeljanovas, Vilija Malinauskiene Mar 2022

Retrospective Attitudes Towards The Assessment System In Physical Education In The Former Soviet Republic Of Lithuania: Differences With Regard To Gender, Education, Age, And Physical Activity, Romualdas Malinauskas, Arunas Emeljanovas, Vilija Malinauskiene

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

Background: ‪The study aimed to determine differences between retrospective attitudes of adults towards the assessment system in PE in the former Soviet Republic of Lithuania (SRL) according to gender, education, age, and physical activity. Material and methods: ‪Randomised and cross-over study design. The research sample comprised 1,115 participants (510 male and 605 female, 524 35–45 years old 591 46–55 years old; 603 with secondary education and 512 with university education) representing the population of the Republic of Lithuania. Results: ‪35–45-year-old participants displayed more positive attitudes towards the suitability of assessment in PE in the former SRL and attitudes towards the …


Resiliency In Mainstream School Teachers Versus Special School Teachers, Aleksandra Sadziak, Wojciech Wilinski, Marta Wieczorek Mar 2022

Resiliency In Mainstream School Teachers Versus Special School Teachers, Aleksandra Sadziak, Wojciech Wilinski, Marta Wieczorek

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

Background: The aim of this study was to identify and evaluate significant differences in the resiliency level in investigated mainstream school teachers and special school teachers with particular regard to physical education teachers. Material/Methods: The study was conducted among 198 teachers from Lower Silesia and Silesia provinces, including 26 physical education teachers from special schools, 62 teachers of other subjects from special schools, 44 physical education teachers from mainstream schools and 65 teachers of other subjects from mainstream schools. A diagnostic survey was the research method, a survey was the technique, and the Resiliency Questionnaire in a Polish adaptation of …


The Role Of Self-Efficacy In Undertaking Health-Seeking Behaviours By Physical Education Teachers, Zaneta Szczepanska-Klunder, Mariusz Lipowski Mar 2022

The Role Of Self-Efficacy In Undertaking Health-Seeking Behaviours By Physical Education Teachers, Zaneta Szczepanska-Klunder, Mariusz Lipowski

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

Background: Self-efficacy, defined as a personal resource, is increasingly analysed in context of healthseeking behaviours. Therefore, it is important to explain to what extent these behaviours are associated with cognitive personality disposition of physical education teachers, manifested by their self-efficacy. Material/Methods: We examined 271 physical education teachers (n♀ = 137 and n♂ =134) aged between 23 and 62 years (M = 38.97, SD = 9.33). The respondents were surveyed with the Generalized Self-Efficacy Scale by Schwarzer and Jerusalem in the Polish adaptation by Juczynski, Health Behaviour Inventory by Juczynski and the Multidimensional Body-Self Relations Questionnaire by Cash. Results: Our findings …


Children’S Segment Specific Moderate To Vigorous Physical Activity Through A School-Initiated Physical Activity Program, Arto Gråstén Mar 2022

Children’S Segment Specific Moderate To Vigorous Physical Activity Through A School-Initiated Physical Activity Program, Arto Gråstén

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

Background: Since less than one-third of 13-year-olds in many Western countries meet the physical activity guidelines, there is a major need to promote physical activity. The aim of this study was to examine children’s segment specific moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) through the school-initiated program. Material/Methods: The sample comprised 76 Finnish elementary school children. Accelerometers were used to investigate the patterns of segmented MVPA through 2012-2014. Repeated Measures Analysis was implemented to summarize variability between time and segments of MVPA. Results: The examination of children’s MVPA revealed that their total, weekend, and before-school activity were significant predictors for their …


The Role Of Physical Activity In Instilling Healthy Lifestyle Habits In Children, Malgorzata Kostecka, Monika Bojanowska, Monika Stoma Mar 2022

The Role Of Physical Activity In Instilling Healthy Lifestyle Habits In Children, Malgorzata Kostecka, Monika Bojanowska, Monika Stoma

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

Background: Habitual physical activity adapted to a child’s individual needs, ability, health, gender and age has positive implications for cognitive and physical growth and maturation. Childhood physical activity is a predictor of better health and general well-being in adulthood. Material/Methods: A questionnaire study was conducted on a population of 371 randomly selected primary school students in Lublin county. Correlations were determined between the student’s levels of physical activity and leisure time activities vs. age, gender, BMI score and the parents’ levels of physical activity. Results: The students’ attitudes towards PE differentiated subjects as to gender and the BMI score, whereas …


Assessment Of Gross Motor Skills In Primary Schools Children From The Czech Republic, Zdenek Rechtik, Ludmila Miklankova, Michaela Pugnerova Mar 2022

Assessment Of Gross Motor Skills In Primary Schools Children From The Czech Republic, Zdenek Rechtik, Ludmila Miklankova, Michaela Pugnerova

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

Background: ‪Motor skills are very important for socialization, academic achievement, self-concept and adaptation, etc. Physical education should focus on improving this area and increasing the level of motor skills. In the Czech Republic there exists the Framework Curriculum, which sets key competences which pupils should manage. Physical education outputs are not clearly given, so it is not clear which skills and movements should be covered during the first educational period. ‪The aim of the research is to assess gross motor skills in detail in children attending primary schools from 5 regions in the Czech Republic. Material and methods: ‪The research …


Junior High School Pupils’ Opinions On The Content And Conduct Of Swimming Classes At School, Grzegorz Bielec Mar 2022

Junior High School Pupils’ Opinions On The Content And Conduct Of Swimming Classes At School, Grzegorz Bielec

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

Background: The aim of the study was to recognize high school pupils’ opinions about the content of swimming classes, conducted within obligatory physical education lessons. Material/Methods: The experimental group consisted of 56 girls and 60 boys at the age of 14 (± 0.3). All of them were students of the second grade of public secondary schools. The fourth lesson of their obligatory physical education syllabus was conducted at the swimming pool. An anonymous survey was used as a tool. The survey questions referred to the quality and quantity of swimming exercises at the lesson as well as to methodological skills …


Aspects Regarding The Integration Of Children With Special Educational Needs Through Participation In Physical Education, Dana Ioana Cristea, Ionuț Moțoc, Anca-Cristina Pop Mar 2022

Aspects Regarding The Integration Of Children With Special Educational Needs Through Participation In Physical Education, Dana Ioana Cristea, Ionuț Moțoc, Anca-Cristina Pop

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

Background: Special education offers ways to the best capitalization of the possibilities that children in difficulty may have. These children, and especially those with mental and behavioral disabilities, need additional, competent supervision from specialists. Children and young people with special needs (SEN) are included in social (re)integration programs whose objectives can also be achieved through sport activities. Material and methods: In the high school where the research was conducted, during the observational practice, students with mild special educational needs are integrated into mainstream education and participate in physical activities. Results: 70.40% of the secondary school students and 71.10% of the …


Optimizing The Assessment Of Motor Skills In 6th Grade Pupils Through Multimedia Means, Paul Szabo-Alexi, István Pocsai, Mariana Szabo-Alexi Mar 2022

Optimizing The Assessment Of Motor Skills In 6th Grade Pupils Through Multimedia Means, Paul Szabo-Alexi, István Pocsai, Mariana Szabo-Alexi

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity

Background: In this paper we propose to analyze ways to introduce multimedia methods in the evaluation process in the discipline of physical education and sports, by increasing the objectivity of evaluation and self-evaluation. Material and Methods: During the research, 20 students aged 12–13 were filmed and evaluated. Movement analysis software, Kinovea application, version 0.8.15, was used to analyze the recorded image. Results: Through the centralized data represented in graphs and tables, at the first evaluation, the control group obtained results closer to the execution model by an average of 0.62% in 5 of the 6 samples. Following the application of …