Physical Educator

Physical Educator is a publication covering issues in physical education and athletics. Founded in 1940, Phi Epsilon Kappa Fraternity publishes this journal 4 times a year.

Articles from Vol. 59, No. 1, Winter

A Short Instrument for Assessing Intrinsic Motivation for Physical Activity
Abstract Adherence to physically active lifestyles has been linked to various intrinsic motivation factors. These factors, when assessed using the Intrinsic Motivation Inventory (IMI), have been shown to be associated with adherence to active lifestyles...
Creativity Interacts with Fitness and Exercise
Abstract The study was conducted to determine if physically fit subjects would outperform their non-physically fit control counterparts on various measures of creativity. The model employed was that of pretest and posttest with treatment and control...
Frequency and Nature of Physical Education Preparation of Elementary Education Majors
Abstract Few studies have examined the preparation of classroom teachers to teach physical education. This study investigated the content of physical education methods courses for elementary education majors. A survey was mailed to 200 physical...
Students Designing and Applying Evaluation Rubrics in an Aerobics Unit
Abstract Assessment in physical education has received increased attention of late. National content standards provide teachers with expected outcomes for physical education and a recent proliferation of resources guide assessment of the standards....
Would You Hire Plato to Teach Physical Education at Your School?
Abstract Hire Plato to join your physical education staff? It may not be as crazy as you think. A man of reason, intellect, and analysis, Plato also held education of the physical to a level of importance unparalleled by most modern day philosophers...