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. 75, No. 4, Fall

Analysis of a Physical Education Teacher Education Field Experience of Working One-on-One with Students with Severe and Profound Disabilities in a Self-Contained Environment
Service-learning opportunities among university physical education teacher education (PETE) programs have recently become more common (Bishop & Driver, 2007). However, many of these are devoted to the learning of teaching general physical education,...
Analyzing the Contribution of Student-Perceived Motivational Climate to Predict Student Goal Adoption in Physical Education: Testing Invariance Relative to Teacher-Induced Climate
In the domain of health education, antecedent research demonstrates the multiple benefits of an active lifestyle during youth (Janssen & LeBlanc, 2010). Despite such evidence, adolescence in Canada is a stage of development where sedentary behavior...
Assuming the Risk of Open and Obvious Dangers of Climbing Gyms
McGarry v. Philly Rock Corp.134 A.3d 97 (2015)Facts of the CaseOn March 16, 2011, Rebecca McGarry and her husband, Peter, went to the Philly Rock Corp. (PRC) indoor climbing gym where they had twice climbed previously. When the McGarrys first visited...
Becoming One in the Fitness Segment: Physical Education and Mathematics
A growing body of evidence suggests that partnering with teachers from other subject areas can improve learning across content areas. Cross-content linking can help build partnerships with classroom teachers who are concerned about high-stakes testing...
Effects of a Sound Field Amplification System on Teacher Movement in Physical Education Settings
Researchers have consistently investigated techniques to improve and better understand teaching strategies that will increase teacher effectiveness. In the past, the professional literature has suggested that high levels of teacher movement can enrich...
Importance of Bonding in Middle School Intramural Sports Participation: Psychosocial Outcomes Based on Gender and Grade-Level Differences
Schools are considered one of the most critical organizations for providing youth with the opportunity for and education about the importance of physical activity (PA). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, 2014a) has reported that the...
Physical Education and Athletic Facility Emergency Readiness: The Emergency Action Plan
Physical education teachers, coaches, officials, and athletic administrators are no exception to risk assessment and management. Medical emergencies are not common occurrences, yet emergency planning is important for all personnel associated with facilities...
Physical Education Meets Teacher Evaluation: Supporting Physical Educators in Formal Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes
Assessment of student learning outcomes is a central teaching function (e.g., NASPE Assessment Task Force, 2008; National Association for Sport and Physical Education [NASPE], 2002; Society of Health and Physical Educators [SHAPE America], 2010a, 2011;...
Scholastic Basketball Facilities: A Case Study of Schools within One Midwestern State
Secondary schools in the United States spend millions of dollars annually on maintaining or constructing athletic facilities. Whether adding a state-of-the-art football stadium, a multipurpose gymnasium, or strength and conditioning training facility,...
When Fandom Ends and Harassment Begins
Donnelly v. University of North CarolinaCourt of Appeals of North Carolina 236 N.C. App. 32September 2, 2014University of North Carolina (UNC) graduate John Donnelly (Petitioner) filed a petition in North Carolina's Superior Court to review UNC's Notice...
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