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A Creative Way to Utilize Social Media to Enhance Fitness and Health Knowledge – Myles J. Polsgrove and Renee E. Frimming
Describe how Facebook and other social media outlets could be used to enhance student fitness and health knowledge.
Lacrosse: Strategies for Success – Susan Y. Hagood and R. Michael Cathey
Focuses on the offensive strategies of the game of lacrosse to help students become successful in games play. Also discusses proper fundamentals such as stick holding, cradling, scooping, catching, and passing.
Colors of Competence in Competition: A guide for active learning in competitive activities – Eve Bernstein and Jennifer F. Rasmussen
Focuses on the importance of competitive gameplay and how it can affect children and students socially and emotionally if they are put in difficult situations. Suggests that it is beneficial to have students focus on the skill of the activity, rather than their peers, so they are better able to participate.
Using Humor in Physical Education – David Barney and Bob Christenson
Examines the relevance of humor in the physical education setting and offers scenarios and examples of how it can be a tool for a physical educator to use that has the potential to create a positive learning environment in which students are encouraged to learn.
Design and Implementation of a Resistance Training Program for Physical Educators – Alison Morag Murray, Pamella Fiona Murray-Hopkin, George W. Woods, Bhavin Patel and Jeff Paluseo
Provides the physical educator with a method and tools to attain fitness development via both the implementation of fitness training principles into school based settings and the adherence to developmentally appropriate principles.
Every Shot Counts: Rallying around traditional practice strategies – Claire M. Mowling and Brent Heidorn
Provides physical educators and coaches with an alternative strategy for teaching tennis to beginners.
Physical Education Homework that Involves the Family – Skip M. Williams and James C. Hannon
Promotes the use of homework in physical education and provides PE teachers with example assignments aimed at involving students' family members.
QR Code Mania – Kellie A. Shumack, Erin Reilly and Nick Chamberlain
Answers questions and explains the uses/benefits of QR Codes in the physical education setting.
Using the Shared Integration Approach: A More "Authentic Approach" to Middle School Interdisciplinary Lessons in Health, Mathematics, Science, & Literature – Francis J. Lynott III, Carrie Kracl, Christopher Knoell and Dena Harshbarger
Introduces the Shared IntegrationApproach (SIA) as a means to create more "authentic interdisciplinary" lessons,and suggests that when properly implemented, the SIA provides a pathway for teacher and student success in multiple curriculum areas.
National Board Certification for Physical Education Teachers – Jennifer Houston and Pamela Kulinna
Takes a look at NBCT and describe best the benefits of the program and how it is useful for physical educators and their students.
How to Incorporate Self Defense Instruction into Physical Activity Programs – Christopher S. Ousley, Ritchie G. Shuford and Tom Roberts
Describes the why and how of adding self defense to an instructional physical activity program at the university level.
Developing a Successful Coaching Philosophy: A Step-by-Step Approach – Pete Van Mullem and Dave Brunner
Presents a step-by-step approach to developing a coaching philosophy.
Whatever happened to the Early Bird Special? – Francis J. Lynott III, Megan Adkins and Ed Scantling
Re-examine the Early Bird Special(EBS), planned physical activities for students who arrive early to class, as a tool to increase student activity levels in physical education.
Using Croquet to Teach Golf in Physical Education – Timothy A. Brusseau and David Scheer
Demonstrates how croquet golf can help teach golf tactics, etiquette, and rules. Also shows how to create a croquet golf course and options for implementing practice.
On the Road to Effective Teaching: A Pedagogical Triptik for student teachers – Victor E. D. Pinheiro
Provides pedagogical skills and examples to help the student teacher.
Effective Team Building: The role of coaches – Leahruth K. Saavedra
Describes team building, situations where team building may be needed, research to support the effectiveness of team building, and what coaches can do to implement activities.
Eliminating Barriers to Physical Activity using Cultural Negotiation and Competence – Brian Culp
Explores the importance of addressing culture in the physical education environment.
Yard Games in Secondary Physical Education – Matthew Cummiskey
Discusses the value of yard games such as ladder golf and bocce in developing variety and creating a physically active individual for a lifetime.
Sport Education and Multiple Intelligences: A Path to Student Success – Matt Martin, DanielBalderson, and Mackenzie Morris
Talks about the difficulties and offer solutions to design lessons in physical education that are developmentally appropriate and engaging to a wide range of students.
The Greatest Game Ever: Swatball – Daniel R. Swartz and Jim Rauschenbach
Introduces the game of "Swatball"and describes how it is a perfect solution when deciding on a large group game for large class sizes.
Six Steps for Implementing Plyometric Training in Elementary Physical Education – Candice Howard-Shaughnessy, Gayle Bush, and Starla Cherry
Describes how plyometric activities may be implemented in the elementary physical education setting using six easy steps.
Implementing Ten Minute Tickers in Secondary Physical Education Classes – Francis J. LynottIII, Glenn Hushman, Jonette Dixon, and Andrea McCarthy
Examines physical education and if it provides ample moderate to vigorous physical activity for students, and offers short activities to raise students' heart rates to reach the MVPA suggestions.
Minute to Win It: A Fun Alternative to Improve Skill-Related Fitness – Jim Kamla
Shares an alternative for incorporating skill-related fitness in physical education through the use of fun games.
Making a Case for Having a Physical Education Specialist – Amanda Kaldor and JoeDeutsch
Talks about the benefits of having a physical education specialist in the school to improve the perceived value of physical education in today's curriculum.