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Sommer Christie, Maurizio Bertollo and Penny Werthner

performance that precludes causal inferences. Thus, the purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a SMR-NFT and BFT intervention on ice hockey shooting performance. Specifically, the purpose was to examine (a) whether a SMR-NFT/BFT program could improve ice hockey shooting performance, (b

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Jan-Erik Romar and Magnus Ferry

sufficient PE content knowledge and experience of teaching PE, which resulted in their perceived competence of their ability to teach PE ( Kari, 2016 ). A study from Ireland reported a change in the discourse of PCTs’ understanding of the nature and purpose of PE between the beginning and end of the TE

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Tshepang Tshube and Stephanie J. Hanrahan

The purpose of this paper is to present the status of coaching in Botswana, particularly in terms of key developments in policies and practice. A brief overview of Botswana’s political, cultural, and geographical environments and economic status will be presented first to contextualize coaching and

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Yaohui He, Phillip Ward and Xiaozan Wang

to determine what teachers know about CCK. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the validity and reliability of the test of soccer CCK (TSCCK) among Chinese physical education teacher education (PETE) students using Rasch modeling ( Rasch, 1980 ). In addition to providing data from the Chinese

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Paul M. Wright, Lauriece L. Zittel, Tawanda Gipson and Crystal Williams

this topic is warranted. Therefore, the purpose of the current study was to assess the relationships between physical development and other aspects of development related to school readiness among 3- to 5-year-old preschool students. Methods Setting and Participants The setting for this study was a

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Anne M. Merrem and Matthew D. Curtner-Smith

strengthened by their secondary professional and organizational socialization. This means that they may construct PETE programs that leave preservice teachers’ coaching orientations intact or strengthen them, ultimately leading to the same outcome. Purpose To date, the vast majority of research on occupational

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Kevin S. Spink and Kayla Fesser

intention to intervene with teammates becomes important. This formed the main purpose of the current study. Given that a sport team operates in a social environment, examining different sources of social influence would be a good place to start looking for ways to influence player’s intentions to intervene

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Lisa M. Barnett, Dean A. Dudley, Richard D. Telford, David R. Lubans, Anna S. Bryant, William M. Roberts, Philip J. Morgan, Natasha K. Schranz, Juanita R. Weissensteiner, Stewart A. Vella, Jo Salmon, Jenny Ziviani, Anthony D. Okely, Nalda Wainwright, John R. Evans and Richard J. Keegan

et al., 2018 ). A recent review by Edwards et al. (2017) recommended that researchers declare their philosophical approach and their definition of physical literacy before adopting any measurement approach. The purpose of this study is to provide physical educators a guide to assessing physical

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Ali Brian, An De Meester, Aija Klavina, J. Megan Irwin, Sally Taunton, Adam Pennell and Lauren J. Lieberman

, the purposes of this study were (a) to examine the hypothesized relationship of perceived motor competence and competence satisfaction predicting autonomous motivation for physical activity among children/adolescents with VI from the United States and Latvia and (b) to examine differential effects

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Meredith George and Matthew D. Curtner-Smith

course of action was necessary. Purpose There is a clear need to improve our understanding of how parents perceive physical education, the extent to which they value it, and what, if anything, they expect their children to learn or gain from the subject. There is also a need to discover why parents