Health and Physical Education Research Gallery

Our profession benefits daily from the hard work, dedication and vision of the researchers in our community. Although they were not able to share their original work for feedback and dissemination at this year’s SHAPE America National Convention & Expo due to the COVID-19 crisis, many researchers submitted video presentations for this research gallery.

We invite you to view the videos below and share with colleagues in the HPE community.

Introduction to CSPAP Research Distinguished Lecture and Symposium

This video is an introduction to two originally scheduled events for the 2020 SHAPE America National Convention. The first event is the Distinguished Lecture for the CSPAP Research SIG, given by Dr. Tim Brusseau from the University of Utah. The second event is the CSPAP Research Symposium with five presentations.

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CSPAP Research Distinguished Lecture and Symposium

This video includes the Distinguished Lecture for the CSPAP Research SIG, given by Dr. Tim Brusseau from the University of Utah, titled "Ten Years of CSPAP Research: Findings, Lessons Learned, and Future Directions", followed by the CSPAP Research Symposium with five presentations:

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The Feasibility of a HIIT-Based Education Unit in Physical Education

With the growing obesity epidemic physical educators must educate students on how to participate in enjoyable, effective, and time efficient methods of exercises. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) fulfills these necessities while requiring little to no equipment as well as activities students can perform outside of class.

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Effective Teaching and Teacher Evaluation in Physical Education: Perceptions from Novice and Experienced Physical Educators

In the current educational climate, student learning accountability is directed at the classroom teacher. Student achievement on standardized assessments are used as evidence of effective teaching; however, physical education has been excluded from high-stakes testing.

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The Effect of Cell Phone Use on Social Interaction and Physical Activity in College-aged Adults

There is growing concern about negative health effects from cell phone use. College students are heavy users of cell phones for social interaction, however the results of this study suggest that cell phones may inhibit face to face social interaction and physical activity, even when ample opportunities for both exist.

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Adapted Physical Educators’ Views Toward Educational Research

Often, there is a disconnect between the educational research that is conducted by university scholars and the practices that are included in the classroom. Yet, it is understood that by using evidence-based practices can lead to better outcomes.

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Physical Activity Patterns and Health-Related Fitness Indicators in PLHIV

This study investigated the physical activity patterns and health-related fitness indicators of adults living with HIV in South Texas. Hispanics/Latinos are the largest minority group in the US, disproportionately affected by HIV, and consistently report lower levels of physical activity than non-Hispanic whites.

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Before-School Physical Activity Program’s Impact on Social and Emotional Learning

The study’s purpose was to examine the effect of a before-school physical activity program on students’ Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). Participants included 159 students from two schools. Students (n = 72) who participated in the 6-week program exhibited a 6.13% (p < 0.01) and 2.02% increase in SEL in the fall and spring sessions, respectively.

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Experiences of preservice teachers implementing a before-school PA program

The purpose of this study was to qualitatively examine the experiences of preservice teachers majoring in physical education, who implemented a before-school PA program as part of their coursework. A total of 55 preservice teachers implemented the program in 2018-2019 academic year in collaboration with a middle school teacher.

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Sport Participation on Stress for Parents of Children with Disabilities

Coping patterns, stress levels, and respite of parents who have children with disabilities is minimally studied in sport settings. The study’s purpose was to explore the impact of children with disabilities’ sport participation on parents’ stress and coping skills through focus group discussions with 13 parents.

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Effective Use and Implementation of Video Modeling in a Survival Swimming Course

Video modeling is a teaching modality using a visual model of a desired skill or activity as an aid to improve performance. The United States Military Academy utilize a video modeling library as a teaching tool within the mandatory Survival Swimming course.

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Developing Leaders from Peer Tutors at Federal Service Academies

The purpose of this study was to describe the experiences of peer tutors (PT) at federal service academies. Identified participants recorded information through the use of journaling, individual interviews and focus group interviews.

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Influencing Factors and Promoting Strategies of Chinese Elderly’s Physical Activity

Based on the social ecology theory, this paper combines qualitative analysis and quantitative analysis to process and analyze CHARLS survey baseline data. This paper chooses factors related to physical activity of the elderly in China as analysis objects, including individual factors, inter-individual factors, organizational factors and community factors.

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