Urban Physical Education

Instructional Practices and Cultural Activities
Author: Rhonda L. Clements,Amy Meltzer Rady
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492583324
Category: Education
Page: 160
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Urban Physical Education targets the teaching circumstances and conditions of urban schools with innovative instructional practices and culturally diverse and contemporary activities. You’ll find games and modified sports from around the world as well as sport and performance activities such as urban dances, parkour, urban golf, freestyle basketball, and fitness routines. Each of the 40 activities includes a brief description, a simplified teaching process, key instructional points, alignment with NASPE national standards, and a basic closure activity. An activity finder makes it easy to find activities to fit in your curriculum, and ready-made rubrics help you assess readiness of preservice teachers, partner and group interactions, and lesson effectiveness. Authors Clements and Rady combine their expertise and experience to help you better understand urban school environments and become a more effective leader, instructor, and mentor to the diverse students in your school. More than an activity book, Urban Physical Education identifies the common challenges facing today’s urban physical education teachers and presents culturally responsive instructional practices developed by experienced teachers working in urban schools. Suggestions and tools in the book will help you improve your teaching demeanor, respond to behavioral problems, implement protocols for large classes, and address the needs of English language learners. With Urban Physical Education, you’ll learn how to generate a new level of student enthusiasm and participation; develop and reinforce effective teaching practices; and enhance your existing curriculum with innovative, contemporary, and culturally diverse activities for middle and high school students.

Anxiety Dimension of Personality among Urban and Rural Physical Education Students of Higher Secondary Schools


Author: Dhanraj Singh Salathia
Publisher: Microcosmos International Journal of Research
ISBN: N.A
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 3
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The present study is undertaking with a view to find and compare the Anxiety level among rural and urban Physical Education Students of Higher Secondary Schools. It's is hypothesized that there exists a non significant difference between the anxiety level among the rural and urban higher secondary students. For verification of these hypotheses, the data was collected from 140(70 from rural areas and 70 from urban areas) higher secondary students of Jammu district in Jammu and Kashmir by adopting random sampling. The data collected is subjected to statistical analysis t-test. The purpose of the study was to compare.

Teaching Overweight Students in Physical Education

Comprehensive Strategies for Inclusion
Author: Weidong Li
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1317553675
Category: Psychology
Page: 122
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Overweight students often suffer negative consequences with regard to low physical ability, skills, and fitness; obesity-related health implications; teasing and exclusion from physical education by their peers; and psychosocial and emotional suffering as a result of weight stigma. Widespread obesity and its negative consequences have presented an unprecedented challenge for teachers, who must include overweight students in physical education activities while striving to provide individualized instruction for diverse learners and foster positive learning environments. Educators stand to benefit greatly from specific knowledge and skills for reducing bias and including overweight students. Teaching Overweight Students in Physical Education offers a compact and easy-to-read take on this problem. It begins by summarizing information on the obesity trend, weight stigma, and coping mechanisms. Next, it introduces the Social Ecological Constraint Model, which casts the teacher as an agent of change who is aware of and manipulates a variety of factors from multiple levels for effective inclusion of overweight students in physical education. Finally, it provides detailed strategies guided by the conceptual model for instructors to implement into their physical education classes. In all, this book provides a map for successfully including overweight students and offers practical strategies to help physical education teachers create inclusive and safe climates, and design differentiated instruction to maximize overweight or obese students’ engagement and learning. Comprehensive, evidence-based, and timely, this book is tailored for physical education educators and practitioners, but will also benefit parents of overweight children by providing them with strategies for educating their children on how to cope with stigma and weight-related teasing.

Handbook of Urban Education


Author: H. Richard Milner IV,Kofi Lomotey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136206019
Category: Education
Page: 600
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This volume brings together leading scholars in urban education to focus on inner city matters, specifically as they relate to educational research, theory, policy, and practice. Each chapter provides perspectives on the history and evolving nature of urban education, the current education landscape, and helps chart an all-important direction for future work and needs. The Handbook addresses seven areas that capture the breadth and depth of available knowledge in urban education: (1) Psychology, Health and Human Development, (2) Sociological Perspectives, (3) Families and Communities, (4) Teacher Education and Special Education, (5) Leadership, Administration and Leaders, (6) Curriculum & Instruction, and (7) Policy and Reform.

Physical education in urban elementary schools

a study of the status of physical education for children of elementary school age in city school systems
Author: Elsa Schneider
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 91
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Sociocultural Issues in Physical Education

Case Studies for Teachers
Author: Sara Barnard Flory,Amy Tischler,Stephen Sanders
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475808305
Category: Education
Page: 168
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Sociocultural Issues in Physical Education: Case Studies for Teachers helps teachers increase their sociocultural awareness and knowledge in order to consider how students’ experiences are shaped in and through physical education classes. This book is especially useful as a professional development and academic tool.

Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Physical education and training
Page: N.A
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The Dimensions of Physical Education


Author: Associate Professor Department of Kinesiology University of Rhode Island Lori E Ciccomascolo,Lori E. Ciccomascolo,Eileen Crowley Sullivan
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449673953
Category: Education
Page: 400
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The Dimensions of Physical Education is an all-in-one reader that addresses important issues in physical, health, and sport education. The text assists students in learning the designated content by providing reader-friendly, scholarly articles and letters that discuss the real issues in the field. Instructors are encouraged to use the articles to challenge students to think about how all of the dimensions of physical and health education connect to each other. The format of the text allows instructors to select and teach the content of the chapters in any order that meets the needs of their students and courses. Topics Covered include: The significance of physical education Effective teaching methods Means of motivating students Character education Assessment measurements Technology Gender issues & diversity Professional development Service-learning Adapted PE

Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Physical education and training
Page: N.A
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Pedagogies, Physical Culture, and Visual Methods


Author: Laura Azzarito,David Kirk
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136291970
Category: Education
Page: 256
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To understand and more creatively capture the social world, visual methods have increasingly become used by researchers in the social sciences and education. However, despite the rapid development of visual-based knowledge, and despite the obvious links between human movement and visual forms of understanding, visual research has been scarce in the fields of physical culture and physical education pedagogy. This groundbreaking book is the first to mark a "visual turn" in understanding and researching physical culture and pedagogies, offering innovative, image-based research that reveals key issues in the domains of sport, health, and physical education studies. Integrating visual research into physical culture and pedagogy studies, the book provides the reader with different ways of "seeing", looking at, and critically engaging with physical culture. Since human movement is increasingly created, established, and pedagogized beyond traditional educational sites such as schools, sport clubs, and fitness gyms, the book also explores the notion of visual pedagogy in wider physical culture, helping the reader to understand how visual-based technologies such as television, the internet, and mobile phones are central to people’s engagement with physical culture today. The book demonstrates how the visual creates dynamic pedagogical tools for revealing playful forms of embodiment, and offers the reader a range of visual methods, from researcher-produced photo analysis to participatory-centred visual approaches, that will enhance their own study of physical culture. Pedagogies, Physical Culture and Visual Methods is important reading for all advanced students and researchers with an interest in human movement, physical education, physical culture, sport studies, and research methods in education.

Critical Pedagogy, Physical Education and Urban Schooling


Author: Katie Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781433117411
Category: Education
Page: 262
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Critical pedagogy, physical education and urban schooling is a critical ethnography of health, physical education and the schooling experiences of urban youth. The subjects of health and physical education are compulsory in most schools internationally, but many contemporary practices in these subjects reinforce rather than challenge the stereotypes that urban youth are only physically talented and, subsequently uninterested in schooling achievement. This book questions those practices and instead suggests that, if taught in critical ways, these subjects offer a particularly cogent space of hope and achievement for urban youth &… [and] thus explores the complex potential for health and physical education as key sites of learning for marginalized urban youth.

Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis

Implications for Social Work
Author: Melvin Delgado
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231534256
Category: Social Science
Page: 288
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A number of economic, cultural, and contextual factors are driving urban America's obesity crisis, which can create chronic health conditions for those least able to manage them. Considering urban obesity through a social justice lens, this book is the first to help social workers and others develop targeted interventions for effective outcomes. The text dissects the problem of urban obesity in populations of color from individual, family, group, community, and policy perspectives. Beginning with a historical survey of urban obesity in communities of color, anti-obesity policies and programs, and the role of social work in addressing this threat, the volume follows with an analysis of the social, ecological, environmental, and spatial aggravators of urban obesity, such as the food industry's advertising strategies, which promote unhealthy choices; the failure of local markets to provide good food options; the lack of safe exercise spaces; and the paucity of heath education. Melvin Delgado reviews recent national obesity statistics; explores the connection between food stamps and obesity; and reveals the financial and social consequences of the epidemic for society as a whole. He concludes with recommendations for effective health promotion programs, such as youth-focused interventions, community gardens, and community-based food initiatives, and a unique consideration of urban obesity in relation to acts of genocide and national defense.

Balance Skills in Physical Education


Author: Charles Leroy Lowman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Physical education and training
Page: 42
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Sport and Physical Education

The Key Concepts
Author: Timothy John Lindsay Chandler,Mike Cronin,Wray Vamplew
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415231426
Category: Education
Page: 252
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Deals with all the aspects of the application of column and mass stabilisation. It provides a description of the best practice, mainly based on the experiences at seven test sites of the European project EuroSoilStab.

Perspectives on Rescuing Urban Literacy Education

Spies, Saboteurs, and Saints
Author: Robert B. Cooter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135632189
Category: Education
Page: 312
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Perspectives on Rescuing Urban Literacy Education: Spies, Saboteurs, and Saints is an exploration of the variables that contribute to the improvement of literacy instruction in large urban school districts. The book grows out of a five-year initiative known as The Dallas Reading Plan--a $50 million collaborative effort between area business and corporate interests, philanthropy, and the Dallas Independent School District. Audiences include university professors and graduate students in reading/literacy education, educational leadership, special education, urban studies, and change management theory, school board members, business and community leaders, classroom teachers, parents, and those concerned with the status of literacy education in urban settings.

Textbook of Children's Environmental Health


Author: Philip J. Landrigan,Ruth A. Etzel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199336660
Category: Medical
Page: 608
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Over the past four decades, the prevalence of autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and birth defects have grown substantially among children around the world. Not coincidentally, more than 80,000 new chemicals have been developed and released into the global environment during this same period. Today the World Health Organization attributes 36% of all childhood deaths to environmental causes. Children's environmental health is a new and expanding discipline that studies the profound impact of chemical and environmental hazards on child health. Amid mounting evidence that children are exquisitely sensitive to their environment-and that exposure during their developmental "windows of susceptibility" can trigger cellular changes that lead to disease and disability in infancy, childhood, and across the life span-there is a compelling need for continued scientific study of the relationship between children's health and environment. The Textbook of Children's Environmental Health codifies the knowledge base and offers an authoritative and comprehensive guide to this important new field. Edited by two internationally recognized pioneers in the area, this volume presents up-to-date information on the chemical, biological, physical, and societal hazards that confront children in today's world: pesticides, indoor and outdoor air pollution, lead, arsenic, phthalates, bisphenol A, brominated flame retardants, ionizing radiation, electromagnetic fields, and the built environment. It presents carefully documented data on rising rates of disease in children, offers a critical summary of new research linking pediatric disease with environmental exposures, and explores the cellular, molecular, and epigenetic mechanisms underlying diseases of environmental origin. With this volume's emphasis upon integrating theory and practice, readers will find practical approaches to channeling scientific findings into evidence-based strategies for preventing and identifying the environmental hazards that cause disease in children. It is a landmark work that will serve as the field's benchmark for years to come.

Factors Related to Urban Adult Female Participation in Physical Activity Programs


Author: Peggy Meister Foss
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Exercise for women
Page: 510
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The University of Michigan School of Education Bulletin


Author: University of Michigan. School of Education
Publisher: UM Libraries
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: N.A
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Urban Ills

Twenty-first-Century Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts
Author: Carol Camp Yeakey,Vetta L. Sanders Thompson,Anjanette Wells
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739186388
Category: Social Science
Page: 352
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Urban Ills: Confronting Twenty First Century Dilemmas of Urban Living in GlobalContexts brings together original research by a wide array of interdisciplinary scholars to examine contemporary dilemmas impacting urban life in global contexts, following the latest global economic downturn. Focusing extensively on vulnerable populations, economic, social, health and community dynamics are explored as they relate to human adaptation to complex environments.

Federal Aid for Physical Education. Hearing ... on S. 3950. (66-2)


Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Education and Labor
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 114
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