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Factors that Impact on Participation in Physical Education

Forsyth, Stuart and Lowry, Ruth and Mutrie, Nanette and Deuchar, Ross (2009) Factors that Impact on Participation in Physical Education. In: Fourth Physical Education, Physical Activity and Youth Sport Forum PE PAYS, 2009-06-01, Limerick.

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    Abstract

    Physical education uses or employs what modern society recognises as sport and other similar activities to deliver curricular content that requires students to be physically active. However, not all students are committed to participate. Disengaging, they sitaway from the activity, forgetting their kit or producing a note for the teacherrequesting no activity. The issue of non participation in physical education wasformally recognised at national government level in Scotland (Scottish Executive,2004) where the Ministerial Review Group recommended that schools be supported inimproving the quality of student experience in physical education so that currentlevels of participation would be increased. This study in one Scottish high schoolformed the first part of a wider schedule of research aimed at understanding andcreating autonomy supportive environments in physical education and as such had aclear strategic purpose to quantify students' levels of self-determination in relation totheir participation in physical education.

    Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    ID code: 28887
    Keywords: physical exercise, motivation, young people, sport, Education (General)
    Subjects: Education > Education (General)
    Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Psychological Science and Health > Physical Activity for Health
    Faculty of Education > Sport, Culture and The Arts
    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Education > Education
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    Depositing user: Miss Lisa McWhinnie
    Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2011 12:18
    Last modified: 17 Jul 2013 19:09
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/28887

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