Playing with Research in Health and Physical Education

“Playing with Research in Health and PE”

An episode of Playing with Research in Health and Physical Education

By Playing with Research in Health & PE
We discuss research, theory and current issues in the fields of health and physical education in an easy to understand way. Our aim is to make research accessible to educators and university students from all over the globe.
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Episode 20: Social media as professional development with Dr. Doug Gleddie
This podcast is a pedagogical case of Joey (@joeyfeith) and how he uses social media as professional development in physical education. Dr. Gleddie discusses his practice through a PETE, Foucauldian, and anthropologic perspective. This chapter is from a book on digital technologies and learning (see below) Dr. Gleddie is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta (Elementary Physical Education). A full description of Doug's academic endeavors can be found at https://www.ualberta.ca/education/about-us/professor-profiles/douglas-gleddie This is his awesome blog https://purposefulmovement.net/ Twitter @doug_gleddie Full cite of chapter: Gleddie, D., Feith, J., Howe, P., Larsson, H., Cale, L., & Casey, A. (2017). Joey: Social media as a tool for professional development. In A. Casey, V. Goodyear, & K. Armour (Eds.), Digital technologies and learning in physical education: Pedagogical cases (pp. 121–136). New York, NY: Routledge
31:28
January 15, 2019
Episode 19: Positive Youth Development through Sport with Dr. Nick Holt
This podcast discusses how PYD finally has a model that is sport-based that was developed through a meta study that Dr. Holt explains. Dr. Nick Holt is a Professor and Associate Dean (Research) at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He leads the Child & Adolescent Sport & Activity (CASA) lab. Their research examines psychosocial aspects of sport and physical activity participation among children, adolescents, and their families. Dr Holt also works on the Positive Youth Development (PYD) Through Sport: PYD SportNET Project Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), this project involves creating a network of evidence-based resources designed to promote PYD in Canadian sport. Twitter @PYDsportNET Check out their website www.positivesport.ca The open access citation for this paper can be found by clicking https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1750984X.2016.1180704 Full cite: Holt, N. L., Neely, K. C., Slater, L. G., Camiré, M., Côté, J., Fraser-Thomas, J., ... & Tamminen, K. A. (2017). A grounded theory of positive youth development through sport based on results from a qualitative meta-study. International review of sport and exercise psychology, 10(1), 1-49.
37:34
January 8, 2019
Episode 18: "BERA SIG Scholar Lecture: Healthying Physical Education" w/ Dr. Mikael Quennerstedt
"As part of the annual activities at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference, the Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy Special Interest Group (SIG) organises a so-called Invisible College, where a Scholar Lecture is delivered by a researcher who has made a significant contribution to the field. This paper is the 2018 Scholar Lecture" (Quennerstedt, 2018 p.1) and THIS is the podcast discussing that paper :) Mikael Quennerstedt is Professor in Physical Education and Health at Örebro University, Sweden. Quennerstedt has worked as a physical education teacher in Swedish compulsory school, and as a physical education teacher educator at Örebro University since 1994. His work focuses on teaching and learning in physical education from a Swedish didaktik research tradition, as well as health education from a salutogenic perspective. In his research, questions of health, body, gender, artefacts, subject content, learning processes and governing processes within educational practices has been prominent. In recent years he has also been passionate about exploring questions about education, digital technologies and health. Recent publications include themes such as professional development, indigenous knowledges, social media, wearable health technologies, power in group work and teaching dance in physical education using exergames. Mikael is associate editor of the international journal Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy and an editorial board member of the journal Sport, Education and Society. Twitter: @MQuennerstedt Swedish Language Blog: https://idrottsdidaktiskforskning.wordpress.com/
19:51
December 30, 2018
Theory Breakdown 9: Self Determination Theory
Dr. Nick Washburn (Western Washington University) breaks down self determination theory and links to resources for further exploration. This theory breakdown supports Episode 17 on need supportive teaching. Follow Nick @nickwashburn12 on Twitter
13:53
December 23, 2018
Episode 17: Need Supportive Teaching with Dr. Nick Washburn
This episode discusses Dr. Nick Washburn's article (in press) titled “Enhancing Student Learning in Sport Education through the Manipulation of Need-Supportive Instruction” Dr. Washburn is beginning his second year as an Assistant Professor of Secondary Physical Education and Health at Western Washington University. He has a passion for facilitating future teachers' professional development from both scientific and dispositional perspectives. Follow him @nickwashburn12 on twitter.
17:29
December 23, 2018
Episode 16: Dr. Jennifer Walton-Fisette discussing social justice issues in PETE programs
This podcast discusses pedagogical practices related to sociocultural issues and social justice in physical education teacher education programs. Jennifer L. Walton-Fisette is an associate professor of Physical Education Teacher Education at Kent State University. Her scholarship explores the critical examination of girls' lived experiences and embodied identities within physical education and physical activity through student voice; assessment and curriculum development. She is currently exploring how sociocultural issues and social justice are included and addressed in PETE programs locally, nationally and internationally. Twitter: @jwalton_fisette Citation to article: Jennifer L. Walton-Fisette, Rod Philpot, Sharon Phillips, Sara B. Flory, Joanne Hill, Sue Sutherland & Michelle Flemons (2018): Implicit and explicit pedagogical practices related to sociocultural issues and social justice in physical education teacher education programs, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2018.1470612
21:19
December 18, 2018
Episode 15: Twitter use in PE with Dr. Stephen Harvey
This episode discusses a paper by Dr. Stephen Harvey on PE professionals use of Twitter. Dr. Stephen Harvey is an Associate Professor in Sports Coaching at Ohio University. His main research interest surrounds game-based approaches to teaching and coaching. However, his work in coaching has additionally been focused on the systematic observation of coaching behavior, and how coaching behavior is tied to coaches' biographies. Dr. Harvey has maintained an interest in educational technology and co-developed an app (Axis Coaching) that a trained observer can use to investigate and record coaches' behavior. Finally, Dr. Harvey's interest in educational technology has led to him researching with and about teachers and coaches social media use. You can find him at: Twitter: @drstephenharvey Email: harveys3@ohio.edu Voxer: sharvey7402 www.drstephenharvey.weebly.com The citation is: Harvey, S., & Hyndman, B. (2018). An Investigation into the Reasons Physical Education Professionals Use Twitter. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 37(4), 383-396.
27:39
December 11, 2018
Episode 14: Dr. Justin Haegele Adapted PE podcast on intersectionality of visual impairment & gender
This podcast breaks down an article about females with visual impairments in PE. Justin A. Haegele, PhD, CAPE, is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Movement Sciences and teaches in the Health & Physical Education program area. His research and teaching interests are in adapted physical education/activity and inclusion. In addition to his work at ODU, he also is the co-director of Camp Abilities Alaska, a one-week development sport camp for youth with visual impairments. In 2012, Dr. Haegele was honored as the New York State Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year. More recently, he was selected as the first recipient of the David P. Beaver Adapted Physical Activity Youth Scholar Award, awarded by the National Consortium of Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (2015). Twitter: @justin_haegele The full citation: Haegele, J. A., Yessick, A., & Zhu, X. (2018). Females With Visual Impairments in Physical Education: Exploring the Intersection Between Disability and Gender Identities. Research quarterly for exercise and sport, 89(3), 298-308.
16:40
December 4, 2018
Theory Breakdown 8: Intersectionality with Dr. Justin Haegele
This podcast gives a basic introduction to the theory of intersectionality. Justin A. Haegele, PhD, CAPE, is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Movement Sciences and teaches in the Health & Physical Education program area. His research and teaching interests are in adapted physical education/activity and inclusion. In addition to his work at ODU, he also is the co-director of Camp Abilities Alaska, a one-week development sport camp for youth with visual impairments. In 2012, Dr. Haegele was honored as the New York State Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year. More recently, he was selected as the first recipient of the David P. Beaver Adapted Physical Activity Youth Scholar Award, awarded by the National Consortium of Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (2015). Twitter: @justin_haegele
03:28
December 4, 2018
Episode 13: Dr. Paul Wright discussing a Tool for Assessing Responsibility-based education (TARE)
Dr. Paul Wright discusses an instrument he developed to assess responsibility-based education and the TPSR model more broadly. A separate theory breakdown is posted on TPSR with this article. Dr. Wright specializes in the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) instructional model. His scholarship is very applied and relates directly to fields such as positive youth development, social and emotional learning, and sport for development. He also has interests in policy and program evaluation as it relates to youth sport and physical activity. The full citation: Wright, P. M., & Craig, M. W. (2011). Tool for assessing responsibility-based education (TARE): Instrument development, content validity, and inter-rater reliability. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 15(3), 204-219.
23:25
November 27, 2018
Theory Breakdown 6: TPSR (Teaching Personal & Social Responsibility) with Dr. Paul Wright
This podcast introduces the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model. Dr. Wright introduces the model that was created by his mentor Don Hellison. This impactful model has been widely researched and is one of the core curriculum models being implemented in physical education. This podcast aligns with Episode 13 as Dr. Wright discusses the TARE instrument that was designed to measure practice that uses TPSR. Dr. Wright is a professor at Northern Illinois University and specializes in the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) instructional model. His scholarship is very applied and relates directly to fields such as positive youth development, social and emotional learning, and sport for development. He also has interests in policy and program evaluation as it relates to youth sport and physical activity.
09:06
November 27, 2018
Episode 12: SWITCH whole school program with Dr. Gabriella McLoughlin
This podcast describes the continuing work on the SWITCH program out of Iowa State University. It is a whole-school wellness program that encompasses way more than PE, and has years of research behind it. We talk with Dr. Gabriella McLoughlin who is currently a post-doctoral research associate in the department of Kinesiology at Iowa State University. Her research focuses on children’s physical activity and health promotion, specifically targeting the school environment through comprehensive interventions. She is a licensed K-12 Physical Education Teacher and seeks to enhance the status of physical education as an integral aspect of the school curriculum and as a means to cultivate health-promoting school environments. She is currently working with Dr. Greg Welk and other professors at Iowa State and other institutions to deliver the School Wellness Integration Targeting Child Health (SWITCH) study (as described in the podcast), which is funded by the United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In addition she works to evaluate the NFL Fuel up to Play 60 program in conjunction with FitnessGram research and the Cooper Institute, conduct lab-based studies integrating measurement of physical activity, and works with physical education teachers across the state of Iowa to enhance their use of assessment and data-based decision making.
23:40
November 20, 2018
Theory Breakdown 6: Feminist Theory
Dr. Shrehan Lynch describes feminist theory in this short podcast. She offers lots of further reading, specifically by bell hooks, to get more information but this is a great "reductionist" view of feminism to introduce the theory and how it relates to her article we discuss in Episode 12. @DrLynchPE
08:31
November 13, 2018
Episode 11: Transformative PETE with Dr. Shrehan Lynch
This episode discusses Dr. Lynch's brand new dissertation piece about transformative PETE and the role that sociocultural education plays in PETE programs. A supplemental podcast on feminist theory is available also. You can find Dr. Lynch on twitter @DrLynchPE and her blog at https://physicaleducationthoughts.wordpress.com/ Shrehan Lynch is a qualitative research assistant at the University of Alabama (USA). She specializes in research on teacher education, physical education, and social justice. Her Ph.D. thesis examined transformative pedagogies in K-12 physical education and teacher education. In addition, she adopts social justice and critical/feminist theories to frame her work. Prior to Alabama, Shrehan was a PE teacher in an inner London school. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Development & Coaching Sciences from Bournemouth University (England), and a Post Graduate Certificate in Physical Education (PGCE) from the University of Southampton (England). Her contact email address is: Personal Blog Tweet Me E-Mail me
17:59
November 13, 2018
Theory Breakdown 5: Restorative Practice
This podcast aligns with Episode 10 with Dr. Michael Hemphill and his discussion on restorative practice, restorative justice and his model that was developed for Restorative Youth Sports. Look up a great resource: www.iirp.edu
09:21
November 6, 2018
Episode 10: Restorative Youth Sports with Dr. Hemphill
This podcast covers a new model of Restorative Youth Sport developed by Dr. Hemphill and colleagues that pulls from TPSR and Restorative Practice. Dr. Michael Hemphill is an assistant professor at UNC-Greensboro. His research focuses on teaching personal and social responsibility through sport, physical activity, and physical education with specific applications to urban communities and professional development programs for physical activity providers. TPSR Alliance: https://sites.google.com/uncg.edu/tpsr-alliance/home The full citation: Hemphill, M. A., Janke, E. M., Gordon, B., & Farrar, H. (2018). Restorative Youth Sports: An Applied Model for Resolving Conflicts and Building Positive Relationships. Journal of Youth Development, 13(3), 76-96.
23:33
November 6, 2018
Episode 9: Dillon Landi discussing Queer men, affect and PE
Dillon Landi is an assistant professor at Towson University in the USA. He specializes in research on health, physical activity, and education. In addition, his work encompasses critical social theories, curriculum and teaching, and research methods. Prior to Towson, Dillon was a faculty member at The University of Auckland (New Zealand) where he is also enrolled as a PhD candidate. His PhD analyzed the role of health and physical activity in educational settings on gender and sexuality diverse youth in Aotearoa New Zealand. There is a theory breakdown podcast that launched simultaneously with this on New Materialism. The citation for the paper: Landi, D. (2018). Queer men, affect, and physical education. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 1-20.
23:06
October 30, 2018
Episode 8: "Special Topics" informal and youth sport
Episode 8 is our first "special topics" episode. So, instead of highlighting one specific article and discussing the paper we have a conversation about the topic in general and pull from various sources. These are going to be less structured and more free-flowing. This episode is a continuation of Episode 6 with Justen O'Connor and Dillon Landi. We discuss issues in youth sports, informal sports and the future of participation in PA.
26:12
October 23, 2018
Episode 7: Dr. Erin Centeio & Comprehensive School Health
Risto and Dr. Erin Centeio discuss a comprehensive school health program that was successful in preventing obesity in elementary schools. A great insight into what a comprehensive school program looks like in real life. This paper was published in 2018 in Preventative Medicine. Citation: Centeio, E. E., McCaughtry, N., Moore, E. W. G., Kulik, N., Martin, J., Shen, B., … Fahlman, M. (2018). Building healthy communities: A comprehensive school health program to prevent obesity in elementary schools. Preventive Medicine, 111, 210–215. BRIEF BIOGRAPHY Erin E. Centeio, Ph.D., is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Erin has conducted research that focuses on increasing children’s levels of physical activity throughout the school day and understanding the effects this has on their health, as well as the cognitive and psychosocial benefits.
26:19
October 16, 2018
Theory Breakdown 3: Social Ecological Framework
Dr. Erin Centeio breaks down the Social Ecological Framework as a supplement to her podcast (episode 7)
07:19
October 16, 2018
Episode 6: Dr. Justen O'Connor and informal sport
Dr. Justen O'Connor is a Senior Lecturer at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Dillon and Risto talk with him about his co-authored article about informal sport. This was so fascinating for us we kept talking after and will release that as a separate episode on youth sport and informal sport. Citation: "Jeanes, R., Spaaij, R., Penney, D., & O’Connor, J. (2018). Managing informal sport participation: tensions and opportunities. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 1-17." Justen's Bio Justen has research experience that utilises systems thinking, social ecology and strengths-based approaches to explore curriculum and pedoagogy associated with health, physical education, sport and lifetime physical activity. Justen also has an interest in social justice within education as well as informal forms of participation in movement. Justen is fluent in both quantitative and qualitative research methods and has expertise in designing scales for measurement.
25:23
October 9, 2018
Theory Breakdown 2: Teacher Socialization Theory
Teacher Socialization Theory is a process in which teachers are recruited in to, prepared for, and continuously socialized through their lives and careers in school settings. This theory breakdown episode by Dr. Kevin Richards explains the theory for you. This episode is launched side by side with an article breakdown of a paper by Dr. Richards and his colleagues which uses this theory.
15:25
October 2, 2018
Episode 5: Kevin Richards talking Teacher Socialization
Episode 5 is a discussion with Dr. Kevin Richards who is an assistant professor of physical education at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. We talk about his work in teacher socialization and about the marginalization of PE and PE teachers. I think this will resonate with a lot of teachers in the field and we end the podcast with some steps to counteract this marginalization. Here is the citation:K. Andrew R. Richards, Karen Lux Gaudreault, Jenna R. Starck & Amelia Mays Woods (2018) Physical education teachers’ perceptions of perceived mattering and marginalization, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 23:4, 445-459, DOI: 10.1080/17408989.2018.1455820
22:13
October 2, 2018
Theory Breakdown 1: Theory of Planned Behavior
This supplemental episode describes the Theory of Planned Behavior and is launched to supplement Dr. Kevin Mercier's podcast about student attitudes. These shorter podcasts are meant to give an overview of theories prevalent in Health and Physical Education research. They will be published along side relevant articles we highlight on the podcast
07:17
September 25, 2018
Episode 4: Kevin Mercier and Student Attitudes in PE
Kevin Mercier is an associate professor at Adelphi University and researches student attitudes. Our conversation was about his 3-year longitudinal study following 4-8th grade students that measured their attitude toward physical education. His (and his colleagues) research highlights a drop in positive attitudes and specific gender differences across years. The full citation is: Mercier, K., Donovan, C., Gibbone, A., & Rozga, K. (2017). Three-Year Study of Students’ Attitudes Toward Physical Education: Grades 4–8. Research quarterly for exercise and sport, 88(3), 307-315. (A supplemental episode covering the Theory of Planned Behavior is also available)
21:28
September 25, 2018
Ep 3: Dr. Sara Flory & socialization of urban PE teachers
Dr. Sara Barnard Flory is as associate professor with the University of South Florida. Our conversation was about the professional socialization of urban physical educators. It's a great insight into urban physical education and explains culturally responsive pedagogy in physical education. Much of her research revolves around preparing teachers for culturally diverse school settings, social justice in PE, and the role of culture in PE. The full citation of the article is: Flory, S. B. (2016). Professional socialization experiences of early career urban physical educators. European Physical Education Review, 22(4), 430-449.
16:28
September 18, 2018
Episode 2: Ash Casey discussing models based practice
Dr. Ash Casey is with Loughborough University in the UK. We discuss his 2014 paper on models based practice in physical education. A good conversation to the question: are models the great white hope or a white elephant? This paper is Dr. Casey's 2nd highest cited article and has been read widely. Dr. Casey continues to publish and conduct research on this topic and has more recent papers out discussing models. We wanted to highlight this paper first as it provides a great overview of models and can lay the foundation for future podcasts on this topic. During the month of September the article (citation below) will be open access courtesy of Routledge Ed. Casey, A. (2014). Models-based practice: Great white hope or white elephant?. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 19(1), 18-34.
23:27
September 11, 2018
Episode 1: Vicky Goodyear talking about technology use in PE
Dillon and Sara interview Dr. Vicky Goodyear in Scotland about the use of FitBits in PE classes and how students experienced technology in PE. The paper discusses the students' perceptions of surveillance by the FitBit and expands on how students began to resist the implementation. Great conversation about some of the unexpected effects of technology integration and highlighting student voice. Dr. Goodyear is at the University of Birmingham UK and conducts research with young people and the uses of technology and the impact of social media among other topics. The full citation of the article is: Goodyear, V. A., Kerner, C., & Quennerstedt, M. (2017). Young people’s uses of wearable healthy lifestyle technologies; surveillance, self-surveillance and resistance. Sport, education and society, 1-14.
19:48
September 4, 2018
“Playing with Research in Health and PE”
This is an introduction to a podcast that will launch in September 2018. Collaborators include: Risto Marttinen, Sara Flory, Kevin Richards, Dillon Landi, and Erin Centeio. Look for weekly episodes starting in September
02:50
August 23, 2018
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