Doug Gleddie | Unnatural Consequences

An episode of PhysEdcast

By Nathan Horne
Stories from around the #PhysEd world to inspire and innovate your practice. Join host Nathan Horne from as he explores the world of physical education and coaching.
The Forgotten Ones | A #PhysEd Story
What if your #PhysEd experience as a child was horrible? What if you were then asked to teach it? In this episode Kelly’s shares her memories of her physical education experience and how she now uses them to change #PhysEd for the next generation.
May 1, 2019
Meaningful Experiences in Physical Education | Dr. Tim Fletcher
Like me, Dr. Tim Fletcher, is an Australian living in Canada. He is currently an associate professor in physical education pedagogy in the Department of Kinesiology at Brock University, in St. Catherine’s, Ontario. In this conversation with Tim, we explore the Meaningful Physical Education project research and approach as well as reflected on our past experiences of Physical Education and how this shaped our teaching practices.
March 13, 2019
Let's Talk About Mental Health | #BellLetsTalk
A conversation worth having.
January 31, 2019
The PE Specialist | Ben Landers
Through his website,, Ben has been able to mentor hundreds of teachers worldwide and is a media wizard. In this episode we chat about the Conflict Corner, teaching procedures, and purposeful physical education.
January 15, 2019
Long Term Athletic Development | Rick Howard
Rick Howard is an expert in the field of Long Term Athletic Development, in particular how we can assist young people to have a happy, healthy and successful life through athletic development. In this episode we discuss LTAD, Fitness Testing and Physical Education.
November 29, 2018
Developing Physical Literacy through Dance | Melanie Levenberg
Melanie believes that through movement you can do more than just help people get fit – that you can foster community, positive mindsets and vibrant health. Her goal is to help people discover, practice and maintain a positive and playful mindset towards physical activity and lifelong active living. In this episode of the #PhysEdcast I chat with Melanie about the origins of DancePl3y and what you could expect if you invited them into your school.
October 8, 2018
“My Best Memory of PE Is When I Was Done with It”
A very special episode of The #PhysEdcast where I chat with Matt Ladwig from Iowa State University about the research featured recently in the New York Times and on Fox News. Matt shares the research where he and his colleagues have found that how we felt during gym classes years or decades ago may shape how we feel about exercise today and whether we choose to be physically active. While it's not new information, we chat about how this research can support the cause of advocating for quality physical education experiences and opening conversations with those outside the #PhysEd bubble.
September 6, 2018
Doug Gleddie | Unnatural Consequences
Physical Education is not a privilege to be denied as punishment. In this episode I chat with Dr. Doug Gleddie from the University of Alberta and we discuss how the missing of #PhysEd and recess are often used as punishment for misbehavior.
August 23, 2018
Dr Stephen Harvey | Game Centred Approaches
Dr. Stephen Harvey is an Associate Professor in Coaching Education at Ohio University. In this conversation, we cover Game Centred Approaches like Teaching Games for Understanding, Game Sense and Play Practice. Stephen is an expert in the area of coach & teacher education and you can find more detail about his research and publications at
July 9, 2018
Artie Kamiya | The Godfather of #PhysEd
A conversation with the man behind The Great Activities Publishing Company. Creator of The National PE & School SportInstitute. 2004 National Physical Education Administrator of the Year and the "nation's leading expert for K-12 health and physical education." Artie is wise, warm, generous and always puts others before himself. Sit back relax and enjoy a conversation with the Godfather of #PhysEd, Artie Kamiya.
June 19, 2018
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