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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part F

Teachers emotional connections to physical activities as a mediating pedagogical factor for constructing health and physical education curriculum


Author(s): Matthew D Ferry

Abstract: In the following review I attempt to discuss emotion as an important and increasingly researched phenomena in secondary school physical education. First, I will provide a brief treatment of emotion from a sociological perspective. Following this I will examine the emotional dimensions that are an integral part physical activity engagement. Following this I will use Hargreaves’s theory of teaching as an emotional practice to further discuss the issues and research at play with respect to how secondary school physical education curriculum and content are socially constructed. I take up this review over the increasing concern of the mismatch and disjunctures between wider contemporary physical activity engagement and the curricular offerings in secondary school physical education.

Pages: 326-329  |  761 Views  32 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Matthew D Ferry. Teachers emotional connections to physical activities as a mediating pedagogical factor for constructing health and physical education curriculum. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(4): 326-329.
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