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Advances in Physical Education

The Role of Art-Integrated Input: Implementing Arts to Maximise English Proficiency among Saudi English-Major Undergraduates

Author: Rashidah Albaqami ABSTRACT Factors that affect foreign/second language (L2) acquisition include internal factors related to the learners such as motivation and personality-related style preferences as well as external factors related to the learning process such as the amount and … Continue reading

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Social Competence and Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity of School-Aged Children through a Creative Physical Education Intervention

Authors: Arto Gråstén, Marja Kokkonen, John Quay, Juha Kokkonen ABSTRACT Traditional school physical education focuses on physical skills or strategies with an expectation that learning these skills lead to healthier lifestyle outside physical education classes, while children’s overall moderate to … Continue reading

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Playing through the Pain: A University-Based Study of Sports Injury

Author(s):Geneviève Jessiman-Perreault, Jenny Godley ABSTRACT This paper presents findings from a survey that assessed university students’ opinions about sports injury. Specifically, the paper seeks to understand whether university students who participate in sports at different levels would choose to participate … Continue reading

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Changes of Children’s Motivation in Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Longitudinal Perspective

Author(s): Xiangli Gu, Tao Zhang ABSTRACT Children’s motivation towards Physical Education (PE) decreases over the elementary school year, but little is known about how and why those declines influence changes of children’s intention and Physical Activity (PA). Guided by the … Continue reading

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Hippotherapy in Children with Developmental Delays: Physical Function and Psychological Benefits

Author(s) :Freda Thompson, Caroline J. Ketcham, Eric E. Hall Hippotherapy, or horse therapy, is an innovative form of physical therapy that involves the use of a horse as a therapeutic tool in order to effectively challenge a rider’s core muscles. The rhythm of … Continue reading

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