physical education, middle school, physical education curriculum, student attitudes
Middle school physical education can serve as an important tool in shaping students opinions and behaviors regarding lifelong physical activity. The curriculum in middle school physical education is one component that can positively or negatively affect a student's attitude toward physical activity throughout their life. The purpose of this study was to investigate the middle school physical education curriculum and its effect on middle school students' attitudes and perceptions towards their physical education class. It was found that middle school students do like the curriculum they participate in, mainly consisting of team sports.
Original Publication Citation
Barney, D., & Deutsch, J. (2010). The effect of middle school physical education curriculum on student attitudes. Asian Journal of Physical Education & Recreation, 15, (1), 12-20.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Barney, David C. and Deutsch, Joe, "The Effect of Middle School Physical Education Curriculum on Student Attitudes" (2010). Faculty Publications. 1932.
Hong Kong Baptist University
David O. McKay School of Education
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