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    In search of the meaning of physical education

    In Meaningful Physical Education: An Approach for Teaching and Learning (Routledge) the authors outline an approach to teaching and learning in physical education that prioritizes meaningful experiences for pupils, using case studies to illustrate how practitioners have implemented this approach across international contexts. Peter Carlman is our reviewer, and he is sympathetic to the basic premises of meaningful PE; however, he feels that emphasis lies on methods of teaching at the expense of learning objectives.

    European Physical Education Review, Vol. 29, 2023, No. 3

    EPER is a journal that stimulates and presents scholarly enquiry in the broad field of physical education, including sport and leisure issues and research. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Principals’ attitudes and intentions toward supporting adapted physical education by Scott WT McNamara and Terry L Rizzo.

    Successful collaborations between academics and practitioners produced useful insights

    School Physical Education and Teacher Education: Collaborative Redesign for the Twenty-First Century by editors MacPhail and Lawson asks how physical education and physical education teacher education can be reconfigured together so that they are responsive to changes in today’s fast-paced, diverse and uncertain global society. In his review, Joacim Andersson finds the collaborative method for producing the book as important and promising as the outcome of those meetings of academics and practitioners.
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