Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy

(The median citation count of Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Exploring the changes of physical education in the age of Covid-1968
Perceived teachers’ behavior and students’ engagement in physical education: the mediating role of basic psychological needs and self-determined motivation49
Pedagogical principles that support the prioritisation of meaningful experiences in physical education: conceptual and practical considerations38
An integrated blended learning approach for physical education teacher education programmes: teacher educators’ and pre-service teachers’ experiences35
Examining early adolescents’ motivation for physical education: associations with actual and perceived motor competence34
The influence of online physical activity interventions on children and young people’s engagement with physical activity: a systematic review32
Between hope and happening: Problematizing the M and the P in models-based practice31
Effects of the iPad and mobile application-integrated physical education on children’s physical activity and psychosocial beliefs30
Heteronormativity meets queering in physical education: the views of PE teachers and LGBTIQ+ students26
Experiences of teaching and learning in K-12 physical education during COVID-19: an international comparative case study26
An ecological dynamics conceptualisation of physical ‘education’: Where we have been and where we could go next25
Advocating for Service-Learning as a pedagogical model in Physical Education: towards an activist and transformative approach25
Development of a self-report scale to assess children’s perceived physical literacy23
Infusing disability into coach education and development: a critical review and agenda for change20
Cooperative learning in physical education: a study of students’ learning journey over 24 lessons19
Investigating the impact of a Freirean informed coach education programme19
‘Being a team, working together, and being kind’: Primary students’ perspectives of cooperative learning's contribution to their social and emotional learning17
Nonlinear Pedagogy and its implications for practice in the Singapore PE context17
Mental imagery training programs for developing sport-specific motor skills: a systematic review and meta-analysis17
The use of digital media in primary school PE – student perspectives on product-oriented ways of lesson staging16
A national analysis of the content knowledge of Turkish physical education teacher education students16
Impact of a physical education-based behavioural skill training program on cognitive antecedents and exercise and sport behaviour among adolescents: a cluster-randomized controlled trial15
‘Feeling better’: embodied self-knowledge as an aspect of movement capability14
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) for professional development: meeting the needs and expectations of physical education teachers and youth sport coaches14
Aligning the principles of assessment for learning to learning in physical education: A review of literature14
Developing evidence-informed principles for trauma-aware pedagogies in physical education14
Academics’ perspectives on the future of sport education13
PE at Home: keeping the ‘E’ in PE while home-schooling during a pandemic13
Using the meaningful physical education features as a lens to view student experiences of democratic pedagogy in higher education13
What do we know about pedagogical models in physical education so far? An umbrella review13
Student outcomes of the physical education and physical literacy (PEPL) approach: a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial of a multicomponent intervention to improve physical literacy in prima13
Promoting instructional alignment in physical education teacher education12
Motor competence assessment in physical education – convergent validity between fundamental movement skills and functional movement assessments in adolescence12
How do competitiveness and previous contact with people with disabilities impact on attitudes after an awareness intervention in physical education?12
Rethinking the classification of games and sports in physical education: a response to changes in sport and participation11
Sport education as a cooperative learning endeavour11
Games-based movement education: developing a sense of self, belonging, and community through games11
Finnish students’ enjoyment and anxiety levels during fitness testing classes11
Mapping the physical literacy controversy: an analysis of key actors within scholarly literature11
The effects of gamification on the motivation and basic psychological needs of secondary school physical education students11
Synthesis and literature review of different mixed methods designs in pedagogical research in physical education10
The relations between students’ causality orientations and teachers’ interpersonal behaviors with students’ basic need satisfaction and frustration, intention to physical activity, and well-being10
Effects of an 8-week school-based intervention programme on Irish school children's fundamental movement skills10
Intervention programme to prevent bullying in adolescents in physical education classes (PREBULLPE): a quasi-experimental study10
In(di)visable: inquiring into being ‘othered’ as a means to teach social justice in PHETE10
Do goal clarification and process feedback positively affect students’ need-based experiences? A quasi-experimental study grounded in Self-Determination Theory10
Learning in the educational landscapes of juggling, unicycling, and dancing10
Association between gross motor competence and health-related quality of life in (pre)schoolchildren: the mediating role of cardiorespiratory fitness9
Coaching in the shadows: critically examining the unintended (non)influence of pedagogical practice9
‘I was always made fun of for being fat’: first-hand accounts of bullying in children’s football9
A national study on the state and status of physical education in South African public schools9
Examining the concept of engagement in physical education9
Differences in perceived physical literacy between teachers delivering physical education in schools: classroom teachers vs physical education teachers9
Cognitively enriched physical activity may foster motor competence and executive function as early as preschool age: a pilot trial9
Physical education from LGBTQ+ students’ perspective. A systematic review of qualitative studies9
Coaching player decision making in rugby union: exploring coaches espoused theories and theories in use as an indicator of effective coaching practice9
The importance of satisfying children’s basic psychological needs in primary school physical education for PE-motivation, and its relations with fundamental motor and PE-related skills9
Knowledge in the school subject of physical education: a Bernsteinian perspective8
Exploring Australian teachers’ perceptions of physical literacy: a mixed-methods study8
Stakeholder perceptions of physical literacy assessment in primary school children8
Regulation of tactical learning in team sports – the case of the tactical-decision learning model8
Taking action for social justice in HPE classrooms through explicit critical pedagogies8
Social justice knowledge construction among physical education teacher educators: the value of personal, professional, and educational experiences8
Using Flipgrid to improve reflection: a collaborative online approach to coach development8
The gendered social representation of physical education and sport science higher education in Spain7
Mixed-methods approaches to learning strategies and self-regulation in Physical Education: a literature review7
Service-learning experiences for pre-service teachers: cultural competency and behavior management challenges when working with a diverse low-income community7
Between intentionality and reality to promote positive youth development in sport-based programs: a case study in Brazil7
Divergent learning experiences in sports enhance cognitive executive functions and creativity in students7
The art of the question: the structure of questions posed by youth soccer coaches during training7
How do high-level youth soccer players approach and solve game problems? The role of strategic understanding7
Feminists against fad, fizz ed: a poetic commentary exploring the notion of Joe Wicks as physical education7
Can we play the real sport?’ Co-creating a student-centered after-school sports club7
‘We united to defend ourselves and face our struggles’: nurturing a physical education teachers’ community of practice in a precarious context7
Effectiveness of a Mastery Climate Cognitive-Motor Skills School-based Intervention in children living in poverty: Motor and Academic performance, self-perceptions, and BMI6
How is embodiment in physical education theoretically conceptualised? A concept analysis6
Effectiveness of a lesson study intervention on teacher behaviour and student motivation in physical education lessons6
‘The teacher makes us feel like we are a family’: students from refugee backgrounds’ perceptions of physical education in Swedish schools6
Effects of a training course on creation of an empowering motivational climate in physical education: a quasi-experimental study6
Understanding the complexity of learning through movement6
Teacher and school outcomes of the Physical Education and Physical Literacy (PEPL) approach: a pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial of a multicomponent intervention to improve physical litera6
‘Free but not free-free’: teaching creative aspects of dance in physical education teacher education6
How does physical education teacher education matter? A methodological approach to understanding transitions from PETE to school physical education6
The student's experience of teacher support in French vocational high-school classes with difficulties in school engagement in physical education: interest of mixed methods research6
Fit for the job? How corporeal expectations shape physical education teachers’ understandings of content, pedagogy, and the purposes of physical education5
A collaborative approach to teaching about teaching using models-based practice: developing coherence in one PETE module5
Disrupting phonocentricism for teaching Deaf pupils: prospective physical education teachers’ learning about visual pedagogies and non-verbal communication5
Introduction to the PESP special issue: ‘Developing movement capability in physical education’5
What about physical education and Sustainable Development Goals? A scoping review5
Everyone is welcome under the big top: a multiple case study on circus arts instruction in physical education5
Cracks in the narrative: Black and Latinx pre-service PE teachers in predominantly white PETE programs5
Learning about ‘inclusive’ pedagogies through a special school placement5
The frustration of novelty and basic psychological needs as predictors of maladaptive outcomes in physical education5
What physical education becomes when pupils with neurodevelopmental disorders are integrated: a transactional understanding5
Training programmes to learn how to ride a bicycle independently for children and youths: a systematic review5
Operationalizing physical literacy through sport education in a university physical education program5
Physical activity during physical education in elementary school in China: the role of teachers5
Creation of an instructional model in a community of practice and its impact on relationships between members5
Enactive and ecological dynamics approaches: complementarity and differences for interventions in physical education lessons5
Level of opposition constrains offensive performance in consecutive game situations. An analysis according to game principles5
Capturing the moment: understanding embodied interactions in early primary physical education5
Enacting a body-focused curriculum with young girls through an activist approach: Leveraging the after-school space5
Reflection and reflective practice in high-performance sport coaching: a heuristic device4
Education and professionalization of Physical Education Teachers: research trends and developments in German-language literature in relation to Anglophone perspectives4
Observing physical education teachers’ need-supportive and need-thwarting styles using a circumplex approach: how does it relate to student outcomes?4
Transforming physical education: an analysis of context and resources that support curriculum transformation and enactment4
Effects of gamified didactic with exergames on the psychological variables associated with promoting physical exercise: results of a natural experiment run in primary schools4
Social-ecological and biographical perspectives of principals’ involvement in comprehensive school physical activity programs: a person-centered analysis4
Practising the practice. Towards a theory of practising in physical education from a Bildung-theoretical perspective4
‘Fighting like a girl’: qualitative analysis of the gendered movement learning in the Spanish Olympic karate team4
Scholars’ perspectives of positive youth development in coach education for high school sports4
How physical education teachers are positioned in models scholarship: a scoping review4
Risk and safety management in physical education: teachers’ knowledge4
Physical activity during school-time and fundamental movement skills: a study among preschoolers with and without physical education classes4
Practising collaboration in model implementation in physical education4
Fostering pre-service teachers’ knowledge of ‘teaching games for understanding’ via video-based vs. text-based teaching examples4
Students’ motivational experiences across profiles of perceived need-supportive and need-thwarting teaching behaviors in physical education4
Training effects of artificial rules on youth soccer team tactical behavior4
PLitPE: an intervention for physical literacy enriched pedagogy in Canadian elementary school physical education classes4
Pre-service teachers’ negotiation of meaning in their Physical Education Teacher Education programme: a two-year follow-up ethnography4
Evaluating the impact of a coach development intervention for improving coaching practices and player outcomes in football: the MASTER Coaching randomised control trial4
A Dutch perspective on sexual integrity in sport contexts: definition and meaning for practice4
Developing a socially-just teaching personal and social responsibility (TPSR) approach: a pedagogy for social justice for physical education (teacher education)3
Relationships among peer- relatedness, self-confidence, peer victimization, social anxiety and school satisfaction in American high school students3
Challenges in learning aerobic and anaerobic concepts: an interpretative understanding from the cognitive load theory perspective3
Coach experiences of formal coach education developed by national governing bodies: a systematic review3
Learning in high-performance action sports: insights into new and evolving contexts3
Perseverance in motor tasks: the impact of different types of positive feedback3
Narrative as a learning tool for coaches of athletes with a disability: using stories to translate research into practice3
Emancipation or simulation? The pedagogy of ignorance and action research in PETE3
Getting ‘more and more comfortable’: using an Activist Approach in a dance PE content course3
Supporting PETE students to implement an alternative pedagogy3
Development of prosocial competencies in PETE and Sport Science students. Social justice, Service-Learning and Physical Activity in cultural diversity contexts3
An analysis of Chinese preservice physical education teachers’ attitudes toward school-based fitness testing in physical education settings3
Deconstructing health and physical education teacher education: a mapping and analysis of programme structure and content in Australia3
A longitudinal examination of the influence of winning or losing with motivational climate as a mediator on enjoyment, perceived competence, and intention to be physically active in youth basketball3
Assessing the motivational climates in early physical education curricula underpinned by motor learning theory: SAMPLE-PE3
Pedagogical support for the Test of Gross Motor Development – 3 for children with neurotypical development and with Autism Spectrum Disorder: validity for an animated mobile application3
Motor competence, motivation and enjoyment in physical education to profile children in relation to physical activity behaviors3
Graduate student experience in focus: a photovoice investigation of physical and health education graduate students in Canada3