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Origins of perceived physical education ability and worth among English adolescents

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dc.contributor.author Hilland, Toni A.
dc.contributor.author Ridgers, Nicola D.
dc.contributor.author Stratton, Gareth
dc.contributor.author Knowles, Zoe R.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-04T08:14:42Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-04T08:14:42Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7194
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Predisposing factors of perceived physical education (PE) ability and perceived PE worth within the Youth Physical Activity Promotion Model are positively associated with young people’s daily physical activity. The aim of this study was to qualitatively investigate the origins of students’ perceived PE ability (perceived competence and self-esteem) and perceived PE worth (attitude and enjoyment). Fifty-three PE students, aged 12–14 years (mean = 13.18), participated in semi-structured focus group interviews, which were recorded, transcribed and analysed inductively and deductively and represented as pen profiles. Analysis revealed three higher order themes relating to perceived PE ability (external feedback, perceptions of (in)competence and comparison against peers), and three higher order themes underpinning perceived PE worth (PE teachers, expectancy–value relationship and the physical experience of PE). PE should be perceived as interesting, relevant and meaningful by students and provide appropriate opportunities for success so as to influence lifetime physical activity habits. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher SAGE Publications en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries European Physical Education Review;24 (2)
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1177/1356336X16673765
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma11020317
dc.subject physical education en_US
dc.subject predisposing factors en_US
dc.subject perceived PE ability en_US
dc.subject perceived PE worth en_US
dc.subject qualitative en_US
dc.title Origins of perceived physical education ability and worth among English adolescents en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/1356336X16673765
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/ma11020317
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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