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What is the condition of the field of Physical Education? How is it adapted to the rise of kinesiology, sport and exercise science and human movement studies over the last thirty years? This Handbook provides an authoritative critical overview of the field and identifies future challenges and directions. The Handbook is divided in to six sections: Perspectives and Paradigms in Physical Education Research; Cross-disciplinary Contributions to Research Philosophy; Learning in Physical Education; Teaching Styles and Inclusive Pedagogies; Physical Education Curriculum; and Difference and Diversity in Physical Education.

Sport Education: A View of the Research
Sport education: A view of the research
Introduction

Sport education is a model of curriculum and instruction, which attempts to incorporate many of the features of authentic sport in an effort to offer a culturally relevant and inclusive sport experience for children and youth. The purpose of this chapter is to present a review of empirical research and published professional work concerning the sport education curriculum model. Recent developments are included and suggestions for further research agendas/lines of inquiry are offered.

Brief Historical Perspective

The model of curriculum and instruction known as “sport education” was conceived by Daryl Siedentop in the United States. As the following will attest Siedentop's conception of sport learning and teaching has extended to many parts of the ...

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