Martinek, Thomas J.

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Perceived cognitive and affective growth among university students in a service learning class 2007 1717 "The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceived cognitive and affective growth among university students in a service learning class. In addition, the study also examined the perceived facilitators and the challenges and barriers to the s...
Fathers, Family and Physical Activity: A Study on African American Girls 2008 3432 The purpose of this study was to examine family structure, father involvement and physical activity participation among African American adolescent girls. 40 African American adolescent girls volunteered to complete demographic, father involvement an...
Efficiency of Teaching Biomechanical Motor Assessment via Video Observation and Verbal Feedback. 2008 2453 The purpose of this study was to test the efficiency of motor skill assessment that incorporates viewing video recordings of individuals performing motor skills. Cognitive assessment measures included static analysis, dynamic analysis, direction/angl...
Assessment of student engagement, physical activity levels, and body composition in third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade physical education classes 2009 4765 The purpose of this research study was to examine levels of physical activity participation in elementary-aged school children who participated in at least a weekly 40-minute physical education class. In doing so, the contribution of physical educati...
First to the finish line: the Tennessee State Tigerbelles 1944-1994 2009 5982 The purpose of this study was to examine the history and analyze the influence of the women’s track and field team at the historically black college, Tennessee State University located in Nashville, Tennessee. The study was divided into three major s...
Comparative analysis of the religious orientation and spiritual and character development of Christian student-athletes at a Christian university and a secular university: an exploratory study 2009 4578 Program evaluation is an essential part of the ongoing success of any organization. Program evaluations can be done for entire organizations or for any entity within that organization. Christian university athletic programs need to be evaluated frequ...
The effects of early clinical teaching experiences on pre-service teachers' self-efficacy 2011 1478 In-service teachers are often lack sufficient teaching experience (Block et al, 2010) which leads to being psychologically unprepared to confront many challenges in teaching. Providing ample experiences for Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)...
Descriptive study of TPSR values and life skills acquired in Project effort and through other sources and how they have guided former participants' lives 2011 5514 The social and educational problems of underserved children and youth have become more apparent during the past decades in the United States. The youth development field has emerged as one of the most promising responses to challenges that underserve...
An evaluation of an after-school soccer program for at-risk sixth grade boys using the TPSR model 2013 1526 The Soccer Coaching Club program utilized the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model in an after-school soccer program for sixth grade boys between 11 and 12 in a local middle school. Soccer, as the featured physical activity, provi...
Perceptions of a youth leadership program's impact on resiliency 2015 1245 Youth development programming continues to emerge as a promising way to alter the challenging route that adolescence considered at-risk encounter (Benson et. al., 2006; Hellison, 2011). The Youth Leader Corps (YLC) is one example of a cross-age, afte...
The development of a tool to measure perceptions of physical education teaching behaviors found in secondary schools 1983 191 The purpose of this study was to determine the reliability and validity of an instrument for gathering perceptions of physical education teaching behaviors. A subsequent purpose was to describe differences of perceptions of teaching behaviors of teac...
Collegiate consumers of physical education 1986 39 The study developed a viable model for analyzing the nature and predicting the course selection and longitudinal course consumption by collegiate consumers of physical education. The study included a literature search about general university physica...
The assessment of dance movement satisfaction of elementary age children participating in a creative dance instructional program 1988 31 The purpose of this study was to develop a dance movement satisfaction scale to measure the effect of a creative dance program on dance satisfaction in second and fourth grade students. Two phases were established; the first was to assess the validit...
Four middle school physical education teachers' experiences during a collaborative action research staff development project 1989 33 The purpose of this study was to describe four middle school physical education teachers' self-reported experiences during collaborative action research staff development projects. Specifically, the research explored 1) the teachers' self-reported pe...
A description of the causal attributions made to perceived teaching behavior across three elementary physical education contexts 1990 63 The purpose of this study was to investigate student perception and attribution patterns of teacher behavior for high-, average-, and low expectancy groups across three instructional contexts during elementary school physical education instruction. T...
Effects of teaching control theory and reality therapy as an approach to reducing disruptive behaviors in middle school physical education 1995 40 The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of Dr. William Glasser's control theory and reality therapy as an approach to reducing disruptive behaviors in middle school physical education. Two classes of seventh graders were selected to parti...
Causal attributions and task persistence of learned-helpless and mastery-oriented sixth graders in math, physical education, and reading 1994 33 The purpose of this Investigation was to document the existence and study the globalness of the learned-helpless phenomenon among sixth graders. Students were Identified as learned helpless or mastery oriented based on their scores on a modified form...
The occupational socialization of Korean secondary school physical education teachers 1993 20 The purpose of this study was to investigate the occupational socialization of Korean secondary school physical education teachers. Specifically, teachers' role performances in schools, their teaching perspectives, their satisfaction with the profess...
An investigation into teaching games for understanding 1995 41 The purpose of this study was to test the validity of the games for understanding (GFU) model by comparing it to a technique approach to instruction and to a control group. The technique method focused primarily on skill instruction where the skill t...