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Position Statement: Future Directions in PE Assessment

June 17 2020 The AIESEP specialist seminar ‘Future Directions in PE Assessment’ was held from October 18-20 2018, at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The seminar aimed to bring together leading scholars in the field to present and discuss ‘evidence-informed’ views on various topics around physical education assessment. It brought together

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Position announcement: United States Military Academy at West Point

The Department of Physical Education at West Point has a vacancy for an instructor of our Military Movement Course. Military Movement is an applied gymnastics course – basic tumbling, vaulting, trampoline, horizontal bar, vertical rope climbing, horizontal rope climbing, rock climbing, and Indoor Obstacle Course Test. A Master’s degree in Physical Education or related field

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BMC-EU at the Healthy & Active Children Congress in Italy

A group of researchers from the AIESEP family have lately been working on the BMC-EU project (Basic Motor Competencies in Europe; PIs: Erin Gerlach & Jeffrey Sallen [Potsdam, Germany], Christian Herrmann [Basel, Switzerland] & Claude Scheuer [Luxembourg]) in a network of 14 partners from eleven European countries. The network was mainly established during AIESEP conferences

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Award Announcement: AIESEP Developing Country Scholar

The Internationalization Committee of AIESEP would like to announce the award winner for the Conference at Adelphi University, NYC in June 2019: Luiza Lana Gonçalves, University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. On behalf of the AIESEP Board we would like to congratulate Luiza. We look forward to meeting her and hearing her presentation at

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10th International PE & Sports Teaching Congress (October 31-November 3, 2019)

The Physical Education Teachers Association of Turkey (TUBED) will sponsor the 10th International Physical Education and Sports Education Congress to be held on 31 October – 3 November 2019. The theme for the Congress is “Active and Happy Kids”. We look forward to meeting with researchers from different universities, scholars who are able to reflect

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6th International Game Sense Conference

The Game Sense teaching and coaching approach is a game-based and player-centered sport teaching pedagogy that foregrounds the development of “thinking players” (Australian Sports Commission 1996; den Duyn 1997). Unlike the Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) model, which involves a linear, six-step tactical- technical process (Bunker and Thorpe 1982; Thorpe, Bunker and Almond 1984), the

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Health and Physical Literacy Summit 2020

The inaugural Health and Physical Literacy Summit 2020 will take place at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham (Alabama) – The Wynfrey Hotel February 11-14, 2020 and we are now accepting program proposals! The proposal submission deadline is June 5th, 2019. To learn more, or to submit a proposal, visit www.asahperd.org Please share this information with your

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2019 Young Scholars (3): Colum Cronin

Colum Cronin is a Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Sport Coaching at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. He was nominated for the young scholar award by Professor Kathleen Armour who supervised Colum’s doctorate in education at the University of Birmingham, in 2016. Colum’s thesis was titled “Being a Youth Performance Coach: A Hermeneutical Phenomenological

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