Research Database

The Importance of Physical Education

A 14 page paper which discusses how physical education is an important part of our education system. The paper discusses how adults greatly benefit from physical activity, and that children and young adults can serve to benefit just as much, if not more, by being, and remaining, physically active. The paper also discusses changes that are taking place in the field of physical education and then presents a proposed research concerning the establishment of a physical education program that serves to benefit all types of students. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Multicultural Instruction/Health & PE

A 4 page research paper that discusses multicultural education, which is of the current trends that has had a tremendous impact on contemporary instruction and educational research. This exploration of this topic looks at the ways in which inclusion of multicultural education principles can benefit health and physical education instruction. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Adaptive Physical Education

The challenge of meeting the needs of differently abled students would certainly be a contributing factor in the motivation of becoming a teacher in adaptive physical education, as would the reward of seeing a child previously unable to participate in physical activities engaged in and enjoying sports, recreation and, or, dance. This 15 page paper examines the issues and implications of choosing to enter the field of adaptive physical education. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Continuing Education and Workplace Advancement

A 10 page paper supporting the thesis that increased education leads to increased advancement benefiting both employers and employees. This paper uses extensive library research to support this thesis, providing a number of examples of the way education impacts personal and professional growth. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Applying Educational Planning Principles in Physical Education

A 5 page paper discussing developing comprehensive physical education programs. Everyone associated with education is well aware of the struggles that public education has been facing for some time in meeting demands for greater educational results, greater accountability and overall enhanced performance. Physical education all too often is overlooked in this debate, although it also is important in setting a life-long mind set focused on health and well being. Eight planning elements - vision, standards, assessment, accountability, alignment with other district priorities, school environment, collaboration, and continuous improvement – can help districts develop and implement comprehensive physical education programs. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Global Warming Research Proposal

A 3 page paper. The essay introduces the topic of global warming and notes that this issue remains a topic of controversy, which the writer explains. Following this narrative about the topic, the writer reports the purpose for writing the paper, the reason for selecting this topic, the intended audience, the writer's position on the topic and the thesis statement. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Impact of the Renaissance Period on Physical Education:

This 5 page paper discusses the impact of the Renaissance period on physical education. Specifically, major renaissance happenings such as the black plague, the Spanish Inquisition, and the crusades are discussed in terms of their effect on physical education. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Physical Education: Standards, Cooperative Skills and Learning Theories

This is a 6 page tutorial paper discussing various issues in physical and health education in schools. New York and national standards, social and cooperative skills, and learning theories are applied to the discipline of physical education. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Growth And Evolution Of Physical Education

A 5 page paper that relates the origination of physical education in the United States. From this beginning, the writer discusses three events/trends that contributed to the growth of physical education training in schools: the Civil War, societal changes in the 1960s, the initiation of the President's Council on Fitness and the evolution of that council. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Physical Education & The Family

The sociology of the family is discussed in context of the physical education teacher's career. This 5 page paper explains the many reasons why coaches and physical education teachers need a clear understanding of different types of families. Gender issues are explored as well and practical application of the information is also discussed. Bibliography cites 3 sources.

Athlete Motivation and the Correlation between Motivation & Performance

One of the most difficult aspects of physical education is developing motivational tools for athletes, and educators have struggled to promote self- and group-directed motivational programming and assessments to improve the performance of student athletes. This 25 page paper considers the problem of motivation within the scope of physical education programming and provides an overview of the commonly applied motivational models. This study also provides some suggestions and recommendations for educators, and links motivation to performance in an effective discussion about competitive performance in team sports programs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Physical Education in the Elementary School Curriculum

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the first five chapters of a book entitled Physical Education for Elementary School Children by Pangrazi. The book highlights various aspects of physical education. No additional sources cited.

Counselors' Knowledge of AIDS/HIV-Related Issues

This 7 page thesis paper provides support for the education of counselors in HIV and AIDS related issues. Literature on the topic is reviewed and analyzed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

School Vouchers

In 7 pages the author discusses the school vouchers, one of the current topics in education and public policy. While incorporating the pros and cons, the author supports the thesis that school vouchers are not a good idea. FREE outline included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

'Physical Education Is Essential'

A 6 page paper discussing the necessity of physical education in the schools. Lack of funding is discussed. Also the benefits mentally, emotionally, and physically are detailed. The writer's primary purpose is to show that proper Physical education is beneficial for the children. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Special Education Overview

A 5 page research paper that discusses special education, which is a topic that covers a broad array of topics. This overview of special education looks a few of these topics, offering definitions and discussion of relevant issues. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

The History of Physical Education

This 5 page report discusses the history of physical education programs. Formalized fitness programs in the schools started in the 18th century in Germany and expanded to other European nations and the United States. In the United States, a classical scholar trained in theology, Charles Beck (1798-1866) Charles Follen (1795-1840) are thought of as two of the first American physical education teachers and were responsible for the creation of the first outdoor gymnasium for children and the first college gymnasium (at Harvard). Since that time, physical education and fitness have come to be understood as essential components in a well-rounded education and life. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

PE in New York City

A 5 page research paper that examines the topic of reform in regards to Physical Education programs being implemented in the state of New York. The writer examines the dire need for PE standards in NYC and then relates how such standards are improving PE throughout the state. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Modeling and Simulation

A 4 page paper discussing physical, process, procedural and situational simulations in education and providing activities illustrating each type. Topics include the structure of the DNA molecule; the process by which chlorine damages the ozone layer; the process of proving geometry theorems; and teen-oriented situational simulations. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Inclusion in Physical Education

5 pages in length. Inclusion is the fairly new philosophy of merging special and general education and placing all children with disabilities in general education settings. While inclusion has been around for nearly ten years, there still seem to be more questions than ever regarding the success of the theory of inclusion. This paper is focused on educators of physical education and inclusion programs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Physical Education / Effects on Children's Health

A 14 page research paper exploring studies regarding children's level of fitness, health status, and whether or not physical education exercise improves their health. Educational studies have been conducted on the effects of exercise and physical education since the 1950s, yet, despite the results of the studies, PE programs are historically reduced or eliminated as costs rise and budgets shrink. Is this practice in the best interest of the children? Is there evidence of sufficient gains to warrant a cry from the public to retain, and in fact, to improve physical education programs? The writer of this paper offers research suggesting this is exactly what should happen. Specific research studies are described with statistics regarding the health problems already showing up in children of all ages.

Urban Life in Chicago

This 4 page paper supports a thesis that there are certain elements of poor, urban life that are inextricable such as a bad education and deteriorating neighborhoods. The thesis is explored with the help of an article about changes in Chicago housing projects published in the Wall Street Journal. No additional sources cited.

Jazz Curriculum for Korea

A 25 page research paper that examines the topic of jazz education, and, specifically, jazz education in Korea. The writer discusses what jazz is; the nature of jazz education; the place and meaning of jazz in Korea; jazz education in the US (with specific descriptions of curricula); and jazz in Japan before concluding with recommendations and suggestions for jazz pedagogy and instruction. Bibliography lists 22 sources.

Adult ADD/ADHD & Impact on Education

A 20 page research paper that provides a literature review on the topic of adult ADD, with particular focus on how ADD affects the processes involved in adult education and degree completion. Topics include diagnosis, treatment, medication, and learning, as well as the impact of ADD on adult education and degree completion. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Temporary Workers and Mid-sized Corporations

A 40 page paper / model thesis that outlines the topic of the use and misuse of temporary workers is mid-sized corporations, and supports the thesis that temporary worker exploitation is not cost effective. Bibliography lists 23 sources.

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