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American-British Sporting Rivalries and the Making of the Global Sports Industry
This article examines a key aspect of American sports history within a transnational context.
An Analysis of the Medical Costs of Obesity for Fifth Graders in California and Texas
This article uses data from FitnessGram® and previous studies to estimate the lifetime economic impact of childhood obesity for a single age cohort in the two most populous states: California and Texas.
Bayesian Prior Choice in IRT Estimation Using MCMC and Variational Bayes
This study investigates the impact of three prior distributions: matched, standard vague, and hierarchical in Bayesian estimation parameter recovery in two and one parameter models.
“Being Wholly Muslim and Wholly American”: Exploring One Islamic School’s Efforts to Educate Against Extremism
This article reports findings from a qualitative case study of an Islamic school in the United States that counters religious extremism through the promotion and development of an American Muslim identity in its students, an ideology that advances the idea that an individual can be wholly American and wholly Muslim without any incongruity.
Better Health-Related Fitness in Youth: Implications for Public Health Guidelines
This article discusses the upcoming 2018 update to public health physical activity guidelines.
Book Review: Engaging Students Through Social Media: Evidence-Based Practices for Use in Student Affairs
Book review of "Engaging Students Through Social Media: Evidence-Based Practices for Use in Student Affairs" by Reynol Junco.
Book Review: Transformation in Teaching: Social Media Strategies in Higher Education
Book review of "Transformation in Teaching: Social Media Strategies in Higher Education" by C. Cheal, J. Coughlin, & S. Moore.
Book Review: Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, and More.
Book review of "Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, and More" by K. Kyeong-Ju Seo.
Changes in Endothelial Markers during a Summer Ultra-Endurance Road Cycling Event in the Heat
This article assesses the impact of completing a 164 km road cycling event performed in a hot environment (Wichita Falls, Texas in August), on endothelial biomarkers and resultant risk of blood clots in men and women.
Changes of Children's Motivation in Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Longitudinal Perspective
This article attempts to examine the relationship between changes of children's motivation to changes in children's intention for future participation in physical education and physical activity over an academic year, guided by the expectancy-value model.
Child Care Experiences Among Dual Language Learners in the United States: Analyses of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study--Birth Cohort
This article uses nationally representative data from the Early Chlidhood Longitudinal Study--Birth Cohort used to examine child care experiences with repreated cross-sectional analysis at 9, 24, and 52 months for dual language learner and non-dual language learner children.
Children's physical activity levels and psychological correlates in interactive dance versus aerobic dance
This article compares children's physical activity levels, self-efficacy, and enjoyment when experiencing dance-exergaming and aerobic dance in physical education.
Coherent district reform: A case study of two California school districts
This article argues that whole district reform is possible in ways that increased student achievement results on standardized tests across two districts.
Democratic Twittering: Microblogging for a More Participatory Social Studies
This article uses the example of the Arab Spring to discuss how new media lowers barriers so that more voices may be heard.
Differential Growth Trajectories for Achievement Among Children Retained in First Grade: A Growth Mixture Model
Article discussing a growth mixture model and differential growth trajectories for achievement among children retained in first grade.
Efectos de la violencia de pareja en mujeres migrantes
This article analyzes the relationship between partner violence, depression and maternal self-efficacy in migrant women.
The Efficacy of Common Fit Indices for Enumerating Classes in Growth Mixture Models When Nested Data Structure is Ignored: A Monte Carlo Study
This article investigates whether the correct number of classes can still be retrieved when a higher level of nesting in multilevel growth mixture model (MGMM) is ignored.
The Enlightenment Meets Twitter: Using Social Media in the Social Studies Classroom
This article explains how social studies educators can, and have, used the microblogging service Twitter.
Ethical Leadership: A Texas School District's Efforts Toward Cultural Proficiency
This article discusses the use of cultural competency training at a Texas school district to bring about openness in talking about issues of diversity.
Exceptional Friction Mitigation via Subsurface Plastic Shear in Defective Nanocrystalline Ceramics
This article reports that atomic layer deposition {0002}-textured ZnO films, with nanocolumnar grains and defective sub-stoichiometric structure, exhibit nanocrystalline plasticity and exceptionally low sliding friction and wear.
The Extent of Autism Knowledge of Novice Alternatively Certified Special Education Teachers in Texas
This article assesses the knowledge of novice alternative certification teachers in the area of autism intervention.
Fighting Fat: How Do Fat Stereotypes Influence Beliefs About Physical Education
Article discussing a study on how fat stereotypes influence beliefs about physical education.
Hispanic physicians' tobacco intervention practices: a cross-sectional survey study
Article discussing a cross-sectional survey study of Hispanic physicians' tobacco intervention practices.
Ignorance or Indifference? Seeking Excellence and Equity for Under-Represented Students of Color in Gifted Education
This article discusses data on under-representation of students of color in gifted education programs in the U.S., along with contributing factors and recommendations.
The Impact of Ignoring a Level of Nesting Structure in Multilevel Mixture Model: A Monte Carlo Study
This article uses simulation studies to examine the impact of ignoring a higher nesting structure in multilevel mixture models.
Learning in 140 Characters: English Teachers’ Educational Uses of Twitter
This article describes results from a survey of 109 English teachers describing their frequent and versatile uses of Twitter.
Longitudinal trajectories of physical activity in women using latent class growth analysis: The WIN Study
This article discusses a study to examine the longitudinal trajectories in objectively measured physical activity (PA), to identify unknown (i.e., latent) subgroups with distinct trajectories, and to examine the correlates of latent subgroups among community dwelling women.
Meeting USDHHS Physical Activity Guidelines and Health Outcomes
This article discusses relating health markers (blood pressure, percent fat, BMI, blood glucose, cholesterol, and cardiorespiratory fitness) to verify the dose response for physical activity guidelines revision.
(Mis)Understanding Islam in a Suburban Texas School District
This article reports a Texas suburban school district's efforts to promote cultural proficiency after leadership trainings.
Naming Her World: A Freirean Analysis of a Young Woman with Asperger Syndrome's Post-High-School Experience
This article seeks to better understand to what extent the Individual Education Plan (IEP) adequately prepared one girl for major life transitions following high-school graduation.
Oral Supplementation with Baker's Yeast Beta Glucan Is Associated with Altered Monocytes, T Cells and Cytokines following a Bout of Strenuous Exercise
This article discusses a study to determine if 10 days of oral supplementation with Baker's yeast beta glucan (BYBG) could modify previously observed suppression of monocytes, T cells, circulating and whole blood LPS-stimulated cytokines due to strenuous exercise.
Participatory Learning Through Social Media: How and Why Social Studies Educators Use Twitter
This article draws on Deweyan conceptions of participatory learning and citizenship aims of the field as lenses through which to consider social media activities.
Perceptions of Youth Obesity Among Physical Educators
This article discusses perceptions of youth obesity among physical educators.
Physique Attitudes and Self-Presentational Concerns: Exploratory Interviews with Female Group Aerobic Exercisers and Instructors
Article discussing physique attitudes and self-presentational concerns and exploratory interviews with female group aerobic exercisers and instructors.
Platforms, Purpose, and Pedagogy: Reclaiming Context and Resisting Technopoly with Participatory Media
This article examines the work of media theorist and cultural critic Neil Postman in the wake of participatory media.
Prevalence of Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating Behaviors Among Male Collegiate Athletes
This article discusses the prevalence of eating disorders and disordered eating behaviors among male collegiate athletes.
Reduced Inflammatory and muscle damage biomarkers following oral supplementation with bioavailable curcumin
This article seeks to determine the effects of oral curcumin supplementation on muscle and activities of daily living soreness, creatine kinase, and inflammatory cytokines following exercise-induced muscle damage.
Relación entre violencia de pareja y estrés parental en población mexicana
This article explores the relationship between intimate Domestic Violence and Parental Stress in Mexican women.
"Remixing" Current Events: Navigating the Transmedia Terrain with Fifth Graders
This article discusses two democratic media literacy skills that teachers can model and teach to help students as 21st century citizens.
Response to Intervention: Perspectives of General and Special Education Professionals
This article describes implications for school leadership and the need for preservice and continuing professional development concerning all aspects of response to intervention (RTI).
Self-Objectification Among Physically Active Women
This article discusses self-objectification among physically active women.
A Survey of U.S. Olympic Coaches: Variables Perceived to Have Influenced Athlete Performances and Coach Effectiveness
This article discusses research on variables perceived to have influenced athlete performances and coach effectiveness.
Teacher Efficacy as a Multigroup Model Using Latent Class Analysis
This article used Latent Class Analysis (LCA) to find that mathematics efficacy groups of preservice teachers vary based on where they were in their academic program.
Teacher Evaluation in the Special Education Setting: Voices from the Field
This article uses a qualitative, multi-case study research design to gain insight into the perceptions and experiences of special education teachers and administrators.
Tensions and Transformations: Using an Ethical Framework to Teach a Course on Disability Law to Future Educational Leaders
This article explores the authors' experience using an ethical framework to teach a course on disability law to graduate level education students.
Tidal Wave II, Community Colleges, and Student Financial Aid
Article examining the impact of "Tidal Wave II" (a bulge of high school graduates wanting access to higher education) on public community colleges for the five-year period from 2000-2001 to 2005-2006.
"Together We Are Better": Professional Learning Networks for Teachers
This article reports the findings of a qualitative study that investigated professional learning network experiences through the analysis of survey data from 732 P-12 teachers.
Transforming Educational Leadership Preparation: Starting with Ourselves
This article describes a duoethnography of two faculty members working in different leadership programs to reveal how their understanding of diversity and social justice has been formed over the course of their lives.
Validation of the Physical Education Teacher's Efficacy for Standards-Based Instruction (ESBI) Scale
This article studies the validity and reliability of the Efficacy for Standards-Based Instruction (ESBI) scale, developed by the current investigators, and to compare the ESBI with two other self-efficacy scales that had been used in physical education.
Videoconferencing for Global Citizenship Education: Wise Practices for Social Studies Educators
This article reviews literature on videoconferencing for global citizenship education and analyzes those efforts towards cosmopolitan citizenship.