Proposed Measurement of Sport Education (SE) Intervention on Students' Perceived Physical Literacy (PL) and Physical Activity (PA) Levels in University Required Physical Education (PE)
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AbstractINTRODUCTION: The concept of PL has been discussed after Whitehead (2001) inspiring scholars to investigate on how it impacts on every individual. The QPE Guidelines reinforced its importance on the education of students and the outcome of structured PE curriculum. However, there is no further supplement on the pedagogical model for PE teachers to develop students as physically literate individuals. In response to this situation, a teacher education institute organized workshops focusing on operationalize PL through SE in Hong Kong (Sum et al., 2016). University students are at the stage of early adulthood in the PL journey, required PE courses can provide the last structured PA for them to develop and establish their positive attitude towards PA. After that, future active lifestyle will be planned by their own. Therefore, this proposed presentation will suggest how to measure the effect of SE to their perceived PL and PA levels. The goals of SE have been suggested to contribute to the attributes of PL. By dividing teams and assigning roles, it could motivate students from team success (Wallhead et al., 2013). By amending rules, students are easier to develop movement competence and confidence. The quality of leadership can enhance the PL attribute of self-expression and communication with others through SE.
METHODS: The effect of perceived PL will be investigated by using randomized controlled trial from one of the university in HK which provides required PE lessons to their students. PE teachers will participate in a one-day continuing professional development workshop focusing on how to plan and teach SE curriculum. Scores from perceived PL will be recorded by a questionnaire by using Perceived Physical Literacy Instrument (PPLI) in baseline measurement (Sum et al., 2016). Estimated sample size of 400 participants will be recruited in the SE program and control group respectively. A random sub-sample of 100 participants will wear accelerometers (Actigraph GT3X+) to measure PA levels for at least 8 hours per day, in 7 consecutive days. Lesson will be videotaped and coded with System for Observing Fitness Instruction Time (SOFIT). Demographic information of participants such as age, gender, studying major and sports participating level and SES will also be investigated.
RESULTS: To compare with control group, the perceived PL and PA levels of intervention group is expected to increase more significantly. CONCLUSION: With the SE curriculum to develop students as physically literate individuals, they will be expected to participate in lifelong PA which is contributed to their long-term health. The intervention will explore the effect on perceived PL and PA levels which will establish the importance on PL development through SE curriculum in HK at tertiary level and extend to primary and secondary schools. This study will also help PE teachers to assess students’ self-perception on PL and PA levels which enhance student learning and teaching effectiveness by re-designing the PE curriculum.
Acceptance Date14/03/2018
All Author(s) ListChoi Siu Ming, Leung Fung Lin Elean, Sum Kim Wai Raymond, Yuen Pak Yan, Ng Siu Kuen Robert, Tang Tsz Ming, Ho Wai Keung Ray
Name of Conference23rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science
Start Date of Conference04/07/2018
End Date of Conference07/07/2018
Place of ConferenceDublin
Country/Region of ConferenceIreland
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom

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