Dr Trish Jackman (Pt1) | Flow | Optimal Experiences | Clutch States | Running

https://paresearcher.podbean.com/e/jackman/ This episode with Dr Trish Jackman is focused on flow in sport, exercise and physical activity. What do we know about these highly rewarding experiences? What are the current trends and challenges in the research on flow? Might flow be experienced differently in different types of sport and exercise? And how does flow relateContinue reading “Dr Trish Jackman (Pt1) | Flow | Optimal Experiences | Clutch States | Running”

Greg Dryer (Pt2) | Physical Education | Critical Pedagogy | miMove App

https://paresearcher.podbean.com/e/dryer2/ The second part of our discussion with Greg Dryer explores to the role of using apps and other ways of measuring our physical activity and how they might shape how we think and feel about movement, or even how we find meaning in it. We explore Greg’s project of developing and launching the miMoveContinue reading “Greg Dryer (Pt2) | Physical Education | Critical Pedagogy | miMove App”

Greg Dryer (Pt1) | Physical Education | Critical Pedagogy | Fun | Positive Youth Development

https://paresearcher.podbean.com/e/dryer/ Is fun a necessary part of good physical education? Or are there other, more profound experiences that might be more important for young people? Our discussion with Greg Dryer explores meaning and value of physical education in young people’s lives, what we know about meaningful experiences, and what might be ways that we canContinue reading “Greg Dryer (Pt1) | Physical Education | Critical Pedagogy | Fun | Positive Youth Development”

Drs ‪Déirdre Ní Chróinín‬ and Tim Fletcher (Pt2) | Meaningful PE | PE Teacher Education | Youth Sport | LAMPE project

https://paresearcher.podbean.com/e/meaningfulpe2/ All physical education teachers most likely aim to facilitate meaningful movement experiences. But when asked how they do that, it is not so easy. After all, meaning and meaningfulness are elusive concepts and we cannot assume that what is meaningful for one participant is meaningful in a similar way for another participant. So, givenContinue reading “Drs ‪Déirdre Ní Chróinín‬ and Tim Fletcher (Pt2) | Meaningful PE | PE Teacher Education | Youth Sport | LAMPE project”

Threats to meaningfulness in sport

No discussion about sport as a meaningful activity would be complete without considerations of the threats to that meaningfulness. We know that many youth athletes drop out or decide to quit. Some studies, mine included, have described how professional athletes consider sport merely a job and just “play the role of the athlete” without buyingContinue reading “Threats to meaningfulness in sport”