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We discuss research, theory and current issues in the fields of health and physical education in an easy to understand way. Our aim is to make research accessible to educators and university students from all over the globe.
68 Episodes
This episode w/ Dr. Brian Culp (@CulturNmotion) discusses his commemorative Delphine Hanna lecture at NAKHE. We cover immigration, Foucault, race, neoliberalism, and PETE education... a lot of topics and a great conversation!Dr. Culp's website can be found at www.culturenmotion.comCulp, B. (2017). Illegitimate Bodies in Legitimate Times: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Movement. Quest, 69(2), 143-156.
This is a continuation of episode 57 where we discussed Dr. Harrison's work but move more to a conversation about Dr. Harrison's and Dr. Clark's research on race and ethnicity. We also talk about how to speak about race in a PETE program. Dr. Langston Clark (@LangstonDClark)  More information on Dr. Harrison: Langston Clark:
57: Dr. Louis Harrison

57: Dr. Louis Harrison


A man who needs no other title than his name! A legend in our field and an amazing scholar on issues of race and ethnicity in sport and PE. I am joined by Dr. Langston Clark (@LangstonDClark) where we interview Dr. Harrison as he provides a narrative of his path to full professor at UT Austin and provides advice to young scholars in addition to sharing his research. Episode 58 is a continuation of this conversation and discusses more of Dr. Harrison's research on race and ethnicity and will be out next week. More information on Dr. Harrison: Langston Clark:
This episode looks back at 15yrs of Shape of the Nation reports and examines PE policy in each of the 50 US states. Dr. Brian Dauenhauer (@BrianDauenhauer) discusses how, by examining the last 15yrs of reporting by states we can get an understanding of the developments of PE and how they align/don't align with national recommendations. It's time for some grass roots work! Check out UNC Active Schools at: Dauenhauer B, Keating X, Stoepker P, Knipe R. State physical education policy changes from 2001 to 2016. J SchHealth. 2019; 89: 485-493. DOI: 10.1111/josh.12757
I break down the season by category in brief. I suggest you check out this google doc below that compartmentalizes our episodes by category. will be back in Late August with Year 2!
A discussion about social media use & teacher professional learning communities with Dr. Vicky Goodyear. Dr. Goodyear is at the University of Birmingham UK and conducts research with young people and the uses of technology and the impact of social media among other topics. The full citation of the article is: Goodyear, V. A., Parker, M., & Casey, A. (2019). Social media and teacher professional learning communities. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 1-13.Twitter: @VGoodyearWebsite:
This podcast talks to a legendary scholar in our field, Steve Silverman, who is retiring from Teachers College-Columbia University to take a position as Dean of the College of Education at Florida Atlantic University. Steve talks about his career from wanting to be a PE teacher in Philadelphia City Public Schools to studying under Larry Locke, and working at four different R-1 Universities over his career, his role in AERA, as well as his career transition. There are some great pieces of advice for young scholars in there as well. 
This episode explains how 4 PETE professor navigate race discourse in PETE classes and how to address issues of social justice and race when all of us identify as White. Jen Walton-Fisette (@JWalton_Fisette) who has presented and published extensively on issues of social justice and how it is being taught in PETE programs sits down with me (@ristomarttinen), Kevin Richards (@KARRichards14) and Erin Centeio (@ecenteio) to share some thoughts and open up a dialogue. 
We discuss an article compiled to address the future of PE research and how the authors argue it should take a social justice perspective. In the podcast with me are Jen Walton Fissette (@Jwalton_Fisette), Erin Centeio (@ecenteio) and Kevin Richards (@KARRichards14). The article is a part of a series published in RQES that looks forward and plots out the future research questions in our field.Full Cite for article: Jennifer L. Walton-Fisette, K. Andrew R. Richards, Erin E. Centeio, Todd R. Pennington & Tim Hopper (2019): Exploring Future Research in Physical Education: Espousing a Social Justice Perspective, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, DOI: 10.1080/02701367.2019.1615606
Dr. Anthony Maher (@Ajmaher5) discusses teaching non-normative bodies, adapted physical education, and the ethics of simulating a disability in HPETE/PETE teacher education programs. Dr Anthony Maher (@Ajmaher5) is a Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Youth Sport. He is a member of Department of Sport and Physical Activity’s Research Committee and conveyor of the policy and pedagogy strand of Social Science of Sport and Physical Activity research group. Previously, Anthony was Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for Physical Education at Leeds Beckett University. Anthony has also held the positions of Lecturer in Sport Studies at University of Central Lancashire, and Associate Lecturer in Sport Studies at Edge Hill University.Anthony has a PhD Sociology of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Physical Education (University of Central Lancashire), MSc Sociology of Sport and Exercise (University of Chester), PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (University of Central Lancashire), PG Cert Business and Management Research Methods (University of Central Lancashire), and BA (Hons.) Sport Development with Physical Education (Liverpool John Moores University).Full Cite to paper: Maher, A. J., Williams, D., & Sparkes, A. C. (2019). Teaching non-normative bodies: simulating visual impairments as embodied pedagogy in action. Sport, Education and Society, 1-13.
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