Building Physical Education Knowledge and Understanding Through Vocabulary Activities
Department or Administrative Unit
Nutrition Exercise and Health Sciences
ords and terms like “follow-through,” “target heart rate,” “torque,” and “opposition” all have meaning and importance in physical education. Students in physical education need opportunities to learn specific content-area words like these to build their background knowledge, gain a greater understanding of movement concepts (fitness-, move- ment-, and skill-related), and develop movement quality.
Konukman, F., Pellett, H. H., & Pellett, T. L. (2010). Building Physical Education Knowledge and Understanding Through Vocabulary Activities. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 81(6), 49–52. https://doi.org/10.1080/07303084.2010.10598493
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance