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Values and Value Education in Physical Education

Concepts, Evidence and Implications
  • Rolf KretschmannEmail author
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Part of the Angewandte Forschung im Sport book series (AFIS)

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This chapter gives an overview of the available body of research in the field of values and Value Education in Physical Education (PE). After retrieving relevant publications via searching common databases, conceptual approaches, empirical evidence, and implications from the PE teacher’s perspective are outlined. Conceptual approaches include: Education through/via PE, Holistic Approaches, Comprehensive Approaches, Movement Cultures, Curricular Concepts, and Value of PE. Although empirical evidence is very limited, there is a trend towards a positive impact of PE on students’ values and moral development. Implications concern the following areas: question of “purposes”, “practical approaches”, Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) programs, and future research directions.

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  1. 1.DuisburgDeutschland

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