AIESEP-Bham 2012 Position Statement: Sport (and Exercise) Pedagogy

Van Vuuren-Cassar, G. (2012) AIESEP-Bham 2012 Position Statement: Sport (and Exercise) Pedagogy. Report. Birmingham: University of Birmingham.

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‘Sport Pedagogy’ is an academic sub-discipline of the broader fields of Sport & Exercise Sciences, Kinesiology and Human Movement Studies (etc). Taking its place alongside established sub-disciplines such as exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology and sports biomechanics, sport pedagogy focuses on synthesising knowledge to inform the ‘pedagogical encounter’. The pedagogical encounter is defined as that precise moment where a teacher, coach or instructor seeks to support a learner in sport, physical activity or exercise settings. The learning needs of the target learner are paramount in the pedagogical encounter. Physical education teaching, sport coaching and exercise instruction are key professional sites that can be informed by sport pedagogy.
Which key questions were addressed?
(i) What is ‘Sport (& Exercise) Pedagogy’…or what could it be…and how does it articulate with its key intellectual communities?
(ii) How can Sport (& Exercise) Pedagogy be strengthened as a (sub) discipline at university level?
(iii) How can Sport (& Exercise) Pedagogy underpin the professionalism of teachers, coaches and other physical activity professionals?
(iv) What are the most pressing questions to be addressed by Sport (&Exercise) Pedagogy researchers over the next ten years?

Item Type: Report (Report)
Additional Information: Seiminar held from Thursday 29th March - Saturday 31st March 2012, University of Birmingham, UK.
Depositing User: Dr Gemma Van Vuuren-Cassar
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2014 17:03
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2014 17:03

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