Who Is Having Fun in Physical Education Classes? Experiences of Sixth-Grade Students in Elementary and Middle Schools

Portman, Penelope A.
July 1995
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Jul1995, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p445
Academic Journal
This article examines the question of enjoyment, or lack thereof, of sixth grade students in physical education classes. The article examines whether student ability levels play a role in their self-perceptions of skill and enjoyment in various gym class activities. The study seeks to address an area of research that is neglected, namely low performing students and the reasons for their lack of achievement.


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