Physical Education Teachers as Leaders of Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs: A S.M.A.R.T. Approach

Awadhesh Kumar Shirotriya, Aaron Beighle

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The purpose of this article is to describe the multiple roles of a physical education teachers in a school setting for the promotion of physical activity via the use of the CSPAP framework. The roles are organized and presented using the acronym S.M.A.R.T. (Supervise, Motivate, Advocate, Research, and Teach). Strategies for physical educators to use in these roles in school-based physical activity promotion efforts will be provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-38
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2022

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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