Physical Education and Pedagogy contributes critical and innovative insights into physical education and pedagogy. We encourage contributions addressing core problems in physical education and pedagogy related to learners experiences, issues of social inclusion and equity and policy and practice.
Physical Education and Pedagogy seeks to provide a forum for high-quality research which contributes critical and innovative insights into physical education and pedagogy. The specialty section is committed to addressing contemporary educational issues and practices across a broad range of health, sport and physical cultural contexts. The specialty section considers paper which investigates how pedagogical practices in these educational sites are shaped by broader political, economic, socio-cultural, discursive, affective, material and technological dimensions.
Education and pedagogy is interpreted in a broad sense to include the intersection between formal institutional learning and informal learning. This includes, but not limited to, contexts and practices such as schooling/education, families, coaching, sport and leisure clubs and a broad range of physical practices and activities such as dance, martial arts, fitness. We welcome papers which focus on the educative forces of media, communities, technological and other social sites.
We welcome papers from different social science disciplines and methodological approaches, including interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary research. We encourage contributions addressing to core problems in physical education and pedagogy related to learners experiences, issues of social inclusion and equity and policy and practice. The specialty section has a strong commitment to developing public pedagogies and knowledge in the interests of critical public intervention.
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Physical Education and Pedagogy welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Core Concept, Correction, General Commentary, Methods, Mini Review, New Discovery, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Policy and Practice Reviews, Policy Brief, Review and Specialty Grand Challenge.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Physical Education and Pedagogy, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
Articles published in the section Physical Education and Pedagogy will benefit from the Frontiers impact and tiering system after online publication. Authors of published original research with the highest impact, as judged democratically by the readers, will be invited by the Chief Editor to write a Frontiers Focused Review - a tier-climbing article. This is referred to as "democratic tiering". The author selection is based on article impact analytics of original research published in all Frontiers specialty journals and sections. Focused Reviews are centered on the original discovery, place it into a broader context, and aim to address the wider community across all of Sports and Active Living.
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