Design and Implementation of Physical Education Class for Female High School Students Using the Promotion Strategies of Physical Activity
신체활동 증진 전략 기반 여고생 체력수업 설계 및 실행: 질적 연구 중심 혼합연구

Hyoung-Kil Kang, Gyu I-l Lee
2017 Hanguk cheyuk hakoeji  
The purpose of this study is to examine the SPARK program as a teaching tool in physical education classes to improve fitness levels of female high school students. This study used qualitative approach-focused mixed method, and ninety-six female high school students in P city participated in this study. Among the ninety-six female students, forty eight students participated in the SPARK program for two months, and the non-SPARK-based physical education classes were provided for the rest of 48
more » ... or the rest of 48 students. For quantitative data collection, the fitness levels of participants were measured using GT3X accelerometers and FitnessGram, For the qualitative data collection, observation, interview, and document analysis were conducted. Results showed that female high school students who participated in the SPARK program had the decreases of low intensity levels of physical activity and the increases of moderate to vigorous intensity levels of physical activity. In addition health-related fitness factors were improved as a result of the SPARK program. Female high school students in the SPARK program also experienced 'the meaning of bodily experienced exercise', 'physically active day', and 'the power to maintain exercise by themselves.' In the discussion section, theoretical and practical implications and future research suggestions are provided.
doi:10.23949/kjpe.2017. fatcat:c7t6dklaordwdo7mrvs7233xwe