Research Article Summary/Review (5)
Research Articles are obtained from professional journals within the subject areas related to physical education, physical activity, fitness, and sports. For instance, you might find relevant articles in The Sport Journal, Sport and Athletic Management, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, Journal of Sport Management, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Health and Fitness Journal, Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (JOPERD),Journal of Sports and Social Issues, The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Sports, Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, Palaestra Journal, STRATEGIES Journal, Exceptional Children Journal, and Teaching Exceptional Children.
CHOOSE AN ARTICLE ADDRESSING A COACHING STRATEGY, TEACHING STRATEGY, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, FITNESS, OR A TOPIC RELATED TO A CHAPTER IN YOUR TEXT.
Ø An article can be dated from December 2005 to the present. Please submit a copy of the article with your summary.
Ø The abstract is always done in your own words, referred to as “paraphrasing”.
Ø The reflection is your reaction to what the author has stated, along with reasons for your opinion. THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT PART OF YOUR SUMMARY AS IT GIVES YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO REFLECT.
Ø The reference information should be APA style (example below):
Author(s) Last Name, First Initial (Year and Month of Publication). Title of Article. Name of
Journal, Volume Number, Page(s) of Article.
Brown, M., Doe, J. & Smith, D. (2010, December). Toward a more dynamic special physical
education program. JOPERD, 23, 124-126.
1. Maximum of 2 pages in length, APA style of writing, 12 font size and double spaced.
2. Relevant and current article properly documented
a. Purpose of the research article
b. Summary/Methods/Procedures – Important points about the research article
c. Results/Conclusions of the research article
d. Personal Reflection