Luis García-González

Luis García-González
University of Zaragoza | UNIZAR · Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences of Huesca

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50 free online copies at this link: https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/jpywqQiY7Ix8thWExtYZ/full?target=10.1080/17408989.2019.1592145 Background: A distinction is made in Achievement Goal Theory (AGT) between task-oriented (i.e., effort, intra-individual progress, and self-comparison) and ego-oriented (i.e., inter-individual progress and normativ...
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The aim was to examine the effects of a multicomponent school-based intervention on psychological correlates of physical activity (PA) in physical education (PE) and leisure-time PA settings. Two hundred and ten students (M = 13.06 ± 0.61) were assigned either to a control or an experimental school. Curricular and extracurricular PA actions were de...
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Purpose : Grounded in self-determination theory, this study examined gender latent mean differences in students’ perceptions of externally and internally controlling teaching behaviors, basic psychological need frustration, controlled motivation, amotivation, and oppositional defiance in the physical education context. Moreover, it analyzed the dif...
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Grounded in self-determination theory (SDT), perceived task variety has been related to motivational outcomes and physical activity-related behaviors in exercise settings. However, no studies have examined the role of perceived task variety in Physical Education (PE) from an SDT perspective. This cross-sectional study aspires to expand the role of...
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Grounded in self-determination theory, this study aimed to qualitatively examine women’s perception of a set of motivational and affective consequences during and immediately after a physical activity intervention. In total, 11 disadvantaged adult women participated in this 20-month intervention. A total of 102 physical activity sessions based on n...
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Coaches’ motivating style plays a key role in athletes’ motivational outcomes. However, limited research has explored the effects of athletes’ perceptions of coaches’ need-supportive and controlling styles on the bright and dark motivational pathways in the sport setting, and particularly in young water polo players, where one out of two players dr...
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Disadvantaged populations usually adopt risk behaviours, resulting in obesity and mental health-related disorders. Grounded in the socioecological model and self-determination theory, the aims were firstly to describe and implement a two-year multiple health behaviour change intervention, and secondly, to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the...
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Resumen. La implementación por parte del entrenador de modelos pedagógicos centrados en la comprensión se ha asociado a una mejora del proceso motivacional de los deportistas. Sin embargo, existe un limitado número de estudios que hayan comparado diferentes modelos pedagógicos en variables motivacionales en deportistas en formación. Bajo el sustent...
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Resumen. La Covid-19 ha provocado que el profesorado de Educación Física (EF), haya tenido que realizar adaptaciones en sus clases para garantizar su salud y la del alumnado. Por ello, el objetivo del estudio fue conocer la percepción del profesorado de EF sobre los cambios provocados por la Covid-19 en la enseñanza presencial de la EF. Participaro...
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Introducción Las personas adultas de poblaciones desfavorecidas tienden a reportar menores niveles de actividad física (AF) durante su tiempo libre, aumentando la prevalencia de obesidad, diabetes o depresión (Craike et al., 2019). Sin embargo, a pesar de la necesidad de promocionar estilos de vida activos entre poblaciones desfavorecidas, la evide...
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Trabajar la psicomotricidad desde edades tempranas en Educación Infantil puede tener una gran importancia ya que contribuye al desarrollo integral de los niños y las niñas, incluyendo la educación emocional. El objetivo del presente artículo fue diseñar, implementar y evaluar un programa de sesiones basadas en la danza creación en un aula de educac...
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Background: Consistent with self-determination theory (SDT), teachers may differ in the motivating style used to motivate students in physical education (PE). When relying on need-supportive behaviors, teachers attempt to provide students with opportunities for choices and initiative (autonomy support), valuable information and feedback (competence...
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Purpose: Grounded in social ecological model and self-determination theory, the aim of this study was to qualitatively evaluate the first and second year follow-ups of a community-based healthy lifestyle programme on health-related behaviors, and outcomes in disadvantaged adult women. Methods: Eleven disadvantaged adult women (M = 37.72; SD = 8.34)...
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Puede descargar gratuitamente el capítulo, así como el libro completo en el siguiente enlace: https://doi.org/10.26754/uz.978-84-18321-22-1 You can download the chapter for free, as well as the complete book (in Spanish) at the following link: https://doi.org/10.26754/uz.978-84-18321-22-1
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En este capítulo abordaremos se aborda qué climas motivacionales se pueden desarrollar durante las clases de Educación Física desde la teoría de las metas de logro (Ames, 1992; Nicholls, 1989) para obtener consecuencias positivas de índole afectivo, cognitivo y comportamental. Asimismo, se detallan propuestas y ejemplos que ayuden a los docentes a...
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Todos los docentes de Educación Física han evidenciado cómo las destrezas docentes (información inicial, feedback, organización y control del grupo y la distribución del tiempo de práctica) son interdependientes entre sí, determinando el carácter multidimensional de la intervención docente. En este capítulo, se analizará la influencia de cada destr...
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La enseñanza de la Educación Física y el deporte en estudiantes de Educación Superior exige una docencia presencial. Sin embargo, con la llegada de la Covid-19, la docencia universitaria en el curso 2020-2021 es semipresencial en algunas universidades españolas. Por ello, esta experiencia de innovación docente plantea el uso de la plataforma LINCE...
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RESUMEN El profesorado de Educación Física puede ser un agente clave en la consecución por parte del alumnado de un estilo de vida más activo. Para ello, es preciso que implemente un estilo docente que optimice el proceso motivacional de los estudiantes. Par tal fin, la teoría de la autodeterminación, sugiere que el profesorado puede establecer est...
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El profesorado de Educación Secundaria no dispone de espacios temporale para crear un clima de trabajo cálido con los compañeros de trabajo. En consecuencia, los programas de actividad física entre el profesorado de un centro, puede ser una herramienta adecuada para lograr relaciones interpersonales de mayor calidad. El objetivo del estudio fue eva...
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he coach is one of the most influential agents in the sport commitment of youth players. Grounded in self-determination theory (SDT), numerous studies have examined the influence of the coach’s autonomy-supportive behaviours on athletes’ motivation. However, fewer studies have examined the influence of the coach’s controlling behaviours. The aim of...
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Based on Farber’s burnout proposal, the first aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the short version of the Burnout Clinical Subtype Questionnaire (BCSQ-12) in secondary school teachers. The second aim of the study was to examine possible differences in the burnout subtypes in terms of gender, type of school, and teaching...
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The relationship between both coaches’ need-supportive and controlling behaviors and different athletes’ motivational outcomes has been previously examined. However, little is known about the coexistence of coaches’ need-supportive and controlling behaviors in the sports context and even less, about what coach’s motivating style configuration may y...
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Following self-determination theory, the objective of this study was to analyse whether pupils’ perception of support to basic psychological needs (autonomy, competence and relatedness) and teachers’ controlling style (internal and external) predict pupils’ experience in physical education classes. A total of 942 Compulsory Secondary Education (CSE...
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Novelty satisfaction has recently been associated with positive outcomes in physical education (PE) lessons. Grounded in self-determination theory, this study aimed to examine the relationships between need-supportive teaching behaviours in PE and students’ satisfaction of basic psychological needs (BPNs), novelty satisfaction, and intention to be...
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Grounded in self-determination theory, this study examines the effects of a leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) intervention with work colleagues on work-related outcomes of relatedness satisfaction, engagement factors, satisfaction, and burnout subtypes. Fifty-seven teachers (Mage = 46.81 ± 7.90), from two secondary schools randomized as an expe...
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There are no validated instruments to date that have examined the students' perceptions of externally and internally controlling teaching practices in physical education (PE). Grounded in self-determination theory, the objective of this research was to provide validity and reliability evidence of the Controlling Teaching Scale for Physical Educatio...
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Esta guía va dirigida, especialmente, a todos los profesionales comunitarios en ámbito sanitario, educativo y social. A través de esta guía, puede conocer estrategias implementadas que han resultado efectivas para trabajar la promoción de comportamientos relacionados con la salud, concretamente de actividad física y alimentación saludable, con la c...
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Grounded in self-determination theory, this pre-experimental study analyzed the effects of a hybrid teaching games for understanding/sport education (TGfU/SE) volleyball teaching unit on students’ motivational outcomes, using a mixed-method approach. It also examined whether the intervention was equally effective for boys and girls. Participants we...
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Despite the benefits of adopting a healthy lifestyle, a large percentage of young people do not meet the established recommendations for these health-related behaviors. Developing multiple health behavior interventions are, therefore, required. Although school has been considered an ideal setting to promote healthy lifestyles in children and adoles...
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Grounded in Self-Determination Theory (SDT), this study aims to examine whether the effects of a hybrid Sport Education (SE)/Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) a volleyball teaching unit were equally effective on a set of SDT-related variables according to students’ initial motivations. A pre-experimental pre-/post-test design without a contro...
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ESTA ES UNA VISTA PREVIA DEL LIBRO. PARA ACCESO COMPLETO: https://puz.unizar.es/2360-accion-docente-en-educacion-fisica-y-actividades-fisico-deportivas-teoria-basada-en-evidencias-cientificas.html En el presente libro, destinado a profesionales de la Educación Física y de las actividades físico-deportivas, se abordan distintas temáticas relacionad...
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RESUMEN El objetivo de este estudio fue determinar, en una muestra de adolescentes, el tiempo diario de uso de la televisión (TV), el ordenador, los videojuegos y el teléfono móvil, así como el cumplimiento de las recomendaciones de tiempo de uso de dichos medios tecnológicos de pantalla (MTP), en función del curso académico (i.e., desde 1º de Educ...
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The aim of this study was to describe the usual mode of commuting to and from school in adolescents of Huesca and its association with gender and academic year. A total of 1,709 adolescents (Mage=14.20; DT=1.56; 51.7% girls) from 1st-year of middle school [Spanish acronym, ESO] to 1st-year high school) participated in this study. A questionnaire of...
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The research objective was to know the mean daily usage time of screen-based devices (Television [TV], computer, video games, and mobile phone), as well as compliance with screen time recommendations for these devices. Likewise, the differences in the four electronic devices were examined according to gender and type of day (i.e., weekdays and week...
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La inactividad física junto con otros comportamientos de riesgo son algunas causas del preocupante estado de salud que prevalece en las poblaciones desfavorecidas, especialmente en aquellos sujetos de etnia gitana. Las mujeres gitanas, debido a la adopción de comportamientos de riesgo, tienden a sufrir obesidad, enfermedades cardiovasculares y resp...
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Using the Multicontext Stressors Scale (MSS), this study investigates which factorial structure should be used to measure teacher stressors, and the extent to which this factorial structure of MSS remains invariant across gender. Subsequently, grounded in self-determination theory, the present study also examines the extent to which stressors may d...
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The aim of this study was to identify the prevalence and clustering of health-related behaviors in Spanish adolescents and to examine their association with sex, body mass index (BMI), different types of sedentary screen time, and adherence to 24-hour movement guidelines. A final sample of 173 students (M = 12.99 ± 0.51) participated in this study....
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Background This study has analyzed the impact of applying a decision training program, in which video-feedback and questioning were used, on the development of decision-making, skill execution and procedural knowledge in basketball players. Methods Participants were eleven male players aged between 12 and 13 years old ( Mage = 12.75, SDage = .65),...
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Purpose: Despite the well-known health benefits of physical activity (PA), disadvantaged populations usually have lower PA levels than the rest of the population. Some intra- and interpersonal factors such as different types of barriers to PA may influence PA levels, particularly among disadvantaged adult women. The first aim of this qualitative st...
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Grounded in self-determination theory (SDT), prior research has demonstrated that physical education (PE) teachers may have different reasons to engage in teaching. Although some person-centered studies have identified varied motivational profiles in PE teachers, none of these studies have included the three forms of motivation (i.e., autonomous mo...
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Recent research in different types of employees has suggested that burnout and engagement at work may co-occur to different degrees. However, little is known about the interplay between burnout and engagement among secondary school teachers. Using a person-centered approach, this study examined which configurations of the three Farber burnout subty...
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Esta guía nace del trabajo que durante años el grupo de investigación “Educación Física y Promoción de la Actividad Física”(EFYPAF) y el grupo de trabajo del proyecto europeo “CAPAS-Ciudad” han realizado en la puesta en marcha de un programa escolar, denominado “Sigue la Huella” que ha promovido la actividad física y otros comportamientos saludable...
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Purpose: The main aim was to examine the effects of a school-based intervention on multiple health behaviors in adolescents, such as 24-hour movement behaviors (i.e., physical activity, sedentary time, and sleep duration), diet, and substance consumption (i.e., alcohol and tobacco). Another aim was to examine intragender differences in the effecti...
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Resumen: El objetivo fue analizar el tiempo medio de uso diario de cuatro medios tecnológicos de pantalla (i.e., TV, ordenador, videojuegos y móvil) e identificar el grado de cumplimiento de las recomendaciones de pantalla, tanto de manera independiente como en su conjunto. Asimismo, se analiza-ron las diferencias en función del tipo de jornada y e...
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El objetivo fue analizar el tiempo medio de uso diario de cuatro medios tecnológicos de pantalla (i.e., TV, ordenador, videojuegos y móvil) e identificar el grado de cumplimiento de las recomendaciones de pantalla, tanto de manera independiente como en su conjunto. Asimismo, se analizaronlas diferencias en función del tipo de jornada y el género. P...
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The first aim of this work was to examine the independent influence of students’ perceived autonomy support for leisure-time physical activity (LTPA), from different school community agents, on motivational outcomes in a LTPA context and objective PA levels. Using both a variable- and person-centered approach, the second aim was to examine how diff...
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http://rdcu.be/vHso The present study aimed to validate a Spanish-version of the Basic Psychological Needs at Work Scale (BPNWS-Sp) and to examine the associations between needs satisfaction and engagement and burnout in secondary education teachers. Using a sample of 584 secondary education teachers, the results supported the three-factor model,...
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50 days' free access: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1WwYr,Gtqvg6F9 The present study investigates how teachers’ motivation relates to burnout and engagement, teaching style and need satisfaction at work. A total of 584 secondary teachers completed validated questionnaires. Four profiles were retained in the cluster analysis. Results showed that t...
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Resumen Esta propuesta didáctica fue implementada en el Master Universitario de Profesorado, en la especialidad de Educación Física, vinculando las asignaturas de Fundamentos de diseño instruccional y metodologías de aprendizaje y Diseño curricular. La experiencia consistió en una primera explicación del uso docente de la plataforma ThatQuiz, que e...
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Grounded in self-determination theory, the aim of this study was to develop a scale with adequate psychometric properties to assess motivation for teaching and to explain some outcomes of secondary education teachers at work. The sample comprised 584 secondary education teachers. Analyses supported the five-factor model (intrinsic motivation, ident...
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Engaging in physical activity (PA) on a regular and adequate basis generates considerable benefits for health. In developed countries, the time spent doing PA is decreasing, whilst sedentary time (ST) is increasing. A multicomponent school-based intervention programme, called ‘Sigue la Huella’ (Follow the Footprint), was developed to reduce sedenta...
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El objetivo del estudio fue evaluar los efectos de un programa de intervención sobre el estilo interpersonal docente y distintas variables presentes en el “lado claro” y el “lado oscuro” de la motivación, implementado en unidad didáctica de atletismo. Participaron 103 estudiantes (M=13.23, DT=1.20), 64 en el grupo experimental y 39 en el control. E...
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Grounded in self-determination theory and achievement goal theory, the objective of this study was to validate the Need-Supportive Teaching Style Scale (NSTSS) to evaluate teachers’ perception of their interpersonal styles. Using an adaptation to teachers of the items of the Motivational Climate in Physical Education Scale (MCPES) validated in stud...
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ANALYSIS OF THE SPORT COMMITMENT OF YOUNG WATERPOLISTS: A STUDY GROUNDED IN SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY Fundamentado en la Teoría de la Autodeterminación (TAD), el objetivo del estudio fue analizar la relación entre la percepción de jóvenes waterpolistas sobre el estilo interpersonal del entrenador, la satisfacción y frustración de sus necesidades ps...