Maria José Camacho-Miñano

Maria José Camacho-Miñano
Complutense University of Madrid | UCM · Department for Languages Artes and Physical Education .Institute for Feminist Research

PhD

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Introduction
Maria José Camacho-Miñano currently works at the Faculty of Education (Physical Education area), Complutense University of Madrid. Maria does research in qualitative social research, PE Teacher Education and gender with a focus on the body. Her recent research interests are gravitating toward digital health. Now she is working on a project about social media use and discourses around health&body in adolescent girls.
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March 2003 - present
Complutense University of Madrid
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  • Professor (Associate)

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Fotovoz es una metodología pedagógica y de investigación que utiliza la foto-grafía y el diálogo participativo para que las personas reflexionen sobre los problemas que les afectan, animarlos a actuar y proponer cambios. Objetivo: El propósito fue utilizar este método para empoderar a estudiantes universitarios (futuros maestros y maestras), para l...
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En esta Guía Didáctica encontrarás la información más relevante sobre una experiencia de Innovación Educativa que se ha desarrollado a través de los proyectos (El alumnado ante el nuevo entorno de docencia virtual. Una experiencia a través de videos educativos en YouTube y los procesos de evaluación en la Facultad de Educación, y Cambios en la rela...
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Drawing on the conceptual frameworks of Bourdieu and postfeminism, this article analyses extant tensions between young women's gendered habitus and the health-related learning spaces of Physical Education (PE) and Instagram. We draw on participatory research with thirty-seven young women (aged 15-17) from three secondary schools in Spain who self-d...
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Background: In recent decades, Spain has seen a decline in girls’ interest in pursuing the Physical Activity and Sport Science (PASS) degree. For example, in Catalonia (Spain), the number of women enrolled has decreased from 39.3% in the 2000–2001 academic year to 17.3% in the 2014–2015 academic year (Serra, Soler, Vilanova et al. 2019 Serra, Pedro...
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En septiembre de 2018 celebramos la Jornada: El deporte femenino, ese gran desconocido. No era la primera vez que organizaba este tipo de eventos. La Jornada había estado precedida de ediciones anteriores donde diversos ponentes abordaron la cuestión desde distintas disciplinas. Profesionales con experiencia y conocimientos que de modo generoso nos...
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The relationship between masculinity and sports that is naturalised and reproduced in PE settings has been well-documented, highlighting contexts that privilege certain boys, limit girls and where many teachers view girls as a problem to be fixed. However, social norms regarding what constitutes feminism, gender and sexism are changing, which may i...
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The objective of this article is to evaluate ‘Sigue la Huella’ (‘Follow the Footprint’), a 2-year Spanish school-based physical activity promotion intervention, taking into account the viewpoints of the different agents involved. The evaluation entails a qualitative analysis of the strengths and weaknesses associated with the agents’ participation,...
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Drawing on Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT), we examined factors affecting interest in pursuing a degree in Physical Activity and Sport Science (PASS) among Spanish teenage students. Although women were awarded 55.1% of all bachelor degrees in Spain in 2017–2018, female enrollment in PASS degrees is decreasing and currently stands below 20% ac...
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Social media can become a site of public pedagogy (Rich, E., & Miah, A. (2014). Understanding digital health as public pedagogy: A critical framework. Societies, 4(2), 296–315. doi:10.3390/soc4020296) through which young people learn about health and fitness. Photo and video-sharing social networks are emerging as sites of media practices through w...
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A pesar de los progresos en la incorporación de las mujeres a la universidad, el deporte sigue siendo un ámbito en el que persisten desigualdades de género importantes. En este trabajo, tras exponer y analizar la situación actual de las mujeres en el deporte universitario y las principales políticas e instituciones que amparan la consecución de la...
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This is an in-depth study into the negative experiences of school Physical Education studied by future Primary Education teachers, using Bourdieu's concept of symbolic violence for the analysis. This study aims to unveil the symbolic violence presents in the negative experiences of School Physical Education studied by future Primary Education teach...
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La propuesta didáctica «Pensar con el cuerpo» tiene como objetivo promover el pensamiento crítico desde el cuerpo y su expresividad. La actividad forma parte de la guía "12 razones para educar las masculinidades en educación física", dirigida al profesorado y orientada a la exploración y valoración de formas alternativas de masculinidad.
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This paper is focused on the analysis of the previous experience of future generalist Primary Education teachers in the Physical Education (PE) subject coursed throughout their compulsory schooling. Its interest is that these experiences are the lens or filter through which students make sense of their university learning, so it is necessary to giv...
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The incorporation of the gender perspective into the PE teacher training continues being very limited in the initial training of the Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (PASS) Degree. Within this context, this study evaluates a training course focused on Gender in PE held for students of PASS in a Spanish University. A total of 53 students attende...
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This paper aims to contribute to a better understanding of the moral development in sports at school age. A fair play behaviours typology has been developed, arranged into five stages of ethical progress and performed by young athletes within the White Card programme at the Fundación Real Madrid (FRM) basketball schools. In order to ascertain its v...
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Abstract: Formative research is a critical step for the development of interventions aimed at changing behaviours, as is the case of physical activity. This process permits obtaining detailed information about the programme application context. ‘Follow the Footstep’ is a quasi-experimental and longitudinal study in secondary schools, the aim of whi...
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Este estudio cualitativo analiza la ansiedad física social (AFS) que experimentan las chicas adolescentes en el contexto de las clases de natación que se desarrollan en educación física (EF), profundizando en sus factores explicativos así como en las estrategias de afrontamiento (coping) utilizadas. Para ello se ha realizado un estudio de caso en u...
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Los elevados niveles de sedentarismo y obesidad en la edad adolescente han motivado que la promoción de la Actividad Física (AF) orientada hacia la salud se constituya como uno de los retos de la escuela actual y de la Educación Física (EF) en particular. El presente trabajo realiza una revisión sistemática de programas de intervención que incorpo...
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Within the gender structure imposed by the social construction of the female body, the feeling of inadequacy of one' s body seems to characterize the configuration of female body identities in adolescence. This motivates among many young women a complex and often problematic relationship with physical activity and sport. Following a post-structural...
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A narrative systematic review was conducted to describe the available evidence from physical activity (PA) interventions that targeted girls aged 5–18 years and to determine their effectiveness and key characteristics of success. Systematic literature searches were conducted using four databases: PubMed, Web of Science, PsychInfo and SPORTDiscus an...
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The purpose of this study is to analyze the perceived barriers to physical activity in adolescent girls, in order to know which of these difficulties are valued as more relevant, and how they evolve and change with age. Participants were 2809 girls (12-17 years-old), students of Secondary Education of the Community of Madrid, representative sample...
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Resumen La investigación sobre las relaciones entre la imagen corporal y la actividad física sugieren que éstas son complejas porque están influidas por numerosos factores, como el tipo de modalidad deportiva. La mayoría de los trabajos han examinado esta temática estableciendo diferentes grupos de deportes (p.e., deportes estéticos) y considerando...
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La investigación sobre las relaciones entre la imagen corporal y la actividad física sugieren que éstas son complejas porque están influidas por numerosos factores, como el tipo de modalidad deportiva. La mayoría de los trabajos han examinado esta temática estableciendo diferentes grupos de deportes (p.e., deportes estéticos) y considerando muestra...

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The goal of this project is to collaborate in the development of an equitative Physical Education from a gender perspective. In doing so, we adopt a participatory and activist approach for resarch and pedagogy