Sylvain Turcotte

Sylvain Turcotte
Université de Sherbrooke | UdeS · Department of Kinanthropology

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L’aménagement physique de la classe n’est pas une préoccupation nouvelle, quoiqu’il fasse l’objet d’un intérêt grandissant depuis quelques années. Pourtant, encore relativement peu d’études scientifiques portent sur le sujet. Quelques recherches sur la classe flexible commencent à émerger, mais elles occultent souvent des dimensions de l’apprentiss...
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Background The implementation of a quality daily physical activity program in school is influenced by a multitude of factors. Considering the characteristics and possible interactions of factors when choosing the study methods is likely to influence the interpretation of the results. Mixed methods approach, by collecting both quantitative and quali...
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This study aimed to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the 24 h movement be-haviors of adolescents. This was conducted to capture their evolution from February to December 2020, as well as to explore the use of technology for physical activity purposes by adolescents as a strategy to increase their physical activity during the pandemic....
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Objective: To contribute to the development of tailored school-based physical activity interventions, in this study, we aimed to identify the perceived facilitating factors and barriers of high school students toward their physical activity in the school environment. Methods: A total of 139 students from 4 different high schools completed an online...
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Despite a growing interest for flexible classrooms in this past decade, few studies have been initiated to investigate this strategy. This exploratory study focusses on teachers’ motivations and inspirations, intentions and ways of implementing flexible classroom, challenges encountered, perceived benefits, and available resources and support helpi...
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Au Canada, il y a présentement une effervescence dans la mise en place d’interventions favorisant l’adoption d’un mode de vie physiquement actif en contexte scolaire, que ce soit à partir de mesures issues de politiques, des curricula scolaires ou de programmes développés pour répondre à ce besoin. L’objectif de cette communication est de l’illustr...
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Au Québec, de nouvelles mesures gouvernementales visant à augmenter la pratique d’activités physiques des jeunes à l’école ont été implantées au cours des dernières années, amenant l’enseignant en éducation physique (EPS) et à la santé à assumer des fonctions qui dépassent l’enseignement de sa discipline scolaire. Une modélisation actualisée de la...
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This study aimed to identify the facilitating factors, barriers, needs and priorities of high school stakeholders in relation to the implementation of physical activity interventions targeting students in school context. A total of 66 school stakeholders participated in individual semi-structured interviews. Thereafter, 23 of these 66 participants...
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Cette recherche expérimente un modèle intégrateur novateur en accompagnement professionnel en collaboration avec deux enseignantes d'éducation physique et à la santé. Les objectifs de cet article sont de décrire : 1) les modifications apportées au modèle par les participantes et 2) les forces et les éléments à améliorer de la démarche d'accompagnem...
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This article aims to describe teacher induction (TI) with reference to two physical and health education (PHE) teachers based on three variables: 1) self-efficacy, 2) motivation and 3) satisfaction. Our case study relies on individual telephone interviews conducted during each teacher’s first five years of teaching and allows for describing the per...
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Introduction: Since the 1990s, the notion of intervention has expanded with growing interest in the analysis of practices in Francophone country. French-speaking research community considers intervention sciences as a specific field of research in sport and PE. The aim of this literature review was to characterize the penetration of Francophone res...
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Background: The school setting is the ideal environment for encouraging students to adopt health-promoting behaviours (Chong, McCuaig and Rossi, 2018, “Primary Physical Education Specialists and their Perceived Role in the Explicit/Implicit Delivery of Health Education.” Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education 9 (2): 189–204. doi: 10.10...
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Introduction Professional development of teachers is essential since they work in a field where knowledge is constantly evolving and challenges are renewed every day. In health and physical education (HPE), professional development seems to be a good solution to optimize the practices of teachers (Turcotte, 2010). Despite the potential benefits of...
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Cet article relate la conduite d’une recherche-action-formation auprès d’une équipe-école au degré d’enseignement primaire afin d’optimiser la mise en œuvre d’une période d’activité physique quotidienne. Un double dispositif d’accompagnement professionnel a été déployé pour soutenir les six enseignantes de classe1, avec la collaboration de l’enseig...
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Introduction In several Western countries, the potential contribution of physical education (PE) to health education (HE) is recognized (Puhse and Gerber, 2005). As a result, PE teachers are often responsible for teaching HE, but also for assessing student learning in this instructional component. As for physical education (López-Pastor et al., 201...
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Pour s’adapter aux changements survenus dans les systèmes scolaires canadiens au cours des deux dernières décennies, les éducateurs physiques sont appelés à développer une diversité de compétences professionnelles. Les dispositifs de développement professionnel mis en place ne répondent toutefois pas toujours aux principales attentes de formation e...
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Volleyball Canada and Volleyball Quebec developed long-term athlete development models in order to guide volleyball coaches concerned with athlete development. These models propose guidelines about the development of skills. However, it has yet to be determined whether coaches apply long-term athlete development guidelines in their coaching practic...
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The growing body of literature on teacher induction barriers has revealed the need to address issues that may lead to negative consequences. Recent research points to an increased interest in teacher resilience, a concept that promotes positive adaptation to counteract these adverse outcomes. However, teacher induction and resilience may differ dep...
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Volleyball Canada and Volleyball Quebec developed long-term athlete development models in order to guide volleyball coaches concerned with athlete development. These models propose guidelines about the development of skills. However, it has yet to be determined whether coaches apply long-term athlete development guidelines in their coaching practic...
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INTRODUCTION The main argument for the promotion of physical activity (PA) in schools is the health benefit it provides. However, this approach may not be the best approach with classroom teachers who are faced with a busy school curriculum, which they identify as a barrier to PA promotion in the school setting (Lounsbery et al., 2011). One way to...
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Objectives: This study aimed to explore Health and Physical Education (HPE) learning environment, and to examine students’ perceptions of the interaction behaviours of trainee teachers. Methods: Twenty-five trainee teachers at the completion of their fourth year of professional training and 565 high school students participated in this study. Data...
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T he Learning Climate (LC) is an important component of a favorable learning environment in Health and Physical Education (HPE). Three valid observation systems and the questionnaire for teacher interaction (QTI) were used in conjunction to describe and analyse the nature and quality of the LC prevailing in HPE lessons conducted by 25 student teach...
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INTRODUCTION In the province of Québec, Health Education (HE) is integrated to the Physical Education (PE) curriculum through one of the three subject-specific competencies, labeled To adopt a healthy, active lifestyle (Grenier, 2009). Because of its inclusive nature, this competency poses several challenges when PE teachers try to assess their stu...
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Au Québec, l’éducation à la santé (ES) est intégrée au programme d’éducation physique et à la santé (EPS) à l’intérieur de la compétence disciplinaire « Adopter un mode de vie sain et actif ». Cette compétence met au défi les enseignants d’EPS, car ils doivent utiliser des référents théoriques qui leur semblent en opposition avec leur représentatio...
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Objective: The “Je bouge” (Let’s Move) project is based upon the implementation, by classroom teachers in collaboration with the physical education and health teacher, of a daily 20 minutes physical activity program before class in an elementary school. This com- munication aims to present the effect of this program on moderate to vigorous physical...
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Program: The “Je bouge” (Let’s Move) project is based upon the implementation in an elementary school, by classroom teachers in collaboration with the physical education and health teacher, of a daily 20 minutes physical activity program before class, within the school activity timetable. A program to promote the emergence of factors predisposing s...
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With a view toward developing concerted efforts in fostering healthy eating habits and a physically active lifestyle among young people, a study was carried out to explore associations between eating behavior and physical activity (PA). In the school district, questionnaires were completed at home by parents of primary school children (N = 8612) an...
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In Quebec, the Healthy School and Global Health approaches, situated at the crossroads of education and health, attract attention for their global and integrated promotion of young people’s health. Within the context of these emerging approaches, this questionnaire-based study aims to describe how parents (N=573) perceive health in the school setti...
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Objective: This study assessed the associations between the perception of self-efficacy related to meal management and food coping strategies among working parents with preschool children. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 417 working parents with at least one child between the ages of 2 and 5 years completed a self-administered questionna...
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L’objectif de cette etude consiste a decrire les besoins de formation continue (FC) des enseignants en education physique et a la sante (EPS) en matiere d’education a la sante (ES) a travers l’eclairage du referentiel quebecois des competences professionnelles (CP). Les donnees issues d’un questionnaire complete par 223 enseignants d’EPS au primair...
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How do health and physical education student teachers react to their pupils’ misbehaviors ? This study describes and analyzes how 31 secondary Health and Physical Education (HPE) student teachers (ST) react towards misbehaviour, compares the frequency of STs’ reaction while taking into account their gender and level of experience, and examines thei...
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Cette etude decrit et analyse les reactions de 31 stagiaires en enseignement de l’education physique et a la sante du secondaire face aux comportements perturbateurs (CP) des eleves, compare la frequence des reactions selon le niveau de formation et le sexe et en apprecie les effets. Une analyse videoscopique en differe a ete effectuee a l’aide du...
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Cette étude vise à examiner les pratiques pédagogiques d’éducateurs physiques afin de mieux comprendre comment s’opérationnalise l’inclusion de l’éducation à la santé en éducation physique. La méthodologie relève de l’étude de cas multiples faisant référence à 10 enseignants et combinant plusieurs méthodes de cueillette de données pour chacun des c...
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The training of professional specialists in the field of physical activity is based on the acquisition of knowledge and know-how. Practical courses are preferred to theoretical courses. As a result, students often skip lectures. The purpose of this study is to analyze the utility of short online lectures. Two online questionnaires made of closed an...
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Les enseignants débutants en éducation physique et à la santé (EPS) ont des habiletés insuffisantes pour gérer efficacement la complexité des situations d’apprentissage. Leurs capacités d’observer les éléments pertinents des situations, de les traiter et de les interpréter sont limitées. Cette étude consacrée à des stagiaires finissants avait pour...
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The aim of this paper is to describe and compare the behavior problems (BP) that occurred during 38 secondary physical education (PE) classes taught by student teachers (ST) (10 women and 21 men) of two different levels of experience in teaching. Results indicate that the courses were the theater of numerous BP, mostly of moderate and severe nature...
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Cet article a pour objectif de décrire comment se manifestent les inconduites disciplinaires adoptées par les élèves lors de séances d’enseignement en éducation physique et à la santé à l’ordre primaire (6 à 12 ans).Trente-sept séances d’enseignement animées par huit éducateurs physiques ont été analysées en différé à l’aide du Système d’observatio...
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The topic of this study is the inclusion of health education into regular physical education classes at school. The focus is on the “What to teach?” as related to health education. The purposes of this study are (a) to identify and to describe the contents taught by physical educators and (b) to identify the physical educators’incentives regarding...
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Physical education is currently changing its orientation to bring young people to adopt healthy lifestyle and behaviors. The paucity of studies on health education integrated into physical education courses show that the current teaching practices doesn’t make young people more capable to manage their own health and well being oriented endeavors. T...
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Decision Training (Vickers, 2001) is an approach to coaching designed to increase athletes’ cognitive effort during practices, and thus, improve the quality of decision making in game situations. The purposes of this study were (a) to describe how decision training was implemented with a group of players participating in a varsity Canadian football...
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Decision Training (Vickers, 2001) is an approach to coaching designed to increase athletes' cognitive effort during practices, and thus, improve the quality of decision making in game situations. The purposes of this study were (a) to describe how decision training was implemented with a group of players participating in a varsity Canadian football...

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