Physical Activity and Life Skills (PALS) Group

Publications

Revised and updated - Comprehensive Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility through Physical Activity Reference List

This comprehensive reference list has been prepared to document the current literature directly related to Hellison’s Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility (TPSR) model. This list is divided into the following sections: books, book chapters, peer-reviewed academic articles on TPSR, peer-reviewed professional articles on TPSR, and other publications related to or supporting TPSR. In its current state, the list contains 9 books, 29 book chapters, 57 peer-reviewed academic articles on TPSR, 42 peer-reviewed professional articles on TPSR, and 31 other publications related to or supporting TPSR for a total of 168 references.

2013 PALS Group Year in Review Newsletter

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2012 PALS Group Year in Review Newsletter

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Published Papers

Amis, J., Wright, P. M., Dyson, B., Vardaman, J., & Ferry, H. (2012). Implementing Childhood Obesity Policy in a New Educational Environment: The Cases of Mississippi and Tennessee. American Journal of Public Health, 102, 1406-1413.

Coulson, C., Irwin, C., & Wright, P. M. (2012). Applying Hellison’s Responsibility Model in a Youth Residential Treatment Facility: A Practical Inquiry Project. Agora for Physical Education and Sport, 14, 38-54.

Escarti, A., Gutiérrez, M., Pascual, C., & Wright, P. M. (2013). Observación de las estrategias que emplean los profesores de educación física para enseñar responsabilidad personal y social [Observation of the strategies that physical education teachers use to teach personal and social responsibility]. Revista de Psicología del Deporte, 22, 159-166.

Hellison, D., & Wright, P. M. (2010). Assessment (Chapter 11) in Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility, 3rd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Hellison, D. & Wright, P. M. (2003). Retention in an urban extended day program: A process-based assessement. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 22, 369-381.

Hemphill, M. A., Templin, T. J., & Wright, P. M. (2013). Implementation and Outcomes of a Responsibility-based Continuing Professional Development Protocaol in Physical Education. Sport, Education, and Society, DOI: 10.1080/13573322.2012.761966.

Jung, J. & Wright, P. M. (2012). Application of Hellison’s Responsibility Model in South Korea: A Multiple Case Study of ‘At-Risk’ Middle School Students in Physical Education. Agora for Physical Education and Sport, 14, 140-160.

Li, W., Rukavina, P., & Wright, P. M. (2012).Coping Against Weight-Related Teasing among Adolescents Perceived to be Overweight or Obese in Urban Physical Education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 31, 182-199.

Li, W., Wright, P. M., Rukavina, P., & Pickering, M. (2008). Measuring students’ perceptions of personal and social responsibility and its relationship to intrinsic motivation in urban physical education. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 27, 167-178.

Pascual, C. B., Escarti, A., Guiterrez, M., Llopis, R., Marin, D., & Wright, P. M. (2011). Exploring the implementation fidelity of a program designed to promote personal and social responsibility through physical education: A comparative case study. Research Quarterly in Exercise and Sport, 82, 499-511.

Walsh, D., Ozaeta, J., & Wright, P. M. (2010). Transference of responsibility model goals to the school environment: Exploring the impact of a coaching club program. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 15, 15-28.

Wright, P. M. (2002). Violence Prevention: What can coaches and sport educators do? In B.Lombardo, T.Caravella-Nadeau, H.Castagno, and V.Mancini (Ed.s), Sport in the 21st Century: Alternatives for the New Millennium (pp. 189-202). Boston, MA: Pearson.

Wright, P. M. (2009). Research on the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Model: Is it Really in the Margins? In L. Housner, M. Metzler, P. Schempp, and T. Templin (Ed.s), Historic Traditions and Future Directions of Research on Teaching and Teacher Education in Physical Education (pp. 289-296). Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology.

Wright, P. M. (2012). Offering a TPSR Physical Activity Club to Adolescent Boys Labeled “At Risk” in Partnership with a Comprehensive Community-Based Youth Serving Program. Agora for Physical Education and Sport, 14, 94-114.

Wright, P. M., Burroughs, M. D., & Tollefsen, D. (2012). Doing Moral Philosophy with Youth in Urban Programs: Strategies from the Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Model and the Philosophy for Children Movement (Chapter 12). In S. Harvey and R. Light (Ed.s.). Ethics in Youth Sport (pp.174-189). London: Routledge.

Wright, P. M., & Burton, S. (2008). Examining the implementation and immediate outcomes of a personal-social responsibility model program for urban high school students. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 27, 138-154.

Wright, P. M., & Craig, M. W. (2011). Tool for assessing responsibility-based education (TARE): Instrument development and reliability testing. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 15, 1-16.

Wright, P. M., Ding, S., & Li, W. (2006). Exploring the relationship between physical self-efficacy and the motivational responses of urban adolescents toward physical activity. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 101, 651-656.

Wright, P. M., Dyson, B., & Moten, T. (2012). Exploring the Individualized Experiences of Participants in a Responsibility-Based Youth Development Program. Agora for Physical Education and Sport, 14, 248-263.

Wright, P. M., & Kallusky, J. (2010). Intervenciones con Jóvenes en Situación de Riesgo (Interventions with At-risk Youth). Proceedings of the V Congreso Internacional, XXVI Congreso Nacional Educación Física: Docencia, Innovación e Investigación en Educación Física. Barcelona, Spain: INDE Publicaciones.

Wright, P. M., & Li, W. (2009). Exploring the relevance of a youth development orientation in urban physical education. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 14, 241-251.

Wright, P. M., Li, W., Coleman, D. K., & Dyson, B. (2007). Fostering exercise motivation and promoting physical activity through a physical education pedometer program. In F. Columbus (Ed.), Motivation in Exercise and Physical Activity (pp. 105-117). Hauppauage, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Wright, P. M., Li, W., & Ding, S. (2007). Relations of perceived motivational climate and feelings of belonging in physical education in urban schools. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 105, 386-390.

Wright, P. M., Li, W., Ding, S. & Pickering, M. (2010). Integrating a personal-social responsibility program into a Lifetime Wellness course for urban high school students: Assessing implementation and educational outcomes. Sport, Education, and Society, 15, 277-298.

Wright, P. M., Li, W., Okunbor, E., & Mims, C. (2012). Assessing a novel application of web-based technology to support implementation of school wellness policies and prevent obesity. Education and Information Technologies, 17, 95-108.

Wright, P. M., Stockton, M., & Hays, N. L. (2008). The personal-social responsibility model: Exploring a novel approach to promoting gender equity and increasing relevance for adolescent females in physical education. In J. Coulter (Ed.), Progress in Exercise and Women’s Health Research (pp. 159-175). Hauppauage, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Wright, P. M. & Stork, S. (2013). Recommended Practices for Promoting Physical Activity in Early Childhood Education Settings. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 84, 40-43.

Wright, P. M., White, K., & Gaebler-Spira, D. (2004). Exploring the relevance of the personal and social responsibility model in adapted physical activity: A collective case study. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education 23, 71-87.