Ken Bell – Physical Education
Game Size Affects on Physical Activity Levels and Ball Touches of Elementary School Children in P.E.
In this study Dr. Bell monitored the physical activity levels, and ball touches in children in elementary P.E. through pedometers, accelerometer counts, and minutes of physical activity, to determine how they are affected by game sizes of small (3v3), medium (6v6), and large (12vl2). His findings supported increased physical activity and involvement in children when implementing smaller-sided games.
Local K-12 Schools in Boise, ID area
Dr. Bell’s research interests include physical education teacher education, self-esteem in physical education and sports, effective teaching and coaching. children’s fitness. and obesity in children. His research aims to improve K-12 student learning experiences and attitudes toward physical education activity and movement for a lifetime.
Ken Bell, Ph.D