Journal Articles

Refereed Journal Articles

Smith, S.J. (under review) Vital powers: Cultivating a critter community, Phenomenology & Practice, Special Issue on “Re-imagining the human sciences: The phenomenology of Alphonso Lingis. 

Smith, S.J. and Lloyd, R.J. (under review) Life phenomenology: A methodological orientation to relational flow, Qualitative Inquiry special issue on “Unsettling traditions: Re-imaging the craft of phenomenological and hermeneutic inquiry.” 

Smith, S.J. (under review). Bringing up life with horses, Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology

Smith, S.J. (2017). The vitality of humanimality: From the perspective of life phenomenology, Phenomenology & Practice, 11 (1), 72-88.

Smith, S.J. (2014). A pedagogy of vital contact. Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices, in press.

Smith, S.J. (2012). Caring caresses and the embodiment of good teaching. Phenomenology & Practice, 6(2), 65–83.

Smith, S.J. (2011). Daily physical interactivity. University of Ottawa Education Review, 1(2), 2–3.

Smith, S.J. (2010). Becoming horse in the duration of the moment: The trainer’s challenge. Phenomenology & Practice, 5(1), 7–26.

Lloyd, R.J. and Smith, S.J. (2009). Enlivening the curriculum of health-related fitness. Educational Insights, 31(4), Special Issue on Academic Pathologies.

Smith, S.J. ( 2007). Riding in the skin of the moment, under review. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being.

Smith, S.J. (2007). The first rush of movement: A phenomenological preface to movement education. Phenomenology and Practice, 1(1), 1–13.

Smith, S. J. & Lloyd, R. J. (2007). The assessment of vitality: An alternative to quantifying the health-related fitness experience. AVANTE, 11(3), 66–76.

Smith, S.J. (2006). Gestures, landscape and embrace: A phenomenological analysis of elemental motions. The Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology, 6(1), 1–10.

Lloyd, R. J. & Smith, S. J. (2006). Interactive flow and exercise pedagogy. Quest, vol. 58, 222–241.

Smith, S. J. & Lloyd, R. J. (2006). Promoting vitality in health and physical education. Qualitative Health Research: An International, Interdisciplinary Journal, 16(2), 245–267.

Lloyd, R. J. & Smith, S. J. (2005). A ‘vitality’ approach to the design, implementation and evaluation of health-related, physical education programs. AVANTE, 11(2), 120–136.

Lloyd, R. J. & Smith, S. J. (2004). To move and be moved: The cultivation of motion-sensitive pedagogy. Prospero, A Journal of New Thinking in Philosophy for Education, 10(3), 4–11.

Smith, S. J. (1997). In a Child's Best Interests response to Keith Walker's "Jurisprudential and Ethical Perspectives on 'The Best Interests of Children'." Interchange, 29(3), 309–316.

Smith, S. J. (1996). Telling Stories out of School: The Phenomenology of Pedagogical Reflection, resubmitted for review in Teaching and Teaching.

Smith, S. J. (1992). Physically Remembering Childhood. Phenomenology and Pedagogy, 10, 85–106.

Smith, S. J. (1991). The Security of the Child’s World. The Canadian Journal of Education, 16(4), 442–452.

Montabello, S., Smith, S.J., and Zola, M. (1991).Voices of Experience: Pedagogical Images and Teaching Practice. Journal of Learning About Learning, 3(1), 32–48.

Smith, S.J. (1991). Where is the Child in Physical Education Research? Quest, 43(1), 37–54.

Smith, S.J. (1991). Remembrances of Childhood as a Source of Pedagogical Understanding. Phenomenology and Pedagogy, 9, 158–171. * Although peer-reviewed, this article appeared as an invited contribution to an anniversary journal edition.

Smith, S.J. (1990). The Riskiness of the Playground. Journal of Educational Thought, 71–87.

Smith, S.J. (1989). Challenges of the Playground. Journal of Learning About Learning, 1(2), 37–55.

Smith, S.J. (1989). Operating on a Child’s Heart: A Pedagogical View of Hospitalization. Phenomenology and Pedagogy, 7, 145–162. 

Smith, S.J. (1987). Seeing a Risk. Phenomenology and Pedagogy, 5(1), 51–59. *Although peer-reviewed, this article appeared in a"project" section of the journal edition.

Smith, S.J. (1986). Defining the Role of the Health and Physical Education Teacher in Queensland Secondary Schools. South Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 14(1), 27–37.  Reprinted in The ACHPER National Journal, 112, Winter 1986, 17–21.

Kirk, D. and Smith, S.J. (1986). How Objective are ROSBA Objectives?: A Critique of Empiricism in Curriculum Design. Curriculum Perspectives, 6(2), 32–38.


Non-Refereed Journal Articles

Smith, S.J. (1991). Physical Development from the Playground Up. Prime Areas: Journal of the British Columbia Primary Teachers' Association, 34(1), 54–58.

Smith, S.J. (1983). Outdoor Education: An Ethical Approach. Quest 36, Queensland Department of Education, 33–36.