Synthesis and literature review of different mixed methods designs in pedagogical research in physical education

  • Vors Olivier
  • Bourcier Laure-Anne

  • Mixed methods research
  • Multimethod
  • Pedagogy
  • Physical education


In recent years, hybrid methodologies have undergone considerable development. For sport pedagogy research, this mixed methods design is helpful because it moves beyond paradigm wars or conflicts between qualitative and quantitative research. However, mixed research in physical education remains rare, whereas the literature is much richer in the sports field.