A Dozen Reasons for Including Conceptual Physical Education in Quality Secondary School Programs

Charles B. Corbin, Pamela Hodges Kulinna, Benjamin A. Sibley

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As outlined in this article, conceptual physical education (CPE) uses a text and classroom sessions to teach healthy lifestyle concepts and principles as well as self-management skills that promote lifelong fitness and active living. CPE programs are meant to be an important part of quality physical education (PE) programs. A dozen reasons are provided to help physical educators gain the support of all stakeholders including students, parents, administrators, board members, and members of the community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-49
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 23 2020


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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