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A Dozen Reason for Including Conceptual Physical Education in a Quality Secondary Program

By Pam Kulinna, PhD, Arizona State University, and Chuck Corbin, PhD, Arizona State University

Conceptual physical education (CPE) is a type of fitness education that uses a text and classroom sessions to teach concepts and self-management skills. A dozen reasons are presented supporting CPE and for gaining support of stakeholders. Suggestions for implementation CPE are provided. Evidence is provided that shows CPE effectiveness in meeting the goals of PE and physical literacy and promoting lifelong physical activity. 




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Books by the Presenters

Chuck Corbin has written several Fitness for Life books, including the latest, Fitness for Life: Middle School-2nd Edition. View the table of contents, read excerpts, and learn about ancillary material.

Fitness for Life Middle School Second Edition