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Developing Health Skills in Middle School

By Karen E. McConnell, PhD, and Terri D. Farrar, PhD, Pacific Lutheran University

APRIL 2020

In the presentation below, Human Kinetics authors Karen McConnell and Terri Farrar discuss the history of skills-based health education (SBHE), some of the challenges of SBHE, and taking an integrated approach of knowledge, skill, and behavior development. 



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All content within this presentation, including accompanying handouts, is the copyrighted work of the author unless otherwise noted. Unauthorized access, duplication, or distribution of it is a violation of copyright law.

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Books by the Presenters

Human Kinetics books can be found in our Health EducationPhysical Educationand Adapted Physical Education Collections, including books by Karren McConnell and Terri Farrar such as Live Well Middle School HealthHealth for Life and Health Opportunities Through Physical Education


Learn more from Karen McConnell and Terri Farrar