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Dr. Jennifer Rudella

131 Willis Health Professions Center
(570) 484-2703

Courses Most Commonly Taught

  • HLTH 105 Introduction to Health
  • HLTH 214 Planning and Assessment in School Health Education
  • HLTH 310 CPR and First Aid Instructor Training
  • HLTH 330 School Health Programs
  • HLTH 334 Teaching of Nutrition and Consumer Health
  • HLTH 336 Teaching Drug Education
  • HLTH 341 Teaching Human Sexuality
  • HLTH 470 Sex Education for Health Sciences
  • HLTH 485 Professional Field Experience for Health Science

Areas of Expertise

  • School Health education
  • School Health education pedagogy

Education

  • D.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • M.S., Exercise Science and Health Promotion, California University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S., Health and Physical Education, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania 

Student Assisted Projects & Presentations

  • Utilizing an assessment intervention for Pre-Service HPED Teachers. (2019-2020) Research Project
  • American Lung Association Freedom From Smoking Tobacco Cessation $3,000 Mini Grant (2020) LHU Press Release https://www.lockhaven.edu/News/alagrant_03.05.20.html
  • Rudella, J., & Mohn, C. (2019). Exploring key stakeholder’s perceptions of youth at-risk behaviors. Presentation at 2019 Pennsylvania Public Health Conference, Lancaster, PA.
  • Mohn, C. (2019). Exploring key stakeholder’s perceptions of youth at-risk behaviors. Presentation at 2019 Celebration of Scholarship, Lock Haven, PA.
  • Wendling, K, Paredes, A., David, M., Harrison, S., Register, M., Barto A., Kehoe, G., McMahon, B., & Rudella, J. (2019). Lycoming county’s youth development task force (YDTF) tackles issues faced by today’s youth [Part of Keynote Address]. Presentation at 2019 Pennsylvania Public Health Conference, Lancaster, PA.

Professional Publications

  • McMahon, B., Rudella, J., McMahon, M., Wendling, K., Paredes, A., & Register, M. (2020). Community-based participatory research: Engaging youth to provide perspective on risk and protective factors. Journal of School Health, 90(9), 673-682.
  • Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2018). Using interactive video games to enhance physical activity among children. In H. J. Brewer & M. R. Jalongo (Eds.). Physical Activity and Health Promotion in the Early Years: Effective Strategies for Early Childhood Educators (pp.93-112). New York, NY: Springer International Publishing.
  • McMahon, B., Rudella, J., Mohn, C. (2018). Youth perspectives about their risk behaviors and mental health needs. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 89(Supplement 1), A-85.
  • Rudella, J., Butz, J. (2018). Apple TV in Health and Physical Education. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 88(2), 12.
  • Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2017). Gamification in physical education. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 87(2), 17.
  • Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2017). Google sites for e-portfolios. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 87(1), 10.
  • Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2016). Just dance now app. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 86(2), 7.
  • Butz, J., & Rudella, J. (2016). Promoting social justice through technology. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 86(1), 5.
  • Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2015). Exergames: Increasing physical activity through effective instruction. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 86(6), 8-15.
  • Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2015). Free websites for health educators. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 85(3), 6.
  • Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2015). Online assessment tools. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 85(2), 5.
  • Rudella, J. (2015). Using school culture and climate to create a positive learning environment. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 85(1), 29-33.
  • Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2015). Using videos for peer and self-assessments to meet common core standards. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance 85(1), 6.
  • Rudella, J. (2014). Assessment in dance-based exergames. Pennsylvania State Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 84(3), 6.
  • Thorp, J. (2013). Engaging students in physical education: Recommendations for secondary programs. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 26(1), 8-13.
  • Thorp, J. (2013). Technology tie-in: Using the Nintendo Wii as a resource of physical activity. In J. P. Isenberg, & M. R. Jalongo (Eds.), Creative thinking and arts-based learning: Preschool through third grade (6th ed.) (pp.179-180). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. (This publication is a technology entry located in a chapter of an edited book)

Professional Presentations

  • Butz, J., & Rudella, J. (2019). Technology in health and physical education. Presentation at 2019 PSAHPERD Annual Convention, Lancaster, PA.
  • Rudella, J., & Mohn, C. (2019). Exploring key stakeholder’s perceptions of youth at-risk behaviors. Presentation at 2019 Pennsylvania Public Health Conference, Lancaster, PA.
  • McMahon, B., & Rudella, J. (2018, April). Youth perspectives about their risk behaviors and mental health needs. Presentation at SHAPE America National Convention, Nashville, TN.
  • Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2018, November). Apple TV in the health and physical education classroom. Presentation at PSAHPERD Annual Convention, Seven Springs, PA.
  • Rudella, J. (2018, June). Technology in health education. Presentation at PSAHPERD south central regional health and physical education workshop, Lancaster, PA.
  • Butz, J., & Rudella, J. (2017, November). Personalizing health-related fitness through constructivist teaching. Presentation at PSAHPERD Annual Convention, Valley Forge, PA.
  • Rudella, J., & Butz, J. (2014, June). Effective implementation of exergames in K-12 physical education. Presentation at Keystone Health Promotion Conference, Harrisburg, PA.
  • Rudella, J. (2013, November). School culture and climate: How is learning affected? Presentation at Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Valley Forge, PA.
  • Thorp, J., & Phillips-Shyrock, S. (2012, June). Using the Nintendo Wii as a resource for physical activity. Presented at Keystone Health Promotion Conference, Harrisburg, PA.

Community/Professional Service

  • Board of Directors, PSAHPERD
  • Health Committee Member, PSAHPERD
  • Health Education State Standards Revision Committee, Pennsylvania Department of Education and PSAHPERD
  • Assessment Toolbox Committee, Pennsylvania Department of Education and PSAHPERD
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