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PLACE Physical Education: Practice & Study Guide

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If you're getting ready to take the PLACE Physical Education exam, our convenient and mobile-friendly practice course can help. Use the video and text lessons in this comprehensive study guide course to review the concepts that you will encounter on the exam so you can get a great score on the test.
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10 chapters in PLACE Physical Education: Practice & Study Guide

Ch 1. PLACE Physical Education: Physical Growth & Development {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[74730].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14228].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14228].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Infant Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[68].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Motor, Sensory & Brain Development in the First Two Years of Life Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14234].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14234].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Physical Development in Early Childhood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14870].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14870].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Physical Growth in Adolescence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15594].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15594].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Gender Differences in Adolescent Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15602].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15602].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Physical Development and Health in Early Adulthood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What are Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14227].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14227].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Lev Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Cognitive Development in Children: Conservation, Decentration & Centration Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14874].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14874].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Cognitive Development in Children and Adolescents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13325].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13325].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Changes in Cognitive Development During Adolescence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15598].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15598].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Cognitive Development in Adults Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18041].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18041].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Life Influences on Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15094].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15094].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18094].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18094].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Social Development Theories in Human Growth and Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11682].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11682].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Social Development of Children: Self-Esteem Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11684].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11684].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Social Development of Adults: Self Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11686].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11686].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Where Does Stress Come From? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18932].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18932].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Stress: Definition and Impact on Overall Health Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18931].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18931].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Stress and Resilience in Middle Childhood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14887].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14887].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Causes Teen Stress? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Stress Disorders: Definition and Perspectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Coping With Stress: Techniques, Attitudes & Reducing Exposure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18935].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18935].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Social Support and Stress: Emotional vs. Instrumental Support Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Peers, Schools, and Adolescent Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15607].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15607].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Peer Relationships in Middle Childhood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14885].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14885].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Self-Understanding & Self-Concept: How We Perceive Ourselves Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20060].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20060].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Skeletal System: Function and Terms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7006].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7006].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Common Disorders of the Skeletal System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is the Muscular System? - Function & How Muscles Work in Groups Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2847].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2847].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Common Disorders of the Muscular System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65527].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65527].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Human Circulatory System: Parts and Functions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3168].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3168].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Different Kinds of Cardiovascular Disease: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18445].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18445].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Gas Exchange in the Human Respiratory System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Types of Respiratory Conditions & Diseases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Nervous System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Categorization of Neurological Disorders: Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18315].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18315].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Physical Fitness? - Definition & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23204].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23204].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Setting Physical Fitness Goals at Different Ages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Types of Fitness Testing in Schools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50882].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50882].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Exercise: Safety & Effectiveness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74739].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74739].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Benefits of Regular Physical Activity: Mental Health, Stress & Life Span Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18667].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18667].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Using Conditioning & Training Principles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60425].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60425].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Flexibility in Fitness: Definition, Stretches & Exercises Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Improve Body Composition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60435].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60435].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Components of Exercise Programs: Aerobics, Strength Training & Stretching Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18668].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18668].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Fundamental Concepts of Movement & Physicality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60405].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60405].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Principles of Biomechanics & Kinesiology Related to Motor Skills & Movement Patterns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50809].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50809].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Are Locomotor Skills? - Definition, Instruction & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54788].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54788].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Are Non-locomotor Skills? - Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Object Control Skills: Characteristics & Critical Elements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60407].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60407].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Strategies for Developing Correct Posture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65536].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65536].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Developing Movement Skills: Principles & Activities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How Motor Unit Summation Develops Muscle Tension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6353].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6353].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Are Fine Motor Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5799].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5799].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Sensory and Motor Changes in Late Adulthood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18090].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18090].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Perceptual Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Role of Attention in Perceptual Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9124].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9124].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Factors Influencing Motor Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60401].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60401].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Promoting Motor Learning With Activities, Sports & Games Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Developing Sport & Game Skills in an Elementary Program Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Developing Creative Movement & Dance Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Develop Gymnastics Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Track & Field Skills & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50844].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50844].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Swimming Skills & Biomechanics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Developing Racquet Sport Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60416].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60416].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Volleyball Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Basketball Skills, Activities & Safety Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60417].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60417].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Basic Soccer Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Develop Football Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60418].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60418].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Basic Softball Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Fundamental Floor Hockey Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65518].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65518].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Developing Lifelong Sports Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60412].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60412].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Current Trends in Physical Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31648].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31648].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60454].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60454].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Student-Centered Physical Education Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60449].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60449].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Age-Appropriate Physical Education Activities & Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60450].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60450].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Fostering Cognitive Development in Physical Education Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60451].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60451].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Social & Emotional Factors Influencing Physical Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60452].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60452].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Effective Communication in Physical Education Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60453].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60453].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Motivating Students in Physical Education Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60455].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60455].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60457].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60457].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Analyzing Physical Education Lesson Plans Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60458].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60458].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60459].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60459].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Physical Education Assessments: Types & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60461].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60461].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Criteria for Evaluating Physical Education Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65550].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[65550].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Professional Development for Educators: Benefits & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48133].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48133].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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