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Course SummaryThe ORELA Physical Education exam uses a National Evaluation Series (NES) test. Use this extensive study guide to review the physical education programs, physical activity, exercise, movement and body systems covered by the NES Physical Education Series test.
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About This Course
Get ready for the ORELA Physical Education exam (which uses an NES Physical Education test) with this comprehensive study guide course. You'll study sports skills and exercise fundamentals, as well as motor development, wellness, biomechanics and the functions and structures of various human body systems. You will find the following topics addressed in this study guide:
- Physical, cognitive, emotional and social growth and development
- Nervous, digestive, circulatory, respiratory, skeletal and muscular systems
- Movement concepts
- Sports skills and techniques
- Recreational activities overviews
- Flexibility, strength and conditioning
- Fitness plans and weight management
- Exercise and body composition
- Behaviors that affect health
- Developing, organizing, evaluating and implementing physical education programs
- Safety and injury prevention in physical education
About the Exam
The ORELA Physical Education exam is used to measure the knowledge of aspiring physical education teachers seeking licensure in the state of Oregon and uses the NES Physical Education test. This computer-based exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions covering four domain areas: Growth and Motor Development, Movement Activities, Lifelong Physical Fitness and The Physical Education Program. Each domain accounts for 25% of this exam. Candidates have three hours to complete all test questions and must attain a score of 220 to pass this exam.
Preparing & Registering for the NES Physical Education Exam
The lessons found in this course provide a quick and convenient way for you to review all the material found on the NES Physical Education exam. You will study motor and movement skills; muscle endurance, aerobics and body fat content; fitness plans and goals; sports organizational skills; and techniques and skills in gymnastics, softball, soccer, volleyball and other games. You will also have the opportunity to review physical education program standards; accommodations and assessments in physical education; learning styles in PE; and PE instructional strategies for different ages. Accessing these video and text lessons is easy, as all the lessons are available 24/7 on any device. Short self-assessment lesson quizzes and chapter exams can help you determine your readiness to take the NES Physical Education exam.
To register for the Physical Education exam, you must first create an account on the ORELA website. This will allow you to submit all required information and payment of exam fees. You will also select a test site and date. Once your registration is processed, you will be sent a confirmation email from Pearson. You will need to present proper ID at the testing site on the day of your exam.
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