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Course SummaryReinforce your understanding of topics relating to physical fitness, health, nutrition, motor skills and physical education/health instructional strategies with this comprehensive study guide. You'll find that the lessons in this guide cover material you will be tested on when sitting for the Praxis Health and Physical Education Content Knowledge exam.
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About This Course
Get set for the Praxis Health & Physical Education Content Knowledge exam with this user-friendly test prep course. A collection of chapters and lessons are devoted to health and wellness, community health and advocacy, and sports and recreational activities for PE, as well as all the other topics that will appear on the exam. Work slowly or quickly according to your study needs.
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This course was last updated in 2020
Syllabus & Course Information
As you study this Praxis Health & Physical Education Content Knowledge exam prep course, you will have the opportunity to review information about health and wellness, human development, biomechanics, physical education sports and recreational activities, health and physical education programs and physical education curriculum development. Use this guide to ensure that you're able to:
- Identify health behavioral theories
- Discuss physical fitness
- Outline human body systems
- Talk about personal safety and injury prevention
- Describe child and adolescent development concepts
- Explain environmental and community health issues
- Define mental and emotional health disorders
- Understand collaboration and technology in physical education
- Outline physical education and health instructional and assessment strategies
- Implement strategies for communicating in physical education classrooms
Our engaging course is made up of 287 lessons in 27 chapters; review them 24 hours a day with a mobile device or a desktop computer. Use the lesson quizzes and chapter tests to assess your knowledge and make sure you're ready for exam day.
Praxis Health & Physical Education - Content Knowledge Exam Information
This course is comprised of chapters that address the subject matter on the Praxis Health and Physical Education Content Knowledge exam. The test is used in 13 states to determine the level of proficiency that prospective physical education/health teachers must possess before obtaining certification.
- Number of Questions: 130
- Question Type: selected-response questions
- Time Limit: 130 minutes
- Exam Cost: $120
Praxis Health & Physical Education - Content Knowledge Exam Breakdown
|Praxis Health & Physical Education - Content Knowledge Exam Concept||Percent of the Praxis Health & Physical Education - Content Knowledge Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Health Education as a Discipline/Health Instruction||20%||26 questions||57|
|Health Education Content||25%||32 questions||34|
|Content Knowledge & Student Growth & Development||17%||22 questions||95|
|Management, Motivation & Communication/Collaboration, Reflection & Technology||22%||29 questions||29|
|Planning, Instruction & Student Assessment||16%||21 questions||72|
Praxis Health & Physical Education - Content Knowledge Exam Preparation & Registration
This comprehensive study guide is a useful tool that will help you prepare to take the Praxis Health and Physical Education Content Knowledge exam if you are seeking to become a health/physical education teacher in the following states: Alaska, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Jersey, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
The guide offers the chance to refresh your memory or learn new details about material you can expect to be tested on when taking this exam. Health topics you can brush up on include health education program materials and curriculum, health education laws, health data tools, diet planning and nutritional needs, environmental and community health issues, human development and human anatomy. Physical education material addresses physical education program development and implementation, human kinetics, sports rules, body awareness and movement skills, physical education safety and trends in physical education. You can also study general teaching practices such as student assessment techniques, classroom management methods and learning strategies. Lessons are presented in short, engaging videos and printable transcripts. They contain self-assessment quizzes so you can determine if you are ready to take the Praxis exam.
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