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Praxis Health & Physical Education - Content Knowledge (5857): Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. As Physical Education professionals seek to integrate technology in order to keep children fit, they find that certain video games are actually quite useful in fitness regimens for children. Video games which require physical movements in order to succeed are referred to as _____, and they include examples like Dance Dance Revolution or Wii Fit.

Question 2 2. Someone suffering from extreme mood swings (from manic highs to euphoria to depressive lows), sudden and unexpected changes in energy levels, and impaired decision making is probably suffering from _____.

Question 3 3. _____ is saving energy by reducing usage. For example, you may unplug machines when not in use or turn off lights when not in a room or drive fewer miles each week.

Question 4 4. When taking residential safety precautions, _____ are NOT devices one should use.

Question 5 5. Which of the following actions should a parent NOT take when helping a child deal with a fear?

Question 6 6. In basic movement studies, slower more controlled movements are referred to as _____.

Question 7 7. _____ is one of the beneficial aspects of Cooperative Learning because students feel that they are not alone in completing the assignment and that they can depend on the group as the group depends on them.

Question 8 8. Which of the following sports requires the most running and thus is an excellent cardiovascular activity?

Question 9 9. _____ is a common STD that can infect both men and women. In women it can cause permanent damage to the reproductive system, cause fatal ectopic pregnancies, and can be given to a baby at childbirth. Though most infected people have no symptoms, most common symptoms are abnormal discharge from the vagina or penis, burning when urinating, pain and swelling of the testicles, rectal pain and bleeding.

Question 10 10. The _____ is the layer of the epidermis that is often only found on the soles of feet and the palms of hands.

Question 11 11. _____ is an organization which seeks to provide timely disaster relief services, military support services, blood services, health and safety services, and even international relief services. It was founded by Clara Barton in 1881.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT considered a global environmental concern?

Question 13 13. In which sport is it considered bad etiquette to wear clothing that does not cover your body, to wear sneakers with colorful patterns and/or brightly colored soles, and to shout or grunt while hitting the ball?

Question 14 14. Liquefied food and gastric juice is released by the _____ from the stomach only a bit at a time into the first section of the small intestine.

Question 15 15. In the sport of _____, a point can be scored against the last team to touch the ball before it lands out of bounds; teams may only strike the ball three times before sending it back to the other team; and players are never allowed to catch or hold the ball.

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