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Ch 13: AEPA Phys Ed: Exercise & Body Composition

About This Chapter

Balance on the beam of knowledge by giving the materials in this chapter a look. Discover how to be a well-rounded person through exercise and body composition. Each key piece of information you need to become AEPA-certified in physical education has been put together and is ready for you to put to good use.

AEPA Physical Ed: Exercise & Body Composition - Chapter Summary

Fleshing out all the particulars of the AEPA test is required so you can receive that end-goal certification, and what comes next is looking over exercise and the composition of our human bodies. Topics in this chapter will assess your knowledge of:

  • Digesting how to improve our physical shape
  • Determining whether we can flex enough
  • Weighing our fat against the rest of our bodies
  • Learning why a flexible body is important
  • Leaning in to become more stretchable
  • Training our muscles for the right race
  • Seeing whether we can lift ourselves up to the challenge
  • Ringing the readying bell for conditioning activities
  • Getting the green light for training at all levels
  • Putting ourselves to the test to aerobically last
  • Reaching for appropriate levels of strength
  • Analyzing efficiency levels in the body

Keep in mind while you are looking at how to give others the physical lead in life that you can skim through the materials or stay in their midst as long as you want. Our videos can jump to whenever you want thanks to the timeline feature, and they can be enjoyed on the go. Not only that, but if there's something that you feel needs some clarification, our instructors are here to answer any and all questions.

AEPA Physical Ed: Exercise & Body Composition Objectives

Hiking up the physical education hill of certification in Arizona will be a day to remember, so you must get everything ready at the forefront of your mind regarding all the topics of physical education that involve bringing fat levels down and muscle levels up. Knowledge encapsulated within this Exercise and Body Composition chapter will be included in the movement activities content domain of the AEPA exam which will make up 25% of the entire physical education test. It's a good idea to get a feel for the kinds of questions you'll encounter on the AEPA test by taking the chapter's quizzes. Both our quizzes and the exam for AEPA certification require answers in multiple-choice form.

12 Lessons in Chapter 13: AEPA Phys Ed: Exercise & Body Composition
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Using Conditioning & Training Principles

1. Using Conditioning & Training Principles

In this lesson, we will discuss conditioning and training principles. We review some of the principles associated with these two concepts. We present training plans for running and Crossfit. Importantly, we also discuss nutrition, rest, and recovery.

Developing Aerobic Endurance

2. Developing Aerobic Endurance

What is aerobic endurance, and how do you increase this metric that is beneficial for so many sports? This lesson describes its basic principles and outlines how to develop skills and ensure safety while practicing.

Cardiorespiratory Fitness Activities for Various Levels

3. Cardiorespiratory Fitness Activities for Various Levels

Cardiorespiratory fitness is important at all ages and at all levels of development. This lesson will explore the many different types of fitness activities for various levels of fitness. We will end with a brief quiz to test what you have learned.

Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness: Techniques & Resources

4. Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness: Techniques & Resources

In this lesson we review ways to assess cardiorespiratory fitness. We describe the resources and techniques utilized to perform these tests and monitor endurance levels. We also elaborate on self-assessment techniques as well.

Developing Strength & Muscle Endurance

5. Developing Strength & Muscle Endurance

In this lesson we review ways to develop both strength and muscle endurance. We discuss principles and processes for achieving these skills and physiological goals along with crucial safety practices as well.

Activities for Building Strength & Muscular Endurance

6. Activities for Building Strength & Muscular Endurance

Workout fads come and go. New ways to lose weight and gain strength are always being touted as the latest, greatest thing. Most are gimmicky and expensive. There are many things that you can do at home or with limited gym equipment to build strength and muscular endurance.

Assessing Strength & Muscular Endurance

7. Assessing Strength & Muscular Endurance

In this lesson, we assess both strength and muscular endurance. We review both resources and accompanying techniques for the assessments, including self-monitoring. We also discuss the safety of specific exercises and equipment.

Developing Flexibility: Principles & Skills

8. Developing Flexibility: Principles & Skills

In this lesson, we will tackle two questions: Why do I need flexibility? How do I gain flexibility? Stretching and flexibility help us stay limber, remain injury free, improve performance, and generally achieve better health and wellness.

Activities for Improving Flexibility

9. Activities for Improving Flexibility

Flexibility is important not just to athletes but to our everyday lives as well. In this lesson, you'll learn what flexibility is, as well as certain things you can do to help improve your flexibility no matter how old you are.

Assessing Flexibility: Techniques, Resources & Self-Assessment

10. Assessing Flexibility: Techniques, Resources & Self-Assessment

In this lesson, we assess flexibility and discuss resources and techniques for doing so. We also review methodologies for self-assessment. We elaborate on seven of the most popular tests that are available to measure flexibility.

Determining Body Fat Content: Reliable Options & Optimal Weight

11. Determining Body Fat Content: Reliable Options & Optimal Weight

Many measurements and tests exist to determine your approximate body fat percentage and whether or not your body composition is of healthy proportions. Some of the well-known techniques are going to be the topic of discussion in this lesson.

How to Improve Body Composition

12. How to Improve Body Composition

In this lesson we will review ways to improve body composition. We will discuss the two major ways to change body composition which are strength training and cardiovascular training. We will also touch upon diet and safety practices.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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