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Ch 14: AEPA Phys Ed: Weight Management

About This Chapter

Use the materials in this chapter to learn about causes of obesity, steps in setting fitness goals and how to create a plan for sound nutrition. The content assembled in these lessons will give you what you need to pass the AEPA Physical Education exam.

AEPA Phys Ed: Weight Management - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons offer a review of the benefits of exercise and good nutrition as a way of weight management, as well as a look at how being obese and overweight differ. Lesson topics will delve into:

  • Keeping on the move every day
  • Causes of obesity
  • Bearing in mind how to best stay fit
  • Separating the good foods from the bad
  • Sizing up the problems associated with a larger build
  • Setting the right health benchmarks
  • Staying on track to a healthy lifestyle
  • Tailoring activities for each person
  • Shedding the pounds for a good body proportion

While you are taking a refresher on how to keep the pounds off, you can stay in an area as long as you want or take things on a quicker stride. If there is something that might need to be clarified a little bit more, our instructors are standing ready to answer questions at any time.

AEPA Phys Ed: Weight Management Chapter Objectives

Getting certified in Arizona as a physical education teacher requires passing the AEPA Physical Education exam. Concepts found in this Weight Management chapter will be included in the lifelong physical fitness content domain of the AEPA exam, which comprises 25 percent of the full physical education test. You can also get a sense of the kinds of questions on the actual AEPA test with our own practice questions, as both our quizzes and the exam for AEPA certification consist of multiple-choice questions.

9 Lessons in Chapter 14: AEPA Phys Ed: Weight Management
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Designing & Implementing Individualized Fitness Plans

1. Designing & Implementing Individualized Fitness Plans

In this lesson, you will learn ways to design and implement individualized fitness plans. You will learn how to initially check your fitness level, preview a sample plan, and set goals and stick with them as you become healthier.

Maintaining a Healthy Weight: Strategies, Methods & Effectiveness

2. Maintaining a Healthy Weight: Strategies, Methods & Effectiveness

Three major but important strategies can help you maintain a healthy weight. Throughout this lesson, we'll take a look at exercise, diet, and (believe it or not) sleep as important strategies for achieving this goal.

Using Fitness Assessments to Set Health Goals

3. Using Fitness Assessments to Set Health Goals

Everybody wants to get healthier, so let's learn how to use fitness assessments to set your health goals. We'll look at an actual list of popular tests and techniques and we'll discuss how to interpret the tests so you can reach your health goals.

How to Establish & Monitor Fitness Goals

4. How to Establish & Monitor Fitness Goals

Confused about how to establish, monitor, and achieve your fitness and nutrition goals? This lesson explains how to use the SMART approach to successfully manage these important objectives.

Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources

5. Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources

This lesson will help you see how easy it is to track what you eat and change your diet for the better. It will also provide you with additional information on where a wealth of information on healthy nutrition can be found.

The Issue of Weight Management: Obesity, Risks & Weight Problems

6. The Issue of Weight Management: Obesity, Risks & Weight Problems

Being overweight or obese are two conditions that have similarities in the problems they may cause, but they aren't precisely the same. This lesson will point out the differences and the unfortunate similarities between the two.

Factors Contributing to Overweight and Obesity Problems

7. Factors Contributing to Overweight and Obesity Problems

Sometimes our hands are tied with respect to what happens in life. But not always. In this lesson, you'll learn that despite the apparently uncontrollable risk factors for obesity, two important, controllable aspects may help you overcome the possibility of obesity.

Factors to Consider in Fitness & Weight Management

8. Factors to Consider in Fitness & Weight Management

In this lesson, we examine several factors to consider in fitness and weight management. We cover the cost, accessibility, time necessary, and resources needed to reach these goals. We also cover the effect genetics has on these issues.

Integrating Fitness into Daily Life

9. Integrating Fitness into Daily Life

Physical fitness offers many benefits. This lesson will discuss some ways for integrating fitness into your daily life, including the use of technology to keep you on track.

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