Ch 5: Factors Influencing Physical Activity Choices

About This Chapter

Use these lessons to improve on what you already know about factors that affect physical activity choices. Examine the latest information and advice on physical education instruction and activities that are age-appropriate, national and state standards as a basis for designing a PE program, and more.

Factors Influencing Physical Activity Choices - Chapter Summary

This chapter will boost your understanding of factors that influence physical activity choices. See how to choose the sports and recreational activities that are level-appropriate. Study the information presented in other lessons, like:

  • Definition and goals of exercise physiology
  • Personal background as an influence on physical activity
  • PE programs that address different learning styles
  • Accommodation of diverse students in PE

Lessons are short and each comes with a quiz for assessing how well you understood the information just covered. You can submit any questions you have directly to a Study.com expert. There is a test at the end of the chapter that verifies your understanding of all of the key concepts.

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Factors Influencing Physical Activity Choices
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Exercise Physiology: Definition & Goals

1. Exercise Physiology: Definition & Goals

In this lesson, you will learn about exercise physiology and the role it plays in fitness. You'll also learn about the areas of specialization and goals of exercise physiology.

The Influence of Personal Background on Physical Activity

2. The Influence of Personal Background on Physical Activity

What sports do you love to play? Have you ever considered that your personal background may actually influence why you play one sport versus another? This lesson will describe how background factors influence your choices for physical activity.

Identifying Level-Appropriate Sports & Recreational Activities

3. Identifying Level-Appropriate Sports & Recreational Activities

In this lesson, we'll discuss some sports and recreational activities that are appropriate for different ages, different purposes, and also for varying developmental levels.

Age-Appropriate Physical Education Activities & Instruction

4. Age-Appropriate Physical Education Activities & Instruction

Physical education is an important aspect of a child's coordination and development, and it helps students engage in exercise. Use this lesson to understand how to tailor activities to each child's developmental level.

Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards

5. Designing PE Programs Based on National & State Standards

This lesson will teach you how to design effective standardized physical education programs. It'll guide you through the process of backwards planning and evaluating to create the depth and order of the content.

Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs

6. Addressing Different Learning Styles in PE Programs

Each student is unique and deserves the opportunity to approach learning in his or her own way. This lesson discusses appropriate physical education strategies and resources that address diverse learning styles.

Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class

7. Accommodating Diverse Students in Physical Education Class

You're going to learn how methods of instruction, activities, rules, and equipment can be altered in order to accommodate students of different cultures, languages, and physical abilities in this lesson.

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