Ch 5: MEGA Physical Education: Personal Wellness & Fitness

About This Chapter

Refresh your memory about personal wellness and fitness topics by using this engaging chapter. It is designed to get you ready for the MEGA Physical Education exam.

MEGA Physical Education: Personal Wellness & Fitness - Chapter Summary

Thanks to the video lessons in this chapter, learning about physical education and personal wellness isn't difficult. These lessons prepare you for questions on the exam relating to:

  • Lifestyle choices and personal wellness
  • Physical activity and its effects on the body
  • Factors in weight management
  • Dimensions of health and wellness
  • Effects of inactivity
  • Maintaining wellness through the years

This chapter uses engaging video lessons which range from 5-10 minutes in length. After viewing them, see what information you retained by taking the self-assessment quizzes. As you make your way through these resources, track your progress with our dashboard. You also can revisit specific parts of a lesson quickly by using the video tags, and pick up on key terms and phrases with the transcripts.

8 Lessons in Chapter 5: MEGA Physical Education: Personal Wellness & Fitness
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Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

1. Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

What are lifestyle choices? What are acute and chronic problems? Which U.S. agencies are important for disease prevention? You'll find out about this and more in this lesson!

Effects of Physical Activity on Body Systems

2. Effects of Physical Activity on Body Systems

In this lesson we'll discuss the effects, both short-term and long-term, of physical activity on each of the major systems of the human body. In addition, we'll discuss both the positive and negative effects of exercise.

How Inactivity Affects Human Body Systems

3. How Inactivity Affects Human Body Systems

Physical inactivity affects you inside and out from head to toe. This lesson discusses how a lack of exercise can lead to a variety of physical disorders in many of your body systems.

Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources

4. 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.

Integrating Fitness into Daily Life

5. 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.

Factors to Consider in Fitness & Weight Management

6. 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.

Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

7. Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

It's important to be happy and healthy! This lesson will contrast between health and wellness as well as what the different dimension of wellness are and how they interact.

Maintaining Wellness Throughout the Lifespan

8. Maintaining Wellness Throughout the Lifespan

What does it mean to be well? How can we maintain wellness throughout the lifespan? This lesson will discuss wellness and will introduce different ways to maintain it throughout the lifespan.

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