Ch 7: MTLE Physical Education: Personal Wellness & Fitness

About This Chapter

Explore the concepts regarding personal wellness and fitness that the MTLE Physical Education exam will test you on. Engaging video lessons will get you ready for related questions on the exam.

MTLE Physical Education: Personal Wellness & Fitness - Chapter Summary

Individuals preparing to take the MTLE Physical Education exam should be familiar with the personal wellness and fitness topics covered in these lessons. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be ready to answer any questions about the following:

  • Emotional and social factors that impact physical education
  • How personal background influences physical activity
  • Changes in physical activity during life
  • Factors that influence physical performance and fitness
  • Different training and conditioning principles
  • How body systems are affected by physical activity and inactivity
  • Lifestyle and nutritional choices
  • How to maintain wellness throughout life

Each facet of wellness is covered by a carefully crafted video lesson. Complete the lesson quizzes to confirm your understanding of the content you review. You can use the video tags to quickly locate any video segments you'd like to see again.

13 Lessons in Chapter 7: MTLE Physical Education: Personal Wellness & Fitness
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Social & Emotional Factors Influencing Physical Education

1. Social & Emotional Factors Influencing Physical Education

In this lesson, we will define and discuss some of the social and emotional influences on student learning in the physical education setting and look at examples of how these influences can positively or negatively impact success.

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.

How Physical Activity Changes Throughout Life

3. How Physical Activity Changes Throughout Life

The amount and type of physical activity that people engage in changes throughout life. In this lesson, we'll explore how physical activity changes throughout the different life stages, from infancy to late adulthood.

Physical Activity: Health, Fitness and Performance

4. Physical Activity: Health, Fitness and Performance

Physical activity is any movement of your muscles that uses energy. Physical activity helps you achieve better health, fitness and performance. Learn how the overload principle and specificity principle improve your fitness and performance.

Factors Affecting Physical Fitness & Performance

5. Factors Affecting Physical Fitness & Performance

What kinds of things impact physical fitness and performance, and how can teachers make the most of them? This lesson outlines factors impacting fitness and provides strategies to use in classrooms.

Using Conditioning & Training Principles

6. 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.

Effects of Physical Activity on Body Systems

7. 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

8. 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.

Factors to Consider in Fitness & Weight Management

9. 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.

Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources

10. 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.

Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

11. 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!

Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

12. 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

13. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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