Ch 14: MTTC Physical Education: Fitness & Behavior

About This Chapter

Let us help you review cognitive development, healthy competition and more as you refresh your knowledge of fitness and behavior. Review short lessons and take self-assessment quizzes to ensure you're prepared for the MTTC Physical Education test.

MTTC Physical Education: Fitness & Behavior - Chapter Summary

As you study for the MTTC Physical Education test, you want to feel confident in your ability to address all exam topics. This chapter gives you an exclusive look at a portion of those topics by reviewing fitness and behavior. Explore comprehensive lessons to ensure you're able to do the following on the test:

  • Explain how to promote positive behavior with fitness
  • Share the physical, social and emotional benefits of participating in sports
  • Describe how an appreciation of diversity is developed through fitness
  • Discuss how fitness promotes healthy competition and achievement
  • Provide strategies for fostering cognitive development in physical education
  • Identify and describe communication methods in the physical education classroom

This chapter offers a number of benefits that can enhance your preparations for the exam. You can access expert instruction from the comfort of your home, or review lessons on the go via your mobile devices. If you need additional details about any lesson topic, you can submit questions to our experts. Any time you want to gauge your comprehension of fitness and behavior, take short lesson quizzes and a broader practice chapter exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 14: MTTC Physical Education: Fitness & Behavior
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Promoting Positive Behavior With Fitness

1. Promoting Positive Behavior With Fitness

In this lesson, we will read about ways to promote positive behavior with fitness. We will explore the related methodologies including health promotion, crime reduction, community involvement, and social media. We'll also look at important developmental aspects such as honesty and sportsmanship.

Physical, Social and Emotional Benefits of Participating in Sports

2. Physical, Social and Emotional Benefits of Participating in Sports

Participation in sports has a positive impact on youth. This lesson will examine some of the physical, social, and emotional benefits that are gained through athletics.

Understanding Diversity Through Fitness

3. Understanding Diversity Through Fitness

This lesson defines the terms respect and acceptance. It also discusses how teachers can use sports and games to help students understand diversity and how to appreciate others that are different from them.

How Fitness Promotes Healthy Competition & Achievement

4. How Fitness Promotes Healthy Competition & Achievement

In this lesson we review ways fitness promotes both achievement and healthy competition. We also discuss some of the other positive benefits of fitness and elaborate on healthy alternatives to risky behaviors.

Fostering Cognitive Development in Physical Education Programs

5. Fostering Cognitive Development in Physical Education Programs

This lesson discusses strategies for using physical education to promote critical thinking, goal-setting, decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills in students.

Communication Methods in the Physical Education Classroom

6. Communication Methods in the Physical Education Classroom

In this lesson you will learn about communication methods that teachers can use in the physical education classroom. Verbal, nonverbal, and written communication will be discussed.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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