Ch 14: NES Phys Ed: Weight Management

About This Chapter

The Weight Management chapter of our NES Physical Education test prep course provides you with valuable preparation for the NES Physical Education exam. You will find the video and text lessons brief but informative, and the quizzes are a useful study tool.

NES Physical Education: Weight Management - Chapter Summary

In today's world it is becoming increasingly difficult to achieve and maintain a healthy weight: a cornerstone of physical fitness and physical education. This chapter provides a comprehensive look at the many aspects of weight control and how they affect our overall health. The lessons include the topics shown below:

  • Setting up and following a fitness plan; considerations
  • Goal-setting, weight-loss strategies
  • Cultivating healthy eating habits
  • Overweight versus obesity
  • Risks of obesity and contributing factors
  • Making fitness part of a daily routine

The features of this chapter allow you to study efficiently and effectively, and the mobile nature of our materials gives you the means to study from anywhere. You can view the lessons as often as you please, replay selected parts using the timeline feature, emphasize the areas in which you need reinforcement and skip any parts you already know well. Your time is valuable, and our study guide allows you to make the most of it.

NES Physical Education: Weight Management Chapter Objectives

As part of the teacher certification process, the NES Physical Education test evaluates your knowledge of health and fitness, weight control, sports and athletics and more. This chapter focuses on material covered in Domain III: Lifelong Physical Fitness, which accounts for 25% of the test. The test is 150 questions long and is computer-based. Allquestions follow a multiple-choice format.

9 Lessons in Chapter 14: NES 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 daily life. We will end with a brief quiz to see what you have learned.

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