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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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Other chapters within the NES Physical Education (506): Practice & Study Guide course
- NES Phys Ed: Growth & Development
- NES Phys Ed: Wellness & Activity
- NES Phys Ed: The Skeletal System
- NES Phys Ed: The Muscular System
- NES Phys Ed: The Circulatory System
- NES Phys Ed: The Respiratory System
- NES Phys Ed: The Nervous System
- NES Phys Ed: The Digestive System
- NES Phys Ed: Physical Activity & the Body
- NES Phys Ed: Motor Development & Learning
- NES Phys Ed: Movement Concepts & Biomechanics
- NES Phys Ed: Sports & Recreational Activities
- NES Phys Ed: Exercise & Body Composition
- NES Phys Ed: Responsible Personal & Social Behaviors
- NES Phys Ed: Supporting Student Development
- NES Phys Ed: Organizing & Evaluating Phys Ed Programs
- NES Phys Ed: Maintaining a Safe Environment