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OAE Physical Education: Principles of Biomechanics - Chapter Summary
The lessons that make up this chapter cover the biomechanics information you can expect to be tested on when you sit for the OAE Physical Education exam. They address fundamental concepts of motion, movement, speed, acceleration, balance and force as well as the differences between locomotor and non-locomotor skills. Your full grasp of this material will be reflected in your ability to:
- Discuss motor learning theories and concepts
- Illustrate details about biomechanics and kinesiology
- Relate characteristics of locomotor and non-locomotor skills
- Show examples of activities used to develop locomotor and non-locomotor skills
- Describe object control and manipulation
- Name ways in which all movement skills are used in combination
Our lessons provide you with the opportunity to view videos or print and study lesson transcripts. Once you feel confident in your knowledge, you can take self-assessment quizzes that measure what you have learned and help to determine your readiness in taking the OAE Physical Education exam.
1. Fundamental Concepts of Movement & Physicality
What are the fundamental movement skills? Why are they useful? Can movement based instruction help with other skills? These are some of the ideas we will be discussing in this lesson.
2. Principles of Biomechanics & Kinesiology Related to Motor Skills & Movement Patterns
In this lesson, we review how biomechanics and kinesiology relate to both motor skills and movement patterns. We also discuss some of the basic principles of each and how they relate to human movement, the brain, muscles, and the body.
3. What Are Locomotor Skills? - Definition, Instruction & Examples
We are about to get a move on, literally! This lesson describes the difference between locomotor and non-locomotor skills and explains the vital role each plays in the development of a child's physical abilities.
4. What Are Non-locomotor Skills? - Definition & Characteristics
There are three fundamental body movement skills typically taught in elementary physical education. They are locomotor, non-locomotor, and manipulative skills. This lesson defines and explains non-locomotor skills.
5. Object Control Skills: Characteristics & Critical Elements
In this lesson we will review object control skills and manipulative skills. We will identify specific characteristics and crucial elements of the skills, as well.
6. Developing Movement Skills: Principles & Activities
In this lesson, we discuss ways to develop movement skills. These include locomotor, non-locomotor, and object control skills, used separately or in combination.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - Physical Education (034): Practice & Study Guide course
- OAE Physical Education: Human Growth & Development
- OAE Physical Education: Anatomy & Physiology
- OAE Physical Education: Motor Development & Learning
- OAE Physical Education: Sports & Recreational Activities
- OAE Physical Education: Group & Adventure Activities
- OAE Physical Education: Health-Related Physical Fitness
- OAE Physical Education: Fitness & Weight Management Plans
- OAE Physical Education: Socially & Personally Responsible Behavior
- OAE Physical Education: Physical Education Programs
- OAE Physical Education: Instructional Activities
- OAE Physical Education: Professional & Safety Guidelines
- Ohio Assessments for Educators Physical Education Flashcards