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Physical Fitness Testing & Prescription - Chapter Summary
Our lessons will boost your knowledge of physical fitness testing and prescription. What is exercise prescription and how do you apply stretching, aerobics, and strength training in physical education? Other lesson material includes:
- Fitness testing types in schools
- Fitness goals for different ages
- Definition and process overview of exercise prescription
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1. Types of Fitness Testing in Schools
Schools use a variety of methods to test the fitness levels of students. This lesson will examine the benefits and drawbacks of fitness testing and will end with a short quiz to see what you have learned.
2. Technologies for Fitness Testing & Training
Everybody wants to become fitter and live healthier, but not everyone knows how to go about this process. We offer you a little guidance by reviewing various devices and technologies available to reach your goal of a healthier lifestyle.
3. Components of Exercise Programs: Aerobics, Strength Training & Stretching
Ever wonder what stretching, strength training, and aerobic exercises are? You'll learn about them in this lesson. You'll also find out what some basic recommendations are for each type of exercise.
4. Setting Physical Fitness Goals at Different Ages
Physical fitness plays a crucial role throughout life. From young to old, the state of our physical fitness determines the quality of our lives. Maintaining proper physical fitness at every stage of life can be accomplished by setting fitness goals.
5. Exercise Prescription: Definition & Process Overview
Have you ever heard the expression, ''An apple a day keeps the doctor away?'' In this lesson we discuss the concept of exercise prescriptions, which many doctors and physiotherapists are now recommending as a means to maintain overall wellness.
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Other chapters within the CSET Physical Education Subtest I (129): Practice & Study Guide course
- About the CSET Physical Education Test
- Physical Fitness & Development
- Motor Learning & Development
- Body Systems
- Motion & Movement
- Effects of Exercise
- Components of Wellness
- Safety, Injury Prevention & First Aid
- Physiological Principles of Fitness
- Physical Education Class Planning
- Physical Individual & Team Activities
- Positive Effects of Fitness
- Physical Education Student Assessments
- CSET Physical Education Subtest 1 Flashcards