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Ch 4: PLACE Physical Education: Stress & Relationships During Adolescence

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Study the impact of teen stress and social development on physical health with our lessons and quizzes. Knowledge of these topics is helpful for the Program for Licensing Assessments for Colorado Educators (PLACE) Physical Education exam.

PLACE Physical Education: Stress & Relationships During Adolescence - Chapter Summary

What role does stress, peer pressure and socialization play on the physical performance and abilities of teenagers? The lessons in this chapter cover this material that you may be tested on in the human development section of the PLACE Physical Education exam. Once you have successfully reviewed these lessons, you should be familiar with:

  • Defining stress and stressors
  • Understanding how children cope with stress
  • Relating causes of teen stress
  • Naming stress-related psychological disorders
  • Describing two hypotheses concerning social support
  • Looking at the impact of school and peers on teenage development
  • Identifying the four main influences of socialization for teens
  • Detailing the importance of self-concept and self-understanding

The material is explained in basic terms and the text is supported by examples to enhance the learning experience. You can assess what you have learned and retained by using the accompanying quizzes, which can help determine your preparedness for taking the PLACE Physical Education exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 4: PLACE Physical Education: Stress & Relationships During Adolescence
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Where Does Stress Come From?

1. Where Does Stress Come From?

Explore the wonderful world of all the things that cause us stress. From school and work to internal and interpersonal stressors, we'll define what stressors are and the many places they arise from in this lesson.

Stress: Definition and Impact on Overall Health

2. Stress: Definition and Impact on Overall Health

Stress, distress, eustress: just thinking about those terms may make you stress out! Don't worry, this lesson will define them and show plenty of examples of them in a manner that will calm your mind!

Stress and Resilience in Middle Childhood

3. Stress and Resilience in Middle Childhood

Childhood can be a stressful time. But what causes children to feel stress, and how can they deal with it? Watch this lesson to find out what factors impact how much stress a child feels, and what properties of resilience allow children to deal with stress.

What Causes Teen Stress?

4. What Causes Teen Stress?

In this lesson we'll explore what causes stress in teenagers. We'll look at the increasingly high pressures to succeed academically, as well as relationship stress with families and peers. We'll also explore how the problems of poverty and neighborhood violence can cause stress in teenagers.

Stress Disorders: Definition and Perspectives

5. Stress Disorders: Definition and Perspectives

Everyone has to deal with stress, but some people do not manage their stress in a healthy way. In this lesson, we will look more closely at psychological disorders related to stress, including ways that people react to and manage stress.

Coping With Stress: Techniques, Attitudes & Reducing Exposure

6. Coping With Stress: Techniques, Attitudes & Reducing Exposure

Work, school, and life in general have plenty of things that cause us a lot of stress. If you'd like to learn some techniques that help to deal with these problems, watch or read this lesson.

Social Support and Stress: Emotional vs. Instrumental Support

7. Social Support and Stress: Emotional vs. Instrumental Support

Social support is an important tool for coping with stress. There are two main and contradicting hypotheses about the role of social support in stressful situations: the buffering hypothesis and the main effects hypothesis. In this lesson, we'll learn more about social support and its effects on stress.

Peers, Schools, and Adolescent Development

8. Peers, Schools, and Adolescent Development

Adolescence is a time of change for most people. In this lesson, we'll look at the changes that occur in adolescence, including why peer groups become so important to teenagers and how school affects development.

Peer Relationships in Middle Childhood

9. Peer Relationships in Middle Childhood

As children grow, they become more independent of their parents and turn to their peers more often. In this lesson, we'll examine children's evolving concepts of friendship, peer group norms, social conformity, and social comparison.

Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media

10. Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media

The socialization that we receive in childhood has a lasting effect on our ability to interact with others in society. In this lesson, we identify and discuss four of the most influential agents of socialization in childhood: family, school, peers, and media.

Self-Understanding & Self-Concept: How We Perceive Ourselves

11. Self-Understanding & Self-Concept: How We Perceive Ourselves

Answering the question 'Who am I?' can lead to a solid self-concept and self-understanding. Watch this lesson to find out more about the difference in these two things, as well as the factors that go into each of them.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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