Outline Week 10, Lecture 1 [F'07]

Outline Week 10, Lecture 1 [F'07] - HHS 231 Fall 2007...

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HHS 231 Fall 2007 Outline for Week 10, Lecture 1 Part 1: “Living in a Modern World: Physical Activity Environments” Ecological Models of Behavior Ecological models suggest individuals are influenced by a combination of… 1. Intrapersonal Variables 2. Public policy factors 3. Physical environment factors 4. Sociocultural factors The unit of analysis is… the behavioral setting Definition: the context in which social and physical behavior occurs Two important questions to consider? 1. How does this setting influence activity levels ? 2. How can we change the setting to promote activity? Ecological Model of Behavior - What are the different levels we can intervene at? Public Policy Create… legislation and other social regulations to influence physical activity Physical Environment Alter… the physical characteristics of behavioral setting to influence physical activity Sociocultural Environments, e.g. workplace, community How can we…
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Outline Week 10, Lecture 1 [F'07] - HHS 231 Fall 2007...

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