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1 Introduction to Kinesiology and Physical Activity (Discovering the Field of Physical Activity)
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KIN 170 Chapter 1 - Chapter 1 - Objectives Objectives Help you appreciate the pervasiveness and diversity of physical activity in human life Introduce you to ways of defining and thinking about physical activity Introduce you to the discipline of kinesiology and its relation to physical activity (continued)
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KIN 170 Chapter 1 - Chapter 1 - Objectives Objectives Familiarize you with the types of knowledge about physical activity acquired through experience, scholarly study, and professional practice Introduce you to the notion of a profession and physical activity careers
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KIN 170 Indicators of Importance of Indicators of Importance of Physical Activity to Our Physical Activity to Our Cognitive, Emotional, and Cognitive, Emotional, and Physical Well-being Physical Well-being Increased number of college and university curriculums dedicated to the study of physical activity Explosion of career opportunities for college-trained professionals with in- depth knowledge of scientific and humanistic bases of physical activity and/or training in professional practice
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KIN 170 Career Opportunities Career Opportunities Traditional: physical education teacher coach More recent: physical therapist cardiac rehab. sports management athletic training fitness leadership and management others
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KIN 170 Indicators of Importance of Indicators of Importance of Physical Activity to Our Physical Activity to Our Cognitive, Emotional, and Cognitive, Emotional, and Physical Well-being Physical Well-being Physical activity is vital to human life and deserves to be studied.
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KIN 170 What is a discipline? What is a discipline? Organized body of knowledge Unique body of knowledge
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KIN 170 How is the discipline of How is the discipline of kinesiology learned? kinesiology learned? Planned and systematic scholarly study (reading, writing, memorization, thinking, and discussion) Through performing and watching (experiencing physical activity) continued
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KIN 170 How is the discipline of How is the discipline of kinesiology learned? kinesiology learned? Through professional practice (systematic manipulation of the physical activity experiences of other to achieve certain predetermined ends)
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KIN 170 What is kinesiology? What is kinesiology? continued
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KIN 170 What is kinesiology? What is kinesiology? (text) continued … knowledge derived from experiencing physical activity, scholarly study of physical activity, and professional practice centered in physical activity, but only when that knowledge is embedded in a college or university curriculum in kinesiology and/or used by kinesiologists in their physical activity research
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KIN 170 Text’s Definition of Text’s Definition of Kinesiology Kinesiology Defines what is part of the discipline and what is not Remains a function of curriculum and research in colleges and universities Tends to be more highly organized and more scientifically verifiable
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course KIN 170 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.

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