ch3 - 3 The Importance of Physical Activity Experiences KIN...

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3 The Importance of Physical Activity Experiences
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Objectives Objectives Gain appreciation for PA Encourage appreciation for various ways to experience/expand potential for PA Develop insights into factors necessary for PA prescription Discuss relationships of PA and fitness Discuss how the effects of experience may be modified (heredity and other factors) KIN 170 Explain basic principles governing the relationships among: skill, practice, and learning performance capacity, training, & conditioning
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Activity Experience Activity Experience What are the experiences experiences that led you here…to study kinesiology? KIN 170
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Activity Experience Activity Experience Training in, observation of, practice of, or participation in physical activity. Differentiated from subjective physical activity experiences. Kinesiologists are experts at designing and manipulating physical activity experiences to bring about desired ends.
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Is rooted in intricate, intelligent plans Can be used to express aesthetic imagination, moral reasoning Physical Activity as a Physical Activity as a Signature of Humanity Signature of Humanity Is flexible/adaptable Human Physical Activity Illustrates capacity to improve performance through planned and systematic practice and training
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Factors Influencing the Factors Influencing the Kinds and Amounts of Kinds and Amounts of Our Physical Activity Our Physical Activity Experiences Experiences 60% US adults. ..not active 25% US adults…no leisure PA 5+day/wk 22% adults…30 min light moderate leisure 3Xwk 25% report 20 min light moderate leisure no significant increases in PA in mid80s to 90s despite the scientific evidence 50% US…age 12-21 regular PA…25% engage in no PA 14% young people report engaging in no vigorous, moderate, or light PA of any kind KIN 170
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Factors Influencing the Factors Influencing the Kinds and Amounts of Kinds and Amounts of Our Physical Activity Our Physical Activity Experiences Experiences
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Social Environment Social Environment Parents Peers Teachers and coaches
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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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