Concepts Notes January 11, 2020a.Academic discipline which involves the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life- kinesiology b.SLIDE 3- Why study Physical activity?a.PA is an integral part of lifei.How we explore our worldii.How we define ourselves as humaniii.How we develop a broad range of activities c.SLIDE 4- Understanding kinesiologya.Discipline focused on physical activityb.A discipline- body of knowledge organized around a central theme or focusd.SLIDE 5- What is physical activity?a.Inclusive- all human movement vs Exclusive- only human movement related to sporte.Perspectives of physical activitya.Perspective 1- Karl Newelli.Intentional, voluntary movement directed toward achieving and identifiable goalii.Key characteristics – no energy requirements, setting is irrelevant, movement directed toward purposeful end iii.Excludes involuntary reflexes and compulsive repetitive b.Perspective 2- carl Casperson/ CDCi.And bodily movement produced by skeletal muscle that increases energy expenditure above a basal levelii.Basal- restingiii.Many activities require little energy expenditure ( ADLs)f.Kinesiology commonly focused on two categories of physical activitya.Exercise- training( conditioning specialist) , health- related (personal trainer seeksto improve dimensions of health), therapy ( cardiac rehab, athletic trainer, physical therapist)b.Skilled movement- sport ( rules), developmental skill ( skilled movements not usually performed in sport settings ie. PE teacherc.Think of football goal postd.Categories are not mutually exclusiveg.SLIDES 10-11- Approaches to understand kinesiologya.Disciplinary knowledge that is grounded in the university and college curriculum… organized and scientifically verifiableb.
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