Ch1 Intro to Kines

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INTRODUCTION TO  PHYSICAL ACTIVITY HES 200
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SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINES Discipline Body of knowledge organized around a theme or focus Figure 1.1
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KINESIOLOGY A discipline focused on human physical activity Knowledge derived from Experience (participation or observation) Scholarly Study Professional Practice
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DEFINING PHYSICAL  ACTIVITY Surgeon General’s Definition “bodily movement that is produced by contraction of  skeletal muscles and that substantially increases energy  expenditure.” Centers for Disease Control Anything that gets your body moving Focus on improving health, aerobic, and muscle  strengthening American Heart Association Structured exercise program or part of daily routine All PA adds up to a healthier heart
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DEFINING PHYSICAL  ACTIVITY Newell’s Definition (1990) “Intentional and voluntary movement directed toward  achieving an identifiable goal.” Based on this definition- All movement is NOT physical activity. All physical activity IS movement.
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PART I: EXPERIENCING  PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Involves Direct participation in physical activity Observation of physical activity Both generate highly personal sensations, emotions,  thoughts, and feeling
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