Ch2 The Spheres of Physical Activity

Ch2 The Spheres of Physical Activity - The Spheres of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Click to edit Master subtitle style The Spheres of Physical Activity Experience Chapter 2
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
The Spheres of PA Experience The spheres are intended to highlight the different compartments of our life experiences in which PA plays an important part. Some activities may be common to more than one sphere of experience. The purpose is to provide you with a general framework for thinking about the importance and pervasiveness of physical activity in your life.
Background image of page 2
The Sphere of Self-Sufficiency Physical activity necessary to take care of yourself. Can be used to judge one’s level of independence. Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) Includes personal behaviors Bathing, dressing, transferring, using the toilet, eating, and walking Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) Include less personal activities and are more strenuous than ADLs Light housework, preparing meals, taking medications, shopping for groceries or clothes, and using the telephone Home Maintenance Activities More complicated and demand more energy than ADLs and
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Self-Sufficiency and Aging By 2030, 22% of the US population will be 65 or older 11.8% of 55- to 64- year olds have ADL impairments Almost 50% of 85+ population have ADL impairments Older people are often injured trying to do ADLs and IADLs, may stop doing those activities leading to increases dependence on others Quality of life (QOL) decreases
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 16

Ch2 The Spheres of Physical Activity - The Spheres of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online