Midterm Review

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03:11 Midterm Review     Lecture One     Physical Activity o Bodily movement that is produced by the contraction of skeletal muscle  and that substantially increases energy expenditure. 2 types – exercise and sport Holistic Kinesiology- mind, body, spirit, emotion Kinesiology Mission: The Department of Kinesiology is concerned with the  many aspects of human movement and its application to physical activity and  the quality of life.  Faculty members are dedicated to a broad understanding  of health and exercise in schools, community fitness centers, hospitals,  rehabilitation units, business and industry and a variety of sport settings.  The  program explores a full continuum of processes and outcomes, and is  concerned with individuals ranging from young to old, healthy to diseased,  and skilled to unskilled. The Professions of Kinesiology Complex, systematic body of theoretical knowledge Formal education process Standards and competencies for entry Growth and development within the field Valued by society Code of ethics to protect those served Obesity Trends     Obesity o Having a very high amt. of body fat in relation to lean body mass of 30 or  higher Body Mass Index
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o A measure of an adults weight in relation to his or her height  o Specifically the adults weight in kilograms/ by the square of his or her  height in meters U.S. Adults between 1985 and 2005 o Dramatic increase in obesity in the past 20 years o Most obesity states are: West Virginia, Louisiana, Mississippi (over 30%) Athletic Training     Athletic trainer: Allied healthcare professional educated and skilled in meeting  the healthcare needs of the physically active individual Allied healthcare professionals o Hold a medical license to practice o Educated and experienced in: Injury prevention, assessment, treatment Injury rehabilitation What does is taken to be a certified athletic trainer:  o Graduate from a CAATE-accredited degree program Approximately 350 nationwide LSU accredited since 2004 o Pass a national medical board examination by the BOC   o Maintain education/skills by completing specific continuing education unit  (CEU) activities (80 hrs every 3 years) o (Professional Rescuer CPR/AED/First Aid) o Works under the direction of licensed physician and with other healthcare  professionals Average Salary
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o 70% of all ATC’s have a Master’s degree or PhD o Almost 50% female o Average Salary: $ depends on position + EXP What skills does an ATC possess? o
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2010 for the course KIN 2501 taught by Professor Hargroder during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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