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Click to edit Master subtitle style   KIN 3502: Tests and  Measurement in Kinesiology Dr. Birgitta Baker [email protected] Office: 51 HP Long Fieldhouse Office Hours: By appointment 11
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  Getting to know you: Name Concentration Career Goal What commitments do you have outside of  school? What do you like to do in your spare time? What (if any) physical activities do you do?  PA Level – Do you meet the Physical Activity  Guidelines? (30 min MVPA 5+ days per week)? 22
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  3 types of class information General Writing, verbal communication Topic Specific Statistics, test and measurement principles Field Specific Tests/methods we use in Kinesiology 33
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  What is this class about?  Measurement Evaluation Research 44
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  Where does Kinesiology  fit in the Big Picture? Important Trends:   Obesity Epidemic Aging population Limited resources 55
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  What will we be measuring? Health Related Physical Fitness Physical Activity Physical Activity Environment 66
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  What Is Physical Fitness? CDC (1985)  “a set of attributes or  characteristics that people have or achieve  that relates to the ability to perform  physical activity.”   Health related— includes the components of  physical fitness that have a relationship to good  health Sport/skill related— includes specialized  77
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  Components of Health-Related  Physical Fitness  Cardiorespiratory  fitness Ability of the circulatory and respiratory system  to supply oxygen during sustained physical  activity  Body composition The relative amounts of muscle, fat, bone, and  other components Muscular strength Ability of muscle to exert force Muscular  endurance  Ability of muscle to continue to perform without  fatigue Flexibility Range of motion available at a joint 88
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  Why are Measurement/ Allow us to show that what we do matters! Evaluate effectiveness of: 
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course KINES 3502 taught by Professor Baker during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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