PSY 104 Lecture 15 - Handout

PSY 104 Lecture 15 - Handout - Objectives Exercising QUIN...

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Exercising Q UIN 1 Objectives • Analyze the role of exercise as part of health and disease • Create an intervention based on the different forms of exercise 2 • Evaluate how the physical environment and current cultural norms affect our health Introduction •J im F i x x – Running guru – The Complete Book f Running (1977) – Started the running rage • Exercise cults and tourists – Too many people in a marathon? • Proper exercise 3 History • Ancient China – Emphasis on physical activity as part of health • Ancient Greece – Galen cautions against too much • John Morgan – Oarsmen in Oxford and Cambridge meet 4 Definitions • Physical activity – Broad term that has been defined as any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in energy expenditure 5 – Twiddling thumbs to iron man triathalon • Energy needs – Basal metabolic rate (50% - 70%) – Thermic food effect (7%-10%) – Physical activity (rest) Definitions • Exercise – Subset of physical activity – Defined as planned, structured, and repetitive bodily movement done to 6
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