Kines 3502 Introduction draft

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Term Paper: Introduction Section Draft 1 Heather Hopkins Kinesiology 3502 Section 5 Dr. Baker September 13, 2011 Term Paper: Introduction Section Draft Scenario: My population is college females with the age range of 18-24. The females have to be in pretty good health, no major health problems that could be affected by physical activity and non-smokers. They also cannot be pregnant. The participants may have to participant in walking, running, or muscular fitness tests. The participants with certain disabilities may not be able to participant in these tests and activities. The college females have to have time to do these activities and tests and be able to complete them fully and as accurately as possible. These tests and activities are going to give us the effects of physical activity on college females. Pre-assessment Screening: The pre-assessment screening is a test or questionnaire given to all participants before they complete the tests and activities. This is to check the participants’ health background to make sure that they are healthy enough to participate. We do not want the participant to get hurt during these tests and activities, so getting as much health information as we can, will help us prevent from getting injured in any way. There are some major and questionnaires that are being used today by many researchers such as the PARQ and health- related fitness form (Humphrey). Certain questions on some of the questionnaires, such as the PARQ, where if the participant checks yes to a certain health-related question, they are not allowed to take part in the tests and activities. This is because if they take part in the test and they have a problem because of the certain health issue that they checked off; it could be dangerous or even deadly. The
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Term Paper: Introduction Section Draft 2 participants in my test all had no to the PARQ questions (Humphrey). The participant will have to fill out a health related physical fitness assessment so that the tests givers know what type of physical activity or lifestyle habits the participant has (YMCA). This is another aid in choosing the right tests and activities to allow the participant to take part in. The participants in my study
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