143adherence1

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1 Adherence to Exercise • Many factors addressed in design of fitness program - goals, rewards, progression • Availability of programs- Time and location – Convenience - close to home, minimum preparation time, • Social support - programming should deal with family and significant others • Program characteristics – Qualified and enthusiastic personnel – Individual prescription and Variety – Training diary, periodic evaluation, avoiding too much too soon -
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Unformatted text preview: higher drop out rate with higher intensity, frequency or duration Patience -give yourself a chance to succeed - set realistic goals Do not equate success with winning Understand the benefits of regular physical activity -health rather than athletic competition Self discipline -most difficult challenge is getting starting and persisting with activity...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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