I believe that there were not as many opportunities for the girls as for the boys for my school.
The girls did have golf, soccer, basketball, softball and swimming. But the boys have that plus
football and wrestling. Same thing with out of school athletic
There are plenty of health and fitness fields that relate back to physical education now a
days. Problems that have to do with race, gender, age, social class, and so forth. This issues
reside not only in working conditions for the many who are in health
I believe that this began once Americas health and obese problems started popping up.
When I was in middle school they started requiring PE credits while taking vending machines
out of the schools. I know this caused a big uproar and some people were upse
I believe that adolescence have to at least have some knowledge about personal health.
They should be at the level of comprehension where knowing that physical activity day by day
helps your body function at higher levels which causes less stress and bett
I believe all students shouldnt have access to all the physical activity venues. Maybe like
the Aquatic Center and Activity Center on campus. But as far as the athletic weight room no. I
feel like regular students compared to collegiate athletes are train
I feel like that has to do with the teammates who play together. If they cannot
cooperate, they cant play at a good team level to compete against opponents. From a personal
experience I can agree with this. You basically have no competition when the other
I see my future profession fitting into the physical activity culture through what the main
means of achieving physical fitness are. Working out trying to better yourself in sports means
you have to be physically fit just to keep up with the other players
I feel like if sports were based on inclusionary models rather than exclusionary models,
then sports wouldnt really be competitive and fun to watch rather but they would be
considered hobbies. I feel like there would be no professional level and maybe eve
I remember when I was in seventh grade basketball, we were in the last game of the season
getting ready to go to the playoffs. If we won that game we would have to meet up with the number 1
see falcons, but if we lost then we wouldnt have to match up agai
Yes, I feel that the media hinders the goals of fitness a little more than advancing it.
Especially when it comes to women. They make it look like the way too be fit is too just be
skinny and as thin as you can be. When truthfully the models arent even th
What motivates me is the fact that everything I do and everything I want to do in the
future will require great athletic and physical ability. I continue to progress on my work every
single day trying to out-do the old me from yesterday. I feel like I am
Mentors name: Gary Sanchez
Where are they from? Born in Las Cruces NM and raised here and California.
Whats their major? Human Nutrition and Kinesiology.
Graduating with a Masters in his field, been at NMSU for 5 year
What qualities do you look for in people you surround yourself with? People that will make me a better
person in what I am trying to do and in life. Good influence, people I can trust.
How would you describe your personal style? My own st
1.) To what extent do youths and adults suffer from the societal pressures to look fit?
The problem with this is that, fit doesnt actually mean thin. But too todays society thats
what they hear automatically when someone says fit. Peoples body types are d
Equality issues were top priority at the schools I attended. I think for the fact that the
school system could get into some heat if they didnt force the equity issue. It was handled
cleanly and didnt have many problems. Girls did have equal access just a