Importance of Physical Activity
Physical Activity Experience
Defined as: training in, observation of, practice of, or
participation in PA to increase ones capacity for physical
vs. subjective PA experie
Sport and Physical
Philosophical Thinking in Physical Activity
Reflection is the key.
Various types of reflection are used.
Decisions are based on good judgment
Valid and reliable results are ex
History of Physical Activity
Why History of Physical Activity?
Teaches us about:
changes as well as stability in the past
which help us understand the past as well as
the present and make reasonable decisions
for the future.
Why Study the History of Physi
San Jos State University
CASA/Department of Kinesiology
KIN 70, Intro to Kinesiology, Lecture, Section 01;
Lab(Activity), Sections 02, 03, 04, 05, & 06 Spring 2015
Dr. Jessica Chin
SCC 516/YUH 105 (confirm
Introduction to Kinesiology
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Jamaica: Girls on Track
At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the small island nation of
in Physical Activity
Derived from physical activity
Basically, subjective experiences are how we
feel, think, and react to physical ac
The Spheres of Physical Activity Experience
Why Examine Spheres of Physical Activity
1. Highlight aspects of our lives in which PA plays an
important part (not meant to classify types of