Introduction to Kinesiology and Physical Activity
(Discovering the Field of Physical Activity)
Chapter 1 - Objectives
Help you appreciate the pervasiveness and diversity of physical activity in human life Introduce you to ways of defin
Physiology of Physical Activity
Why Study Physiology of Physical Activity?
Physiology of physical activity is the study of acute physiological responses to physical activity and the changes in physiological responses to chronic physical activity
Biomechanics of Physical Activity
Why Study Biomechanics of Physical Activity?
Biomechanics of physical activity is the study of the movements and the structure and function of human beings using the mechanical principles of physics and engineer
Psychology of Sport and Exercise
What sport & exercise psychologists do.
Goals of this subdiscipline.
How to get involved. Research and practice in this field. Intervention techniques Influences on participation in sport and exe
Improving skill means that the performance of any motor task becomes more efficient, thereby reducing the time taken to complete the task and the level of effort required. This increased level of skillfulness could also me
Sociology of Physical Activity
Key topics you will learn: about background knowledge about a sociologist of PA history of sociology of PA research done in this field what research tells us about inequitable power relations in
The Importance of Subjective Experiences in Physical Activity
Chapter 4 - Objectives
Learn about 4 commonly overlooked truths about physical activity Learn about the nature of subjective experiences of physical activity Learn what make
The Importance of Physical Activity Experiences
Gain appreciation for PA Encourage appreciation for various ways to experience/expand potential for PA Develop insights into factors necessary for PA prescription Explain basic pr
The Spheres of Physical Activity Experience
Broaden your understanding of the universe of physical activities.
Familiarize you with the ways physical activity is experienced in different social compartments we call spheres.
Careers in Therapeutic Exercise
Goal of Therapeutic Exercise Professions
To help people restore lost function or acquire skills and functions considered normal or expected
Types of Therapeutic Exercise
Rehabilitative therapeutic exercise: Applic