Fundamentals of Kinesiology Book Outline for Exam 1
Chapter 1 Outline
∙ Study of movement, physical activity, exercise, and sport is a vital academic pursuit to remain healthy
∙ This can be shown historically ^^
∙ Ancient physicians knew the importance of regimen – key ingredient for health
∙ As modern medicine grew, Glaen’s principles gave the fledging discipline of physical education the central core in which to establish itself
∙ This was lost in favor due to teaching sports and games ^^ ∙ At clinical level, games may be better medicine than exercise ∙ To remain in the 20th century academic life, faculty of the 1960’s and
70’s pushed the discipline back toward science and health ∙ Kinesiology emerged through that ^^
∙ Kinesiologists must be prepared to answer
o Who are we?
o What do we serve?
o Our primary values?
o What is it about?
∙ History, philosophy, and experience can inform us in order to answer questions
Disciplinarity – phases of human activity to seek, develop, and produce knowledge manifesting in four forms: singular, multiple, inter-relational, and boundary-breaking pursuits
Exercise – any movement with purposeful intent of producing bodily fitness
Exercise Science – any aspect of science applied to the phenomenon of exercise
Generalist – an academician capable of teaching in a number of the disciplines of kinesiology
Kinesiology – the academic field that specifically pursues the study of movement, physical activity, exercise, and sport Don't forget about the age old question of What is platonic dualism?
Specialist – an academician who teaches in a specific discipline of Kinesiology
Chapter 2 Outline
∙ Cultural Interpretive studies and humanities can be used in and have impacted exercise, sport, and physical culture
∙ Michel Foucault – had ideas to reform exercise, sport, and physical culture studies
∙ Samantha King – critique regarding governmentality
∙ Readers are inspired to develop and articulate ways of knowing and being (epistemology and ontology)
∙ Readers are encouraged to think about how cultural analysis and humanities can be uniquely used in their own lives to affect social justice
Culture – patterns of life which individuals create in society through interacting with each other and consisting of behaviors, feelings, beliefs, norms, objects, values and other shared characteristics of a group of people We also discuss several other topics like what is finance?
Cultural Studies – cultural, interpretive, philosophical, anthropological, sociological, and semiotic study of exercise and culture
Hegemony – power of dominance of an idea, ideal, or value over other ideas, ideals, or values
Postmodernism – a broad, vague label for a time period, literary form, or artistic style/changed contemporary society Don't forget about the age old question of What is Psychophysics?
Subculture – subunit of a culture which has values different from the larger culture and may be represented by concepts such as age, gender, religion, race, ethnicity, social class, physical ability, and sexual orientation for example
Chapter 3 Outline
∙ ADA of 1990, Rehab Act of 1973, and the IDEA of 1990 protects people with disabilities in the U.S.
∙ Disability is viewed as an experience involving personal and environmental factors
∙ Disability affects a large portion of the U.S. population, especially for elders
∙ Disabled people experience health disparities
∙ Kin Professionals are to improve the health status of persons with disabilities through appropriately designed physical programs
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – federal law, passed in 1990, to allow full and equal access to services and facilities by persons with disabilities We also discuss several other topics like What is Economics and why does it exist?
Disability – consequence of an impairment that may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or some combo of these that result in restrictions on ability to participate in “normal” activity
Health Disparities – preventable differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or opportunities to achieve optimal health that are experienced by social disadvantaged populations
Chapter 4 Outline
∙ Profession manifests five characteristics Don't forget about the age old question of What kind of chances are there for union renewal?
o Social Value
o Specialized Knowledge
o Representative Organization
o Lifetime Commitment
∙ Professionals have societal bias rather than a personal bias ∙ They are responsible legally and ethically for their practice ∙ Public good is guaranteed when practitioners are certified to practice
Certification – process by which an individual, institution, or educational, program is evaluated and recognized as meeting certain predetermined standards through successful completion of a validated, reliable examination
Encroachment – act of working outside the established role of an occupation
Licensure – granting of permission by a competent authority to an organization or individual to engage in a practice or activity that would otherwise be illegal
Profession – an occupation requiring detailed knowledge in a course of study, accompanied by advanced education and training involving intellectual skillsWe also discuss several other topics like What is Negative feedback?
Professional Organization – association of individuals formed for the purpose of self-regulating and advancing common goals and interests
Registration – recording of professional qualification info relevant to government licensing regulations
Role Delineation – a study of the specific responsibilities of an occupation based on knowledge, skills, and abilities, expected of that professional