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KH 4280: Psychology of Physical Activity Exam 1 Study Guide

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Date Created: 10/17/16
Brief Exam 1 Review Types of Questions: o 30 MC Questions Disorder Overall effect SIZE  Participant Effects Dose Response Compare to  o WITH pa Traditional TX o o Stress Reactivity and  No N/A N/A o recovery small o Anxiety ­.48 Moderate No No Just as effective o o o Depression ­.80 large Yes, clinical  No Just as effective o populations > non­ o clinical o o Questions that ask “Which are NOT examples of” or “which are NOT included” o Applied questions that present a scenario or case study and you have to identify the correct concept. o Choices will include “all of the above” and/or “none of the above”.  o This review is not all­inclusive Table: Effect sizes of the impact of exercise on stress, anxiety and depression. Know this.  Lecture 1: Overview of Sport and Exercise Psychology o What is sport psych, exercise psych and what do professions look like? o PA guidelines for children and adults? o Familiar with the terminology such as adoption, adherence, PA vs. fitness, exercise psychology, sport psychology, physical  activity. Lecture 2: Measurement of PA o Know how to identify each of the following! o Validity (measure intended construct), reliability (consistent), sensitivity to change (detect real change), feasibility  (practicality), objectivity (limit bias), reactivity (simple act of measurement changes behavior) and different types. o Inter­rater reliability, test­retest reliability o Social desirability bias, Recall bias o Different direct and indirect measures of PA and benefits/drawbacks Lecture 3: Stress o Definitions of acute (short­term), episodic acute (frequent perpetual acute), and chronic stress (long­term). o Negative side effects of chronic stress.  o Reactivity (magnitude of response) and recovery (duration of response) o Cross­stressor adaptation hypothesis­ exposure to stressor of sufficient intensity/duration will induce adaptation of stress  response symptoms and decreased sensitivity. Beneficial because exercise can be eustress, or good.  o Physiological toughness model o The effect of exercise on stress Lecture 4: Anxiety o Anxiety (perception, can occur in absence of real threat), state anxiety (at this moment), trait anxiety (predisposition).  Understand the difference between anxiety and stress.  o Anxiety becomes disorder when when there is no REAL threat and causes disruption in daily life. o Know the following and how to identify each: o Panic disorder, OCD, PTSD, GAD, social anxiety disorder, phobias o Treatments for anxiety include drug therapy, anti depressants, tranqulizers, psychotherapy, cbt. Is exercise more or less  effective than these? o Time­out/Distraction hypothesis, anthropological hypothesis, mastery hypothesis, thermogenic hypothesis, social interaction  hypothesis.  o The effect of exercise on anxiety Lecture 5: Depression o What is depression? (Natural feelings during times of stress and/or tragedy, Usually fleeting and will pass in a couple of days,  Symptoms do not have sufficient intensity or duration) o Know the following and how to identify each:  o Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar disorder, Dysthymia, Cyclothymia, Postpartum, Seasonal Affective o The effect of exercise on depression.  o Hypotheses that explain how exercise impacts depression symptoms.  This is not all­inclusive. This is a review to help you begin studying. Please email me with any questions. I will be happy to post your  question to iCollege if that will help others study!


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