KHP200 week 8 class notes
KHP200 week 8 class notes KHP 200
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Date Created: 10/14/16
KHP200 Week 8 notes Moving into adolescence . . . too many children reduce physical activity substantially highly active children tend to develop the same habit into adolescence PA levels peak around age 11 and then decline Fitness and Activity Levels Among Adults Reliable data are more difficult to obtain Estimates tend to be variable Fitness boom, at outset, was primarily a “yuppie” phenomenon Health club memberships: 41.3 million in 05 vs 17.4 million 1987 Fitness Behavior Believing vs behaving . . .why do people who know/understand the importance of regular exercise still fail to exercise regularly? Making physical activity a part of everyday living Major motivations for youth Importance of building self-efficacy Developing a Fitness Educated Public Media as the problem: By way of creating false impressions Image of a fit person Miracles can occur quickly and often without any real effort Create instant experts who have celebrity status Ultimate goal: Average person knows about the different kinds of fitness, what needs to be done to develop and maintain health fitness, and what fitness products and services are appropriate given the fitness goals Fitness and Activity Patterns Among Older Adults Aging Baby Boomer generation: Longer life expectancy Inactive older adults have higher risk for chronic diseases Key issue: how to assist elderly in maintaining productive lives and good quality of life Physical Activity benefits for older adults National Blueprint: Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults Age 50 and Older: o Designed to break the typical norms >> Increase access to programs and education o Reduce lingering inequities School Physical Education cannot be sole solution, but . . . More time needs to be allotted Ways of extending the program need to be found Physical Activity Guidelines Simple ways of strengthening/extending the Physical Education program: School-wide activity breaks Fitness clubs Fitness remediation programs Fitness elective courses State requirement approach 10/12/16 Fitness and Physical Activity for People with Disabilities Old paradigm: Medical rationale with strong focus on rehabilitation New paradigm: Inclusion and integration Barriers to overcome: Architectural Access Inefficient movement >> quicker fatigue Regardless, people with disabilities can derive health benefits from activity similar to people without disabilities, across health-related fitness components Worksite Fitness and Wellness Programs Increasing common Reduce health-care costs, increase productivity of employees, and reduce absenteeism Can increase employee morale, reduce employee turnover, and help in recruiting new employees Typical Focus of Worksite Programs: Fitness Nutrition General health May include reduction in health care premiums Goal is to offer activities based on employees’ interest Yet . . . most employees choose not to participate Legislative Efforts to Improve Child and Youth Fitness Federal School Lunch Act Fitness integrated with teaching kids act (FIT Kids Act) Personal health investment today (PHIT) legislation, allow the use of pretax dollars to cover expenses related to sports, fitness, and other physical activities Carol M. White PEP Grant Program
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