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What farction of American teens are sedentary and overweight?
What influences negative attitude about personal fitness?
Peers and Media
List common negative attitudes about personal fitness
1. Exercise is boring
2. I'm too busy for sports
3. Sleep is for babies
4. I don't have time to eat breakfast in the morning
Define peer and list different types of peer influence?
Peer: Person the same age as you who shares a common range of interests and beliefs.
Types: Positive direct
How do the media reinforce negative attitudes about personal fitness?
Through false advertising.
Why might teens feel like a personal fitness plan is unnecessary for them?
Because they are young and not worried about things in the future.
Why are commitment and adherence important to a personal fitness plan?
Without commitment and adherence you won't stick to your plan.
What are the benefits of personal fitness?
Enhanced self esteem
Improved academic and physical performance
Increased life expectancy
What improves cholesterol and triglyceride levels?
An active lifestyle
He positive lifestyle habits you learn at what point in life will most likely stay with you as you age?
As a teen
Losing the ability to drive a car, walk, or feed yourself are examples of what?
A loss of physical independence.
List 5 Guidelines to use when setting fitness goals?
Make a contract
Create reasonable and specific goals
Make a schedule
Pick something you enjoy
Describe each step of the behavioral change stairway?
1. Not thinking about personal fitness
2. Thinking about personal fitness.
3. Plan on becoming personally fit
4. Start to become personally fit
5. Maintain personal fitness
(Sometimes people relapse after this step)
What are the three ratings fitness experts have devised to compare activities and exercises in terms of energy they require?
How do the terms FREQUENCY and INTENSITY relate to the ratings?
Frequency: How many times per week you exercise of do physical activity
Intensity: How hard you a working at doing the exercise or physical activity
Describe REGULAR physical activity or exercise?
Exercise of activity preformed most days of the week, preferably daily.
Describe MODERATE physical activity or exercise?
Ranges in activity from light to borderline heavy exertion.
Describe VIGOROUS physical activity or exercise?
Ranges in intensity from heavy to maximum exertion.
List the health related fitness concepts that will be part if the conditioning program of this course?
At what level should you begin your conditioning programs?
Low to moderate
Why should the level of the conditioning program be creased gradually over a period of several weeks?
To reduce the risk of injury.
Which two health related fitness components should you start with when you first start your conditioning program? What should be added later?
Start with: cardiovascular fitness and flexibility
Later add: Muscular strength and endurance
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