Thinking Things Through
1. A self-reports are completed by the subjects themselves. Proxy reports are completed for someone who is unable to self-report accurately. A recall is a survey asking to ‘recall’ what they did at a certain time in the past (their activities). 2. A recall is answering questions asking about past events where as a diary is updated daily on an overview of many things and is on more than the recall. 3. The sources of error:
Poor respondent memory and/or motivation
Susceptibility to socially desirable responses
Under-estimation of incidental activities
Low sensitivity to change
Individual variation in intensity within the same activities 4. Questionnaires are given to the participant before physical activity, to get the basic information about the participant including name, age, recent injuries, what they know about the physical activity, recent sporting activity they have been involved in etc.
1. A setting is typically a geographical area or insinuation containing a large, ‘captive’ audience where health messages can be delivered efficiently. 2. Settings approach can be used for health promotion to get people more active. Within the setting based approach, the choice to be physically active can be made convenient, easier, safer and enjoyable by creating an environment to help the participation in physical activity. This will result in getting more people active. This statistic can then be used in advertising campaigns to promote health. 3. List possible settings in which intervention strategies could be applied. home
4. List the possible settings the World Health Organisation has identified. schools
1. Characteristics of a school setting for suitable setting physical activity. A major role in providing a physical and social environment so that children can enjoy an active life. A school setting has the can reach all children, providing an opportunity to reach even inactive children. 2. The difficulties experienced of applying the experienced in applying intervention strategies in a school setting are that if there is no pressure is placed on students and teachers, a big decline in participation could occur. 3. The World Health Organisation suggests that policy-makers in education should: strengthening national policies related to physical education providing sufficient playgrounds and sport facilities on school premises increasing physical activity in cultural and leisure programs and events 4. A workplace setting makes an ideal location for delivering physical activity strategies. Many Australian adults spend a number of hours at work and travelling to and from work. In the workplace, adults are grouped together in the one location, which makes it promoting a strategy easy, influencing many adults at once.
1. The adult did not meet the National Physical Activity Guidelines 2. The individual averaged 3 hours of physical activity a week 3. The individual was only active on 2 days each week
4. The individual got most of their physical activity from work (Occupational) 5. 480 minutes per day was the average sedentary behaviour
6. For a 15 year old the individual did not meet the National Physical Activity Guidelines 7. The young person was only slightly under recommended minute for screen time, on screens an average of one and a half hours a day 8. The individual most common physical activity is soccer playing four times a week for two hours 9. The young person was much more active on week days participating in sport classes and soccer, whereas on weekend spent most of their time on screens. 10. Did not participate in any “other” physical activities
1. BHCS does meet the mandate with all ages groups with the amount of hours given to physical activity 2. The mandate from the department of education and...
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