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KIN 366: Exercise Psychology STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM 1 An incomplete list of the things you should know before taking the exam INTRODUCTION: WHY EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY? What is physical activity? How is it different from "exercise"? What is physical fitness? What are some chronic diseases for which regular physical activity has been shown to have a positive or protective effect? What is the relationship between age and physical activity? Is it positive or negative? Are there gender differences in physical activity participation? Who report higher rates of participation, men or women? Have the rates of physical activity participation changed significantly in the past 15 years? What, on average, is the rate of dropout from physical activity programs in the first 6 months? How is the Body Mass Index (BMI) calculated? What level of BMI is considered "overweight"? What is considered "obese"? What is the limitation of the BMI as an index of body composition? What is the approximate percentage of overweight people in the United States? What is the approximate percentage of obese people? What is the "Healthy People" program? Familiarize yourselves with the physical activity-related objectives of the Healthy People 2000 and Healthy People 2010 programs. For example, what was the target percentage of people who engage in no leisure-time physical activity for 2000? What was the target percentage for 2010? How many objectives from the Healthy People 2000 program were met? [One] What was the on ...
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