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Lecture 10

Lecture 10


Department
Kinesiology
Course Code
Kinesiology 2276F/G
Professor
J.Paige Gregson
Lecture
10

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Lecture 10- Theories and Models of Exercise Behaviour II (Ch4)
Objectives
Learn the 5 levels/ecosystems of Social Ecological Models
Apply the Social Ecological Model to “promoting physical activity”
Integrate other Theories into social ecological model
Social Ecological Models
Considers the individual influence on health behaviour AS WELL AS other levels of
influence on health behaviours:
o Physical environment
o Community
o Society
o Government
Each person is significantly affected by interactions among overlapping ecosystems
o Ecosystem: relationship between community of living things with each other and
their physical environment
At each level, different theories and models can be used to explain physical activity
behaviour and create physical activity interventions
Ecosystems
Individual
o Cognitive, affective, physical attributes
Microsystem
o Interpersonal/relationships
o The immediate systems in which people interact
o Friends, family, work, teams, workout classes
o Support, learned norms, reinforcement
Mesosystem
o Organizational
o Immediate environment in which your social interactions occur in
Gym
Physical education/ activities class
Sports organizations
Home
o Policies, rules, norms, expectations
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