Resistance to Exercise Ch 1 pg 14-26 notes

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Department
Kinesiology
Course
KIN 232
Professor
Nancy Gyurscik
Semester
Winter

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Resistance to Exercise notes Ch: 1 pg. 14­26 ­ poor nutrition, drinking and lack of physical activity contribute to sickness and  mortality ­ John Knowles 1977 said the greatest enemy to the health of the individual is the  individual ­ Scientists say individual changes wont work but social changes will ­ Vincent Nevarro said messages of health promotion are used to take attention  away from economic power inequalities ­ Basic causes: the factors that are responsible for generating a particular outcome ­ Surface causes: factors that are related to the outcome but changes in these factors  do not produce changes in the outcome ­ Susan Wright: individual/social structure dillema ­ Individual says that a person has control over how much they eat/drink and  exercise ­ Social structural says a person might have less access to education, gyms, healthy  food ­ C.W. Mills Sociological Imagination: situations that affect individuals in the  context of the larger social structure of American Society ­ Resistance to Exercise: individual or social problem? ­ Most people believe exercise to be important ­ Physicians and healthcare providers usually first warn of early death and disease  when trying to get people more active ­ Most mass media campaigns are not effective in changing peoples physical  activity habits ­ Medical miracles and medical terminology are too often presented in favour of  social arrangements that contribute to physical inactivity ­ Higher education is correlated with higher ra
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