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KINE 3000 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Exercise Intensity, Affect Heuristic

Kinesiology & Health Science
Course Code
KINE 3000
Joseph Baker
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Reading List #2
When the Games Are Over by Thomas Hall
An Olympic medalist’s struggle to find purpose after twenty years as an elite athlete
- Halfway through the final, he stopped trying, he was tired
- For some reason, finishing felt important
- Giving up to him meant he was free from the pain of racing, fear of failure
o Had money, girlfriend and a business degree (set in life) was ready to move on
Extrinsic motivation?
- Worked 4 years to turn the bronze of 2008 into something but got 7th.
- Once he started school, he began to gain weight, woke up drunk, belly got soft and
began to feel like he had no purpose
- A degree and grades where short term goals for him, there was no being the best in
jouralis, ad if there as he did’t are
o Felt that the yrs of traiig has fried his euros to eoe a opetitor
- Began to lose himself, he wanted an identity (integrated motivation)
- Then began to realize he quit paddling because it was time, and began to see his goal
was clear, to have a family, girlfriend and friends and family that support him. He began
to see accomplishments outside of sports
Can You Have Your Vigorous Exercise and Enjoy It Too? Ramping Intensity Down Increases
Postexercise, Remembered, and Forecasted Pleasure by Zekko
- Studied the relationship between exercise intensity and pleasure
- 46 adults (male and female) were randomly assignment to a 15min bout aged 18-40
- Activity: 15 min cycling at a) increasing or b) decreasing intensity
- Measures: pleasure after exercise, enjoyment after exercise, remembered pleasure,
forcasted pleasure (1 week later)
- Drop out for ST interventions is 45%
- Interventions that mainly targer cognitive constructs likr self efficancy, expectations, etc
have modest results
- Affect heuristic: is that judgements and decisions are influences by affective responses.
- Researh has shoe that affetie assoiatios he I exerise I feel… ad
atiipated resposes  I feel regret if I do’t exerise oer the ext 3 eeks are also
significantly associated with PA participation
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