Archive for January 5th, 2010

Episode 6 – Resistance to Exercise

Ecological approach to analyzing physical activity and exercise behavior patterns. References Cherubini, J. (2008). Adult African American women’s perspectives on influences that affect their physical activity involvement. International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance, Journal of Research, 2, 84-96. McElroy, M. (2002). Resistance to exercise: A social analysis of inactivity. Champaign, IL: […]

Episode 5 – Readiness for Change

Stages of change model of health behavior change which can be used to understand our readiness for change in adopting, increasing, and/or maintaining a physically active lifestyle. References Ciccomascolo, L., & Riebe, D. (2006). Setting the stage for physical activity for secondary students. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, & Dance, 77(9), 34-39. Ciccomascolo, L., & […]

Episode 4 – Principles of Physical Conditioning & Training

Training principles applicable to developing a health related fitness program. References Martens, R. (2004). Successful Coaching 3rd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Episode 3 – American College of Sports Medicine Recommendations

Physical activity recommendations for adults from the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association including the frequency, intensity, time, and type of training for developing cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and optimal body composition. References Haskell, W.L., Lee, I., Pate, R.R., Powell, K.E., Blair, S.N., Franklin, B.A., et al. (2007). […]

Episode 2 – Components of Health Related Fitness

5 components of health related fitness – cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and optimal body composition.

Episode 1 – Welcome to Health Related Fitness

Brief overview of the origin of the podcasts, physical activity, exercise, and health related fitness.