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Physical activity attitude as a function of sociocultural differences

Kashem Nakornkhet

Physical activity attitude as a function of sociocultural differences

by Kashem Nakornkhet

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Published by Microform Publications, College of Human Development and Performance, University of Oregon in Eugene .
Written in English


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Thesis (P.E.D.), Indiana University, 1987.

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiche (149fr)
Number of Pages149
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Open LibraryOL13937148M

Sociocultural factors are customs, lifestyles and values that characterize a society. More specifically, cultural aspects include aesthetics, education, language, law and politics, religion, social organizations, technology and material culture, values and attitudes. Social factors include reference groups, family, role and status in the society.   Regular physical activity (PA) reduces the risk of disease and premature death. Knowing factors associated with PA might help reducing the disease and economic burden caused by low activity. Studies suggest that socio-cultural factors may affect PA, but systematic overviews of findings across the life course are scarce. This umbrella systematic literature review (SLR) summarizes and Cited by:

Suggested Citation: "4 Contextual Factors Affecting Physical Activity." Transportation Research Board and Institute of Medicine. Examining the Evidence -- Special Report Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / The preceding chapter documented many long-term trends in the way the U.S. population lives, works. Participation in sport and physical activity is essentially influenced by the personal beliefs, values and attitudes of a person. As all other factors such as, human needs, self-esteem and other components of Figueroa’s framework contribute to the development of an individual’s beliefs, values and attitudes.

The landscape of the population in the United States is diversifying, as are the individuals who have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorder now affects one of out every 68 children. Although the diagnostic criteria do not differ, there are differences in time of diagnosis, treatment and acceptability of the diagnosis in various cultures, which is important for Cited by: 1. The Psychology of Sub-Culture in Sport and Physical Activity will be ideal reading for sport and exercise academics and practitioners, advanced students of applied sport psychology, and related fields such as sport science, critical studies, sociology, cultural studies and social anthropology/5(2).


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Get this from a library. Physical activity attitude as a function of sociocultural differences. [Kashem Nakornkhet]. KIN Sociocultural Dimensions of Physical Activity study guide by daniel_diaz8 includes questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.

Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Physical activity and BMI are inversely correlated in children and adolescents, although the correlations are modest (Lohman et al., ), reflecting the difficulty of measuring physical activity, as well as variation in body composition and physical activity at a given weight (Rowlands et al., ).

Indeed, when studied separately, fat mass Cited by: 4. This paper reviews literature between and that addresses the impact of sociocultural factors on reported patterns of eating, physical activity (activity) and body size of Tongans and.

Request PDF | Biological and Sociocultural Differences in Perceived Barriers to Physical Activity Among Fifth- to Seventh-Grade Urban Girls | Inadequate physical activity (PA) contributes to the.

Sociocultural Influence’s on a person’s attitude towards Physical Exercise and Health. Humans are by nature social beings.

In trying to determine what makes us feel fulfilled, psychologists have found that a feeling of social connection or relatedness is.

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Sociocultural factors include people’s ways of living, values and customs. As a society, it is important to understand these factors for many reasons. Businesses use them to market their products, teachers use these factors to instruct and researchers examine these factors to study public policies.

Sociocultural factors can have positive and. the physical, emotional, philosophical, and sociocultural aspects of physical activity Movement differs from physical activity in that unlike physical activity, movement is.

BACKGROUND: This study explores underresearched sociocultural predictors of children's physical activity and fitness, with particular attention paid to the influence of ethnicity independent from potential confounders such as social by: This book examines two kinds of research, research in social psychology and in clinical psychology, into the effects of physical appearance on person perception.

Both are explored with the objective of identifying gender similarities and differences on the effects of physical appearance. The theoretical framework for integrating the two approaches is presented, with implications of this.

Young people (18–25 years) during the adolescence/adulthood transition are vulnerable to weight gain and notoriously hard to reach. Despite increased levels of overweight/obesity in this age group, physical activity behaviour, a major contributor to obesity, is poorly understood.

The purpose of this study was to explore physical activity (PA) behaviour among 18–25 year olds with Cited by:   4. Physical Activity and Brain Structures and Functions in Older Adults.

The biological mechanisms by which cognition is enhanced through physical exercise training remain to be completely elucidated, although the number of studies that have tried to identify these mechanisms has increased in the last 10 by: We will do this by investigating: (1) older Latina adults' understanding and awareness of the term physical activity; (2) their interpretation of the socio-cultural contexts in which they chose (or chose not) to be physically active; and (3) their visualization of physical activity opportunities and barriers in their local environment.

Examination of motives by gender, age, and type of physical activity Gender differences. DFA revealed a significant canonical function (Wilks’ Lambda, p Cited by:   This attitude may be contributing to the decreased levels of physical activity among 18–25 year old females in this study.

There exists an attitude that changing diet behaviour was easier than exercising [ 24 ] and that only a gym work out/participate in Cited by: The aim of this study is to systematically review the empirical evidence about the sociocultural processes of ability in Physical Education (PE) and PE Teacher Education (PETE) between and Sociocultural factors are the larger scale forces within cultures and societies that affect the thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

Such factors include: Child rearing practices. Cross cultural difference. Cultural deprivation. Cultural identity. Ethnic identity. Face (sociological. Mansoori, Abbas (). A comparison of attitudes toward physical activities between school principals and physical education teachers.

Graduate thesis submitted to Islamic Azad University (Roudehen branch). Simpsons, E.R. Attitude of varsity athletes toward physical activity Cited by: 6. Sociocultural Issues in Physical Education: Case Studies for Teachers is useful to a wide range of individuals interested in increasing their sociocultural awareness and knowledge in order to consider how students’ experiences are shaped in and through physical education classes.

This book may be especially useful to teacher candidates and as 5/5(1).Sociocultural factors can influence physical activity, and participation in physical activity produces sociocultural benefits. Social inclusion, or a sense of belonging to the community, is a.Although individual differences in motor ability have a strong influence on both children's decisions to engage in physical activity and the level of success they experience, Solmon and Lee () argued that social and environmental influences affect the opportunities children have and the quality of their experiences in physical activity Cited by: