Importance of Physical Activity & Importance of Subjective Experiences Chapters 3 & 4 Jeffry Mathis & Minerva Duke-Caruso
Student Learning Objectives • Gain appreciation of physical activity as it contributes to & expresses humanity • Appreciation for the various ways that experience can expand this human potential for physical activity
SLO’s • Explain some principles governing the relationship among skill, practice, and learning & among physical capacity, training & conditioning • Discuss how heredity & other factors can modify the effects of experience
Physical Activity Experience • Exercise
Physical Activity Experience • Intelligence based • Aesthetically based
Physical Activity Experience • Planned experience • Only humans • Conflicting Results • Desire + Means = result Also only in humans
Write a small paragraph • What factors have influenced your physical activity patterns?
Reasons 1. 2. 3.
Motivation EXTERNAL INTERNAL
Social Interaction • Parents
Social Interaction Peers Teachers/Coaches
They both come together Quality and Quantity of physical activity experiences
Experience Changes Our Capacity to Perform Physical Activity Physical activity type of experience Effect quality SKILL PRACTICE LEARNING P.P.C. TRAINING CONDITIONING Physical Performance capacity
Skill Practice Learning • PRACTICE • Proper practice? • LEARNING • Always Positive? • Change • Neural or Muscular • Learning is relatively permanent
Quality and Quantity • Practice
PPC Training Conditioning • PPC? • Physical Performance Capacity • Training • Not neural • Conditioning • Through any activity conditioning occurs
Chapter 4 SLO’s • Discuss 4 overlooked truths about physical activity • Describe subjective experience & its place in physical activity • Explain factors that influence our personal experiences • Discuss individual preferences, history and other factors contribute to our subjective experiences in physical activity
Subjective Experience4 truths • Physical activity is always accompanied by subjective experience • Subjective experiences of physical activity are unique
Subjective Experience4 truths 3. We might not pay attention to the subjective experiences of physical activity 4. Physical activity will not be meaningful unless we enjoy it
Physical activity is always accompanied by subjective experience What is subjective experience?
Subjective Experience • What you think while performing the
Subjective experiences of physical activity are unique • Each activity has its own experience
We might not pay attention to the subjective experiences of physical activity • Take a couple of minutes to think about your sport Write down some things you think about your sport & your feelings
Components of Subjective Experience • Sensations and Perceptions • Emotions and emotional response