Do Nonexercisers Also Share the Positive Exerciser Stereotype?: An Elicitation and Comparison of Beliefs About Exercisers
- Fighting Fat: How Do Fat Stereotypes Influence Beliefs About Physical Education? Greenleaf, Christy; Martin, Scott B.; Rhea, Debbie // Obesity (19307381);Nov2008 Supplement 2, Vol. 16, pS53
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to examine college students' beliefs about youth obesity, the roles of schools and physical education in addressing obesity, and the training they receive to work with overweight youth. Methods and Procedure: Physical education-related ( n = 212) and...
- College Students' Motivation Toward Weight Training: An Application of Expectancy-Value Model. Zan Gao; Ping Xiang // Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Jul2008, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p399
Guided by an expectancy-value model of achievement choice (Eccles et al., 1983; Wigfield & Eccles, 2000), the relationships among expectancy-related beliefs, subjective task values (importance, interest, and usefulness), and achievement outcomes (intention, engagement, and performance) were...
- Frosty Fitness Resolutions. Finlayson, Carol // American Fitness;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p39
Presents steps in having a fitness program for the winter season. Importance of goal setting; Need for professional advice in designing and implementing a workout plan; Relevance of scheduling workout sessions.
- Reaching your fitness goals. // Mayo Clinic Fitness for Everybody;2005, p76
Presents fitness goal-setting tips. Being specific; Setting initial goals for a few weeks at a time; Measurement of the success based on the specific performance criteria; Detailing the performance goals for six and 12 months and beyond; Writing goals in a journal or on a calendar.
- Fire Up Your Workout. Kallen, Ben // Men's Fitness;Jul2003, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p74
Offers mental tricks for boosting intensity in physical workouts. Preparation for the workout; Importance of a conscious decision to have an intense workout; Visualization of things that need to be accomplished through the workout; Goals in working out.
- What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Profession Like This? Griffin, Patricia S. // Quest (00336297);Jan1973, Vol. 19, p96
The article identifies the basic characteristics which underlie the social stereotype of female physical educators, explores the problems of role conflicts which they engender, and examines the implications of these problems for the field of physical education. In the past, women's sports...
- Get Inspired!: 24-Karat Tips From America's Olympic Hopefuls. Bried, Erin // Self;Aug2008, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p56
The article offers tips from world class athletes on how to have a healthy life. One way to achieve success in life is to set a goal. Age must not serve as a barrier on a person's dreams. One needs to work and maintain a physically fit body. Listening to music can also create a relaxing mood and...
- Effect of Goal Proximity and Specificity on Endurance Performance of Primary-Grade Children. Weinberg, Robert; Bruya, Lawrence; Longino, Janice; Jackson, Allen // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Mar1988, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p81
e purpose of this investigation was to test the effects of goal proximity and goal specificity on endurance performance of young children. Subjects were 130 boys and 125 girls from the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades. Children were matched on baseline performance of the 2-min sit-up test and...
- Where The Rubber Meets the Road:. // Coach & Athletic Director;May2008, Vol. 77 Issue 10, p47
The article offers some strength/power training guidelines to improve speed and athleticism. It explains that explosive force application is the basis of strength training for sports, and functional strength is really expressed in terms of acceleration, execution time or velocity. It suggests to...