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Changing Behaviour

Chapter 13 – Trends

– Key for trends is to practise reading graphs and tables to identify trends within the population and/or sections of the population.

Chapter 14 – Changing behaviour

– Social-ecological model is CRITICAL to understand.

– Understand the four levels of influence (Pages 287 – 292)

– Individual

– Social

– Physical Environment

– Policy

Chapter 15 – Promoting PA

Understand the different approaches

– Individual strategies (e.g print media, counselling)

– Setting based approach (e.g school, workplace)

– Population based approach (e.g educational programs, environmental strategies)

– Apply socio-ecological model to analysis promotion

Chapter 16 – Contemporary issue

– Read information and be able to apply the socio-ecological model

– Apply strategies to improve / change issue

Case Study's

1) Program, what is it and apply the model

2) Person & there current physical activity activities and use strategies and ideas to promote and help with PA and use guidelines

3) Based on an issue in sport


1)Definitions of PA, Sedentary, Incidental, Inactivity


Physical Activity: Is generally understood to be any bodily movement requiring the skeletal muscles that expends energy.

Sedentary: is defined as the amount of time per day spent sitting or lying down (with the exception of sleeping), engaged in non-active activities, such as watching television or playing electronic games, driving a vehicle, working at a computer, reading, etc.

Incidental: is unstructured activity accumulated throughout the course of the day. An example is walking instead of riding or catching public transport, and using the stairs instead of the lift at a shopping centre.

Inactivity: is defined as people undertaking ‘insufficient’ physical activity to achieve measurable health outcomes. It means not engaging in any regular physical activity beyond daily activities, or a lack of ‘moderate-intensity physical activity’.