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What are some personal factors influencing physical activity levels?

- Goals and motivation
- Willingness to persevere
- Time management
- Age and gender
- Health status


What are some social factors influencing physical activity levels?

- Family and culture
- Influence of peers
- Importance placed on activity
- Religion
- Education
- Finances


How can regular physical activity throughout our lives have a dramatic improvement on our physical health?

- Increasing fitness levels (healthy heart and lungs)
- Strengthening bones and muscles
- Avoiding weight gain
- Avoiding sickness and illness


What are some strategies to achieve a better balanced lifestyle which includes physical activity?

- Time management skills
- Planning for exercise
- Don't take the easy way (e.g. Take stairs, walk to work, carry shopping bags)
- Make it irreplaceable (e.g. Just like eating and sleeping)


What are the health related components of fitness?

Cardiovascular Capacity
The efficiency of our heart and lungs to provide oxygen to muscles

The range and motion of joins and muscles

Muscular Strength
The amount of force we generate in one single contraction

Muscular Endurance
The ability of muscles to contract with force repeatedly

Body Composition
Your somatotype or the shape of our body (morphic state)
• Endo (round)
• Ecto (thin)
• Meso (muscular)


What are the skill related components of fitness?

The ability of muscles to generate force with great speed

The ability to chop and change direction

The ability to move different body parts at the same time

The ability to maintain stability when stationary or moving

Reaction Time
The ability of your body to respond to external stimulus

The ability to move quickly in one direction


What does DRSABCD stand for?

Danger: to yourself, others, the patient - remove and check

Response: is the patient conscious? - ask questions, tap body

Send for help: make contact with emergency services

Airway: is the airway clear? - recovery position to clear if required

Breathing: look, listen and feel for breath signals, if none commence EAR

Compression: after breaths commence CPR

Defibrillator: use this if available - better chance of survival


What do you do for bleeding? (Clue: PMP)

Pressure: apply pressure to stop bleeding

Minimal Movement: stop patient from moving and lower heart rate

Position of Elevation: keep affected body above the heart if possible


What do you do in the case of a sporting injury? (Clue: SALTAPS)

Stop player/game

Ask the athlete questions about the injury

Look at the injured site and other parts of the body

Touch very gently the injured area pain and abnormalities

Active movement means you ask the athlete to move parts around the injury

Passive movement means you actually move the injured site for the patient

Stand the athlete up and make decision on ability to return