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    • CHAPTER 4 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 1) In your opinion, what are the top 5 leisure activities of FPU students? 2) When watching TV, what is "secondary viewing?" 3) What are the benefits of sex as a leisure activity? 4) Explain the factors that restrict the freedom of women with respect to leisure. 5) Explain the areas where careers in leisure services exist. 6) According to the chapter, what activity is the most prevalent use of free time in the United States? 7) Explain the 2 different methods of calculating leisure: A) Leisure as memorable time. B) Leisure as time left over.
    • RESEARCH SHOWS THAT AMERICANS HAVE AMPLE LEISURE TIME, BUT OUR PARTICIPATION RATE IN ACTIVE FORMS OF RECREATION IS LOW. THE MAJORITY OF OUR LEISURE TIME IS WITH SEDENTARY ACTIVITIES.
      • 2000 RESEARCH OF AVERAGE AMERICAN:
      • -TV: 15 HOURS/WEEK (38% OF FREE TIME)
      • -TV + SECONDARY VIEWING: 1/2 OF FREE TIME
      • SECONDARY VIEWING :
      • -TIME SPENT DOING OTHER ACTIVITIES WHILE THE TV IS ON.
      • -COMPUTER USAGE: 1+ HOURS/DAY
      • -TELEPHONE USAGE: 1 HOUR/DAY
      • -15% ADULTS ACHIEVE RECOMMENDED LEVELS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.
      • -25% ADULTS DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN ANY PHYSICAL LEISURE ACTIVITIES.
    • RECREATION PATTERNS OF COLLEGE STUDENTS BASED ON UNSCIENTIFIC RESEARCH CONDUCTED BY AUTHORS 1) COMPUTERS AGREE? WHY? 2) TV/MOVIES AGREE? WHY? 3) MUSIC AGREE? WHY? 4) ALCOHOL/DRUGS AGREE? WHY? 5) SOCIALIZING/PARTYING AGREE? WHY? 6) READING AGREE? WHY?
      • HOW DOES THIS COMPARE TO YOUR LEISURE ACTIVITIES LIST FOR FPU?
    • BENEFITS OF SEX AS A LEISURE ACTIVITY 1) RELIEVES STRESS -CONTEST EPISODE OF SEINFELD 2) BOOSTS IMMUNITY -BOOSTS ANTIBODY IMMUNOGLOBULIN 3) BURNS CALORIES -30 MINUTES = 85 CALORIES 4) IMPROVES CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH -2X OR MORE PER WEEK REDUCES THE RISK OF FATAL HEART ATTACK BY 50%
    • SEX STATISTICS (BASED ON 2005 DUREX SURVEY) A) HOW MANY TIMES PER YEAR DO AMERICANS HAVE SEX? ANSWER: 85 B) HOW MANY MINUTES DO AMERICANS SPEND ON FOREPLAY & INTERCOURSE? ANSWER: 35 MINUTES C) HOW MANY SEXUAL PARTNERS DOES THE AVERAGE FEMALE/MALE HAVE? FEMALE: 9 MALE: 12 D) WHAT % OF WOMEN/MEN SAY THEY HAVE PURPOSELY MADE THEIR PARTNER JEALOUS? WOMEN: 31% MEN: 17% E) WHAT % OF WOMEN/MEN SAY THEY WOULD HAVE SEX WITHOUT KISSING? WOMEN: 15% MEN: 53% F) WHAT % OF WIVES/HUSBANDS SAY THAT THEY HAVE SEX OUT OF A SENSE OF DUTY? WIVES: 84% HUSBANDS: 64%
    • LEISURE PARTICIPATION PATTERNS OF WOMEN -STATISTICS SHOW THAT WOMEN TEND TO HAVE LESS LESIURE TIME THAN MEN. WHY? WHAT FACTORS RESTRICT LEISURE TIME FOR WOMEN?
    • 1) LACK OF FREE TIME -WOMEN WORK AN AVG. OF 2-3 HOURS MORE PER DAY (OUTSIDE & INSIDE THE HOME). - 1991 STUDY: COOK & HOUSEWORK -90% WOMEN YES -25% MEN YES -DO TRADITIONAL SEX ROLES STILL DOMINATE TODAY?
    • 2) FEAR OF VIOLENCE -FEAR OF VIOLENCE IS A MAJOR FACTOR LIMITING WOMEN’S RECREATIONAL CHOICES. -U.S.: VIOLENT CRIME RATES AT NIGHT AND DAY ARE HIGHER THAN MOST OTHER DEVLOPED NATIONS. -DOES THE FEAR OF VIOLENCE FACTOR INTO YOUR LEISURE CHOICES?
    • 3) STIGMAS INHIBITING PARTICIPATION IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES -NATIONAL SURVEYS INDICATE WOMEN ARE LESS LIKELY TO BE PHYSICALLY ACTIVE THAN MEN. -WHAT ARE SOME BARRIERS THAT WOMEN FACE IN TERMS OF LEISURE PARTICIPATION, IN PARTICULAR, INVOLVEMENT IN PHYSICAL RECREATION? 1) SENSE OF COMMITMENT & RESPONSIBILITY TO OTHERS 2) HURTFUL MASCULINE STIGMA
    • CAREERS IN LEISURE SERVICES 1) COMMERCIAL & PRIVATE ENTERPRISE RECREATION A) TRAVEL & TOURISM: RESORTS, CAMPGROUNDS, AMUSEMENT/THEME PARKS. B) FACILITIES/AREAS FOR SELF-DIRECTED ACTIVITY: GOLF COURSES, BOWLING ALLEYS, SWIMMING POOLS. C) ENTERPRISES PROVIDING ENTERTAINMENT: NIGHTCLUBS, SPORTS STADIUMS. D) ENTERPRISES PROVIDING INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES: MUSIC, DANCE, PHYSICAL FITNESS. E) MANUFACTURERS & SUPPLIERS OF RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT: SPORTS APPAREL, SPORTS EQUIPMENT.
      • 2) COMMUNITY RECREATION:
      • COMMUNITY CENTER DIRECTORS
      • YOUTH LEADERS
      • ACTIVITY SPECIALISTS
      • RECREATION WORKERS IN VOLUNTARY AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
      • 3) MILITARY RECREATION:
      • JOBS AVAILABLE OVERSEAS AND IN US IN LEISURE SERVICES FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL AND FAMILIES.
      • CONCERTS, MOVIES, SPORT & FITNESS ACTIVITIES
      • 4) INDUSTRIAL RECREATION:
      • COMPANIES PROVIDE RECREATION FOR EMPLOYEES TO BOOST MORAL AND REDUCE $ SPENT ON HEALTH BENEFITS.
      • FITNESS PROGRAM COORDINATOR
      • 5) OUTDOOR RECREATION:
      • ECONOMIC VALUE IN OUTDOOR RECREATION
      • SKI RESORTS, PARKS, HIKING TRAILS
      • 6) RECREATION FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS (THERAPEUTIC RECREATION):
      • PROVIDING MEANINGFUL LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES FOR:
      • PHYSICALLY DISABLED
      • DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED
      • SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
      • INMATES
      • ELDERS
      • EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED