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Less06 2

  1. 1. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes Taking Charge: Building Positive Attitudes Chapter 6: Lifestyle Physical Activity and Positive Attitudes
  2. 2. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Lesson Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>List some negative attitudes about physical activity and describe how to change them into positive attitudes. </li></ul><ul><li>List some reasons why people like to exercise. </li></ul><ul><li>Explain how you can help others have a positive attitude toward physical activity. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Question </li></ul><ul><li>What is an attitude? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>An attitude is a feeling or belief about a something. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive attitudes will help exercise adherence. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Question </li></ul><ul><li>Why do some teens have positive attitudes toward activity? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>Teens have positive attitudes because they know </li></ul><ul><li>being active improves sports performance. </li></ul><ul><li>being active improves health. </li></ul><ul><li>being active improves body composition. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Question </li></ul><ul><li>How do people form attitudes? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>People form attitudes </li></ul><ul><li>from their own personal experiences or </li></ul><ul><li>from the influences of the people around them. </li></ul><ul><li>Positive experiences lead to positive attitudes; negative experiences lead to negative attitudes. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Question </li></ul><ul><li>What are some negative attitudes? (Think about how the comments on the next slide could be refuted or stated more positively.) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>Negative attitudes include: </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise is a waste of time. </li></ul><ul><li>I am not good at sports, I won’t improve. </li></ul><ul><li>Exercising doesn’t interest me. </li></ul><ul><li>Who cares about being active? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Question </li></ul><ul><li>How can your attitude toward others help them to become more positive about doing physical activity? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>You can provide encouragement. </li></ul><ul><li>You can model success and enjoyment in activity. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Question </li></ul><ul><li>What are some steps you can take to help build a positive attitude toward physical activity? </li></ul>
  14. 15. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>Use positive self-talk. </li></ul><ul><li>Use short-term and long-term goal setting. </li></ul><ul><li>Speak to others about the benefits of physical activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Have the courage to begin an exercise program. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on rewarding experiences you have had in physical activity. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Building positive attitudes continued…
  16. 17. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Question </li></ul><ul><li>What sorts of experiences can lead to negative attitudes about physical activity? </li></ul>
  17. 18. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>Failures in sport competitions </li></ul><ul><li>Embarrassment in physical education or sport settings </li></ul><ul><li>Feelings of being incompetent in sports or physical activity </li></ul>
  18. 19. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Question </li></ul><ul><li>What is it about some physical activities that people dislike? </li></ul>
  19. 20. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>People dislike </li></ul><ul><li>the physical exertion or effort of exercise. </li></ul><ul><li>the length of time it takes to improve. </li></ul><ul><li>the danger or difficulties inherent in some activities (e.g., rock climbing, kayaking). </li></ul>
  20. 21. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Question </li></ul><ul><li>What role can friends play in helping others develop positive attitudes toward physical activity? </li></ul>
  21. 22. Lesson 6.2: Attitudes <ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>Friends can provide social support and encouragement. </li></ul><ul><li>Friends can help you begin and continue a program of physical activity. </li></ul>
  22. 23. Taking Charge: Building Positive Attitudes <ul><li>Allen and Matt… </li></ul><ul><li>“ Allen, I don’t want to play tennis now.” Matt put the tennis rackets down. Then he led Allen into the family room. “Anyway,” he said, “a good TV show is on.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I think you just don’t want to lose to me in tennis again, “Allen said. </li></ul><ul><li>“ You’re right,” Matt admitted. “I hate losing.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ You win sometimes, Matt. The competition is what makes tennis fun.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Not when I lose,” matt replied. </li></ul><ul><li>Allen thought for a minute. “How about taking a jog around the block?” he asked. “There will be no winner or loser.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I don’t want to get all sweaty.” Matt replied. “I’d rather relax watching T.V.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Oh, come on, Matt. Jogging will help you relax. We need to stay in shape.” </li></ul><ul><li>Matt smiled at Allen. “I guess I could stand to get sweaty once in a while. It does make me feel more alive.” He jumped up and headed for the front door. “C’mon! Let’s go for a run!” </li></ul>Matt Allen
  23. 24. Taking Charge: Building Positive Attitudes <ul><li>What does Allen like about being physically active? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Matt like and not like about physical activity? </li></ul><ul><li>How could Matt change his negative attitudes and become more active? </li></ul>
  24. 25. Taking Charge: Building Positive Attitudes <ul><li>What are some positive attitudes that keep people active? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some other negative attitudes that keep people from being active, and how can those attitudes be changed? </li></ul><ul><li>Fill out the questionnaire to find out more about your own attitudes toward physical activity. TC 6-1 and 6-2) </li></ul>