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