Ch 45: Impact of Physical Activity on Personal & Social Behaviors

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Let us aid in your review of how physical activity influences personal and social behavior. Get information on topics as diverse as personal identity, teamwork in the workplace and the connection between health and diet.

Impact of Physical Activity on Personal & Social Behaviors - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons offer a review of the many ways physical activity and general health relate to social and personal behaviors. You'll learn more about the development of personal identity and the role of emotions in determining attitudes. Other lessons look at social interactions and out-group theory. Our instructors will also help you examine health issues among U.S. residents and the role exercise can play in determining health. After watching the videos and reading the texts, you will have a better understanding of topics including:

  • Development of personal identity
  • The mind-body problem
  • Kinesthetic intelligence
  • Types of social interactions
  • The most common health problems in the U.S.
  • Health behaviors and health promotion
  • How exercise and diet impact health

You'll enjoy watching the short video lessons that are packed with examples and humor. After each lesson comes a multiple-choice quiz, and the chapter ends with a comprehensive exam. Every video includes a Timeline with clickable links that take you back to specific parts of the lesson, making review easy. You can contact the instructors through our message board and keep up with your progress through the lessons with the Dashboard.

10 Lessons in Chapter 45: Impact of Physical Activity on Personal & Social Behaviors
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What Is Personal Identity? - Definition, Philosophy & Development

1. What Is Personal Identity? - Definition, Philosophy & Development

This lesson explores philosophies of personal identity and digs into several key theories on this topic. You will think about questions of human existence that have been debated throughout history and are still debated today.

The Mind-Body Problem in Philosophy

2. The Mind-Body Problem in Philosophy

This lesson will highlight the philosophical arguments concerning the mind and the body. It will define dualism and materialism as well as citing the works of Descartes, Ryle, and Churchland.

Teamwork Skills in the Workplace: Definition & Examples

3. Teamwork Skills in the Workplace: Definition & Examples

In today's modern corporate world, developing teamwork skills in the workplace has become a necessity. In order to survive such a competitive environment, companies need to promote a workplace that emphasizes teamwork.

Out-Group Theory: Definition & Bias

4. Out-Group Theory: Definition & Bias

At some point, there will always pop up an 'us versus them' scenario in life. Whether it be related to simple team sports or countries at war, this phenomenon is part of human nature. This lesson will tell you more about how people view 'them' and how rival groups may be more alike than we may think.

Kinesthetic Intelligence: Definition & Explanation

5. Kinesthetic Intelligence: Definition & Explanation

What do Florence Griffith-Joyner, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Britney Spears all have in common? They all have bodily/kinesthetic intelligence. Learn more about bodily/kinesthetic intelligence from examples, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

How Emotion Influences Attitudes and Persuasion

6. How Emotion Influences Attitudes and Persuasion

Emotions can be used to induce attitude change in a number of ways. In this lesson, we discuss how they can be used within persuasive communication to illicit both short-term and long-term attitude change.

Social Interactions: Definition & Types

7. Social Interactions: Definition & Types

Social interactions are the processes by which we act and react to those around us. Let's examine the different types of social interactions and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Major Health Problems in the United States

8. Major Health Problems in the United States

Ever wonder what the most common health-related problems are in the United States? You're about to find out what they are and how some of them are related.

Health Behaviors and Promotion: Definition & Explanation

9. Health Behaviors and Promotion: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, we will discuss health promotion, health behavior, and the three different kinds of disease prevention strategies you can employ to stay healthy for as long as possible.

How Diet and Exercise Affect Health and Chronic Conditions

10. How Diet and Exercise Affect Health and Chronic Conditions

Here we will discuss how the elements of diet and exercise can reduce the risk or the severity of a chronic condition or disease. We look specifically at diet and how it can be great, good, okay or terrible. Exercise can be excessive, incorrect, correct or absent.

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