Physical Activity And Health Outcomes

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Physical Activity & Health Outcomes Paper 2 Template Name: Amy Rogers Type your single-spaced responses (11 point font) to the following questions in the space provided. Do not exceed the space provided. Handwritten responses will not be accepted. Your final worksheet should not exceed 5 pages. 1. Introduction. Describe the health issue. Describe how the health issue affects the body’s ability to function properly. Type 2 diabetes is also known as adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes. It is a condition that affects the way your body breaks down sugar which is your body 's key source of energy. “In people with this condition, the pancreas cannot secrete enough insulin to compensate for the IR (insulin resistance), which…show more content…
• Describe what the authors concluded (what are the results of the study? What did the authors conclude about the results?) Describe. A self-administered questionnaire was distributed to 400 participants. The participants that were chosen were clinically diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and were randomly selected from the Diabetes Australia membership database. Physical activity was defined as exercise done for 30 minutes on 5 or more days of the week (Davies). “Theory of planned behaviour (TPB) questions were used to assess physical activity in the questionnaire. This consisted of 4 questions that asked such questions as subjective norm - other people expect me to exercise for at least 30 minutes on 5 or more days of the week; PBC - for me to exercise for at least 30 minutes on 5 or more days each week of the coming fortnight is; attitude - for me to exercise for at least 30 minutes each time, for at least 5 days of the week in the coming fortnight is; and intention - I intend to exercise for at least 30 minutes on 5 or more days each week in the coming fortnight” (Davies). Personality was measured using the International Personality Item Pool (IPIP). The IPIP was designed to measure the five-factor model (FFM). “The personality section consisted of 50 items, measuring the five factors of the FFM (extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotionally stability/neuroticism and
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