UGA KINS 2010 - Philosophy of Physical Activity (3 pages)

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Goals of philosophy in kinesiology Methods philosophers use Significance of Skills


Lecture number:
8
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Georgia
Course:
Kins 2010 - Intro to Kins
Edition:
1
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KINS 2010 1st Edition Lecture 8 Outline of Last Lecture I Exam 1 Review Outline of Current Lecture I Goals of Philosophy of Physical Activity in Kinesiology II Reflection a Tools of the trade b Philosophic methods III Research methods IV Philosophic Claims about Values in Physical Activity V Sports a Definition b Components VI Significance of Skills Current Lecture Goals of Philosophy of Physical Activity in kinesiology 1 To understand the nature and value of health and physical activity particularly in the form of exercise sport games play and dance 2 To understand how confident we can be about our claims in kinesiology 3 To understand the most important values of physical activity and its contribution to QOL Quality of Life 4 To learn how we ought to behave in sport and in our professional lives as kinesiologists Reflection Tools of the trade These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute o Logic o Speculation o Imagination o Thinking Philosophic methods typically do not include the gathering of data from controlled experiments but the results can still be valid and reliable Research Methods Inductive Reasoning begins with specific cases to develop broad general principles Deductive Reasoning begins with broad factual or hypothetical premises in order to determine more specific conclusions that follow from them o You must have agreed upon and true premises Descriptive Reasoning begins with one example of some phenomenon and describes its essential qualities Then varies different aspects of the phenomenon Example of Deductive Reasoning o Major premise Sport requires the use of physical skills to solve its game problems o Minor premise Texas Hold em does not require physical skills to win hands o Therefore Not a Sport Philosophic Claims about Values in Physical Activity 1 Personal Opinion Football is the best sport ever 2 Speculation Michael Jordan was a better



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