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1 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Chapter 3 Promoting Physical Activity: Settings Based Approaches Text Sources 1.Nelson Physical Education VCE Units 3&4: 4 th Edition – Malpeli, Horton, Davey and Telford Live It Up 2: 2 nd Edition – Smyth, Brown, Judge, McCallum and Pritchard 2006.

2 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 What’s Wrong with this Picture?

3 A Settings Approach Promoting Physical Activity: Settings Based Approaches

4 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 A Settings Approach Why are people less physically active? Reliance on technology / motorised transport More people living in urban environments Changes in work practice / hours Changes in leisure patterns due to work / education needs A setting is an area where the health message can be communicated. Examples include; Family Transport system Healthcare Workplace Community Schools Eg. Walking to school programSchools Multiple Settings

5 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Setting-based approach The School setting The Work Setting The Community Setting

6 Suitability of School, Community and Workplace Settings for Physical Activity Interventions Promoting Physical Activity: Settings Based Approaches

7 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Family and Transport Setting Family Settings Family is a primary influence on child and adolescent health behaviours. Parent’s play a key role in stimulating children’s interest in physical activities. Parents need to be active role models for their children. Transport Settings Cars and public transport are the most common methods of transport. These methods require little physical activity. Transport should involve some level of activity. Examples; Walk or ride to work/school, park further away from work/school, get of the tram a stop earlier and walk. See ‘Go for your Life’ TV ads

8 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Healthcare Settings Healthcare provides the link between getting sufficient physical activity and good health. Examples of healthcare groups; VicHealth VICFIT Asthma Victoria Diabetes Victoria Health Professionals; Doctors eg. Active script Physiotherapists Nutritionists World Health Organisation (WHO) Strives to use a variety of settings to implement comprehensive studies. National Heart Foundation Aims to increase community fitness levels Gives physical and social support through social settings. p.65

9 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Workplace Settings Promotion of PA at work assists with; Improved morale Increased work productivity Reduced ‘sickies’ Less feeling of being stressed Reduced staff turn over Improved community relations Difficulties include; Lack of interest at management level The size of the organisation Facilities available Lack of support or interest from workers

10 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Community Settings A ‘community’ refers to local groups of people, whole cities or whole nations. Strengthening the communities knowledge and interest in the benefits of physical activity is therefore vital. Community strategies include; Developing local facilities Use of community venues that encourage physical activity Free health checks at shopping centres Educative sessions for community members on health issues. Review of council policies Eg. ‘Leading the way’ resource for councils.

11 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Community Settings Community settings provide opportunities to; Support local councils Promote PA Work with transport agencies Increase access to facilities Support media campaigns p.69

12 School Setting-based Programs Promoting Physical Activity: Settings Based Approaches

13 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 School Settings Schools play a major role in shaping children’s attitudes towards PA and living an active lifestyle. Schools encourage lifelong patterns of PA. School based programs are; Moderately effective People who participated in these programs are more likely to be active for life. Print material and school curriculum appears to be the most effective methods. Active after schools program ndex.asp However PA decreases as students during the secondary years due to a crowded curriculum and student subject choices. Schools can increase PA by; Following government recommendations for time allocated to PE. Providing sufficient sports equipment and facilities / public use. Promoting school sporting events

14 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 What intervention strategies could we do at our school? Reducing TV Watching reducing video games active family programs active transport activity In and out of school community links more equipment extra curricula initiatives policy change

15 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 School Setting Recommended Activities; PE and Sport classes in the curriculum Opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities Free play at recess and lunch Walking School Bus program Active playgrounds Parental involvement with children’s sporting interests.

16 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 School Program Examples ProgramWeb PageOriginAim/s Community use of ovalsVicEffective use of green space ‘Discovering the TurtleWay’ QLDConnecting paths and cycle- ways between townships Fluorescent playground markings UKMore children playing in specific areas Walking school buswww.walkingschoolbu s.com VicIncrease increase amount of PA and safety ‘TravelSmart’www.travelsmart.gov.a u QLD, VIC, SA and WA Sustainable travel arrangements ‘Active Primary School’SCOTIncrease PA at school and beyond Case Study 3.1, 3.2 p.72-3Laboratory 3.3 p.73

17 Workplace Setting-based Programs Promoting Physical Activity: Settings Based Approaches

18 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Workplace Program Examples ProgramWeb PageOriginAim/s ‘Heart Beat Challenge, Lets Get Moving and Stroll, Strut, Stride’ PA at work and health awareness ‘Walk in to Work Out’http://www.dundee.ac.uk/sport exercise/events/2005/walkin.ht m UKProvides self-help information ‘Stairway to Health’www.activelivingatwork.comCANIncrease use of stairs at work ‘Find 30 – its not a big exercise’ for a healthier approach to PA in the workforce ‘Health at Work’http://www.shaw.uk.com/SCOTIncentives for businesses which promote PA.

19 Community Setting-based Programs Promoting Physical Activity: Settings Based Approaches

20 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Community Program Examples ProgramWeb PageOriginAim/s ‘Sonnong Common Health Walks’ king/713.asp UKUse of volunteers to lead regular nature walks in the local environment ‘Walking the Way to Health’ recreational walking safer and provides information for walkers. ‘Path to Health’http://www.path-to- health.com/ IRE USA Walking paths close to existing footpaths. Located near residences and workplaces Burnley Community Walks WABi-monthly walks lead by volunteers ‘Walk and Talk’VICLocal walking groups promoting PA and social environments ‘Stepping Out’SAOlder adult walking groups and provides resources/kits Mobile skate parkswww.joondalup.wa.gov.auWAProvides a skate environment for any community Case Study 3.4 p.77

21 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Specific Physical Activity Approaches - Federal Federal Programs Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Sports Performance and Development Australian Sports Commission Business Operations Active after school communities Junior Sport Indigenous Sport Disability Program Women in Sport Drugs in Sport Playing Fair – ethics in Sport Membership Growth and Club Development Coaching and Officiating

22 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Specific Physical Activity Approaches - State Sport and Recreation Victoria (SRV) Access for all abilities Indigenous Sport and Recreation Masters Sport Physical Activity Initiative Women in Sport Junior Sport Conference Community Organisation Development Member Protection SRV funding grants

23 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 SRV Funding Projects

24 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Program Effectiveness Summary Schools Evidence for increase in PA levels ‘Whole school approach’ most effective Positive impact on local communities Flow on effect to parents. Workplace Increase in PA levels and staff health Provide good short term benefits Problems do exist with current programs Community Little evidence of how effect these programs are. Written Report 3.5 p.80 p.81

25 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Web Links – Chapter 3 Australian Sports Commission: Find 30 promotion (Government of WA Department of Health): Walking School Bus promotion (UK): Ministry of Health (New Zealand) toolkits: The 10,000 Steps Rockhampton project: Travelsmart Australia: World Health Organisation: Heart Foundation Australia: VicHealth (The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation): Be Active promotion (Government of South Australia): Go For Your Life: Physical Activity Resources for Health Professionals – Introduction (Centre for disease control and prevention – USA): Health Promotion (Public Health Agency of Canada): Strategic Inter-Governmental Forum on Physical Activity and Health (SIGPAH): Healthy youth (Centre for disease control and prevention (USA): America On The Move promotion: Papers from the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity: Department of health and aging (Australian government): Building a healthy, active Australia (Australian government): National Public Health Partnership: Be Active promotion (Government of South Australia): Sport and Recreation Australia: Australian Sports Commission: Find 30 promotion (Government of WA Department of Health): Walking School Bus promotion (UK): Ministry of Health (New Zealand) toolkits: The 10,000 Steps Rockhampton project: Travelsmart Australia: World Health Organisation: Heart Foundation Australia: VicHealth (The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation): Be Active promotion (Government of South Australia):

26 VCE Physical Education - Unit 3 Web Links – Chapter 3 Australian Sports Commission: Find 30 promotion (Government of WA Department of Health): Walking School Bus promotion (UK): Ministry of Health (New Zealand) toolkits: The 10,000 Steps Rockhampton project: Travelsmart Australia: World Health Organisation: Heart Foundation Australia: VicHealth (The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation): Be Active promotion (Government of South Australia): Go For Your Life: Physical Activity Resources for Health Professionals – Introduction (Centre for disease control and prevention – USA): Health Promotion (Public Health Agency of Canada): Strategic Inter-Governmental Forum on Physical Activity and Health (SIGPAH): Healthy youth (Centre for disease control and prevention (USA): America On The Move promotion: Papers from the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity: Department of health and aging (Australian government): Building a healthy, active Australia (Australian government): National Public Health Partnership: Be Active promotion (Government of South Australia): Sport and Recreation Australia: Physical Activity Resources for Health Professionals – Introduction (Centre for disease control and prevention – USA): Health Promotion (Public Health Agency of Canada): ps/index.htmlhttp://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/hp- ps/index.html Strategic Inter-Governmental Forum on Physical Activity and Health (SIGPAH): Healthy youth (Centre for disease control and prevention (USA): America On The Move promotion: Papers from the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity: Department of health and aging (Australian government): Building a healthy, active Australia (Australian government): National Public Health Partnership: Be Active promotion (Government of South Australia): Sport and Recreation Australia:


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