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Concept 5: Learning Self-Planning Skills for Lifetime Physical Activity


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Concept 5: Learning Self-Planning Skills For Lifetime Physical Activity



Behavioral Goal
  A statement of intent to perform a specific behavior (changing a lifestyle) for a specific period of time. An example would be, "I will walk for fifteen minutes each morning before work."
 
Fitness Goals
  A fitness goal is an outcome goal with a specific fitness score as the intended outcome.
 
Health Based Criterion Referenced Standards
  The amount of a specific type of fitness necessary to gain a health or wellness benefit.
 
Long-Term Goal
  A statement of intent to change behavior or achieve a specific outcome in a period of months or years.
 
Outcome Goal
  A statement of intent to achieve a specific test score (attainment of a specific standard) associated with good health, wellness or fitness. An example would be, "I will lower my body fat level by 3 percent."
 
Physical Activity Goals
  An exercise or physical activity goal is a behavioral goal with exercise as the intended behavior.
 
Short-Term Goal
  A statement of intent to change a behavior or outcome in a period of days or weeks.

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