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UNA APROXIMACION PSICOLÓGICA A LA ACTIVIDAD FÍSICA Y EL SEDENTARISMO EN ESTUDIANTES Y DOCENTES DE LA UNIVERSIDAD INCCA DE COLOMBIA

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Author(s): Diana Vigoya

Journal: Revista Vanguardia Psicolólogica
ISSN 2216-0701

Volume: 3;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 60;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Physical Activity | Health | Quality of Life | Sedentary | Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (PAFD) | Physical Culture | Sports training | psychological training

ABSTRACT
This article presents the foundations of the Project Physical Activity and Sedentary in students and professors of the INCCA University of Colombia, aimed at understanding physical activity from a psychological and interdisciplinary view to strengthen the health and quality of life in the population. Physical inactivity was understood as a global public health problem and a leading cause of death today. The studies focused on assessment, intervention and monitoring, where physical activity is defined as a human behavior with physical, psychological and social. This work was developed in collaboration with the Psychology Programs and Sports of the University Incca and students of seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth semester and psychological practices of Sport and Physical Activity Program. It has a descriptive, experimental and documentary design. The phases of the investigation were Awareness, Assessment, Diagnosis, Intervention and Following. The Instruments were physical and psychological tests, Formats and Surveys, Plans physical and psychological intervention and monitoring protocols. At the end, both projects, provides information on the general structure and an overview of the institutional work performed between 2010 and 2012.
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