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What are the objectives of physical fitness?

other The ultimate objective of fitness is longevity with no disease, no any physical pain, and happiness. It is hard to get this objective of life but not impossible. The happiness of life can be obtained through physical fitness. There are many ways people try get physical fitness, some of them are better lifestyle, better diet, gym, yoga, aerobics etc Here are some main positive symptoms of fitness Zero levels of stress and tension Physical strength, stamina and flexibility Greater powers of concentration and self control Better organ functioning Sense of balance and internal harmony Healthy & glowing skin Strong Immune System etc....
Do you think you need a sophisticated fitness centre in and/or around your residence? Rank the following services from 1 to 8 based on your preference that you would like to see offered at your fitness centre (1 being the most important factor and 8 being the least important factor) - Questions 15-22 15* Gym 1 16* Aerobics 2 17* Weight Training 1 18* Diet Consulting 2 19* Physiotherapy Consulting 8 20* Body Massage 1 21* Steam Bath 2 22* Beauty Saloon 1

Do you believe that the prices of competitors (other fitness centres) are too high? Yes What price would you be willing to pay for an exclusive fitness centre in your locality? Between Rs. 800 to Rs. 1200 per month Would you prefer your fitness centre to offer you any discounts or concessions or schemes? Yes Has a physician ever said you should restrict your physical activity? Yes No What are your fitness goals? (check all that apply): Appearance (aesthetics) Cardiovascular endurance Fat reduction Flexibility Health (General) Muscular definition Muscular endurance Muscular size Muscular strength Power

Self-esteem or confidence Speed Sports performance Stress reduction Toning and shaping Weight loss Posture Other What equipment do you have available (check all that apply)? Nothing Free weights Weight machines Resistance Tubes (rubber tubes with handles) Cardio equipment Bicycle (outdoor) Aerobic videos (step, low impact, kickboxing) What are your specific expectations of your fitness program during the next 4 weeks? Which of the following best describes what motivated you to sign up for TF-CFP? Improve my health (physical fitness, weight control) Improve my health (stress, psychological) Encouragement from coordinator

Encouragement from supervisor Encouragement from co-worker Encouragement from Family Want to serve as a role model for others Opportunity to use duty time to exercise Personal goals Other __________________________________________ Which of the following made you aware of the TF-CFP? Promotional e-mail messages Promotional posters/flyers Word of mouth from coordinator Word of mouth from co-worker Word of mouth from supervisor Other ________________________ Indicate your degree of agreement with the following statements regarding TF-CFP. Strongly Strongly Agree Neutral Disagree Agree Disagree I would encourage others to participate. I felt good about myself as I participated. I felt positive support to participate from co-workers and/or home. I felt positive support to participate from my supervisor/management. 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5

Indicate your agreement with the following potential benefits as they relate to your participation in TF-CFP. Strongly Strongly Agree Neutral Disagree Agree Disagree I have increased energy. 1 2 3 4 5 I have better control over my 1 2 3 4 5

weight. My clothes fit better I am able to handle everyday stress more effectively. I am less depressed. I am less irritable. I sleep better. I feel better about how I look physically. I feel I am more productive on the job. I have better working relationships with my peers. I am more able to concentrate.

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Indicate which of the following tips for increasing physical activity proved helpful to you during your participation in TF- CFP. Bringing appropriate shoes/clothes to work. Walking or exercising with others. Keeping a record of my physical activity. Setting specific goals. Scheduling my physical activity time on my daily calendar. Learning to recognize the benefits of my activity. Taking a walk or exercising during duty hours. Being accountable to a structured program. Other ___________________________________________ Indicate which of the following barriers you encountered during your participation in TF-CFP. Place a check mark next to those you were able to overcome. _____ Lack of internal motivation. _____ Inclement weather. _____ Busy work schedule. _____ Out of town on TDY trips. _____ Busy social schedule.

_____ Busy home/Family schedule. _____ None or loss of activity partner. _____ Lack of support from co-workers. _____ Lack of support from supervisor/ management. _____ Difficulty in scheduling time with others. _____ Difficulty in attending scheduled group program activities. _____ Lack of confidence in my ability to exercise. _____ Loss of interest in keeping records. _____ Inability to set attainable goals. _____ Boredom with exercise routine. _____ Other _____________________________________________ Which best describes your motivation to exercise at the end of TFCFP compared to the beginning of the program? More motivated Less motivated About the same When during TF-CFP did you experience motivational problems in continuing to reach your goals? At the beginning Months 1-2 Months 3-4 Months 5-6 None How difficult was it for you to understand and follow the program rules/policies? (i.e. required paperwork, activity logs, exercise time, exercise place) Very easy Somewhat easy Neither easy or difficult Somewhat difficult

Very difficult In what area/areas? _______________________________________________________ _________________ Did TF-CFP help you be more successful in maintaining your physical activity level compared to past efforts? Much more successful

More successful About as successful Less successful Much less successful Do you believe the TF-CFP is a worthwhile and positive experience? Yes No I don't know During the time you participated in TF-CFP have you: Increased your fruit and vegetable consumption Decreased your dietary fat intake Reduced your calorie intake Become more aware of nutrition labels on food Brought healthy lunches to work Substituted low fat recipes and foods Felt no need to change dietary habits Which of the following health education classes did you attend? (mark all that apply) Orientation Introduction to Fitness/Nutrition Flexibility/Warm-up and Cool Down Aerobic Fitness Mid-point Check-in Strength Training

Nutrition Spiritual Health Weight Loss/Control Stress Management Cardiovascular Risk Did others in your Family become involved in physical activity as a result of your participation in TF-CFP? Yes No Regarding your current level of physical activity, do you intend to: Increase your level of activity in the next 6 months Maintain you r level of activity in the next 6 months Decrease your level of activity in the next 6 months My physical activity status before I participated in TF-CFP was best described as: I did not exercise or walk regularly, and I did not intend to start in the near future. I did not exercise or walk regularly, but had been thinking about starting. I was trying to start to exercise or walk, or I exercised or walked infrequently. I was doing vigorous exercise less than 3 times per week or moderate physical activity less than 5 times per week. I had been doing moderate physical activity 5 or more times per week (or more than 2 hours per week0 for the last 1 - 6 months. I had been doing moderate physical activity 5 or more times per week (or more than 2 hours per week) for 7 months or more. I had been doing vigorous exercise 3- 5 times per week for 1 -6 months I had been doing vigorous exercise 3-5 times per week for 7 or more months. My physical activity after I participated in TF-CFP is best described as:

I do not exercise or walk regularly, and I do not intend to start in the near future. I do not exercise or walk regularly, but am thinking about starting. I am trying to start to exercise or walk, or I exercise or walk infrequently. I am doing vigorous exercise less than 3 times per week or moderate physical activity less than 5 times per week. I have been doing moderate physical activity 5 or more times per week (or more than 2 hours per week) for the last 1 - 6 months. I have been doing moderate physical activity 5 or more times per week (or more than 2 hours per week) for 7 months or more. I have been doing vigorous exercise 3 - 5 times per week for 1 - 6 months I have been doing vigorous exercise 3-5 times per week for 7 or more months. Targeting Fitness Customer Satisfaction Questionnaire Supervisor Form Strongly Strongly Agree Neutral Disagree Agree Disagree 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

It improved morale. It improved productivity. It raised awareness about the need for physical activity. It increased social support for physical activity. It increased energy. It increased ability to handle everyday stress more effectively. It decreased depression. It decreased irritability. It improved working relationships with peers. It increased concentration. It took up too much work

time. The following statements reflect my support of TF-CFP. (circle one on each line) 10075% I encourage my staff to participate. I encouraged my staff to complete the program. I feel as a Supervisor that it is important to serve as a role model for health promotion. I would support more of my staff participating in TF-CFP. 1 1 1 1 7550% 2 2 2 2 OF 5025-0% THE 25% TIME 3 4 3 3 3 4 4 4

Do you believe the TF-CFP is a worthwhile and positive experience? Yes No I don't know I agree or disagree with the following statements concerning the administration of the program. Agree Disagree The MOU between the Supervisor and participant was adequate. The participant abided by the guidelines and provisions of the MOU. The monitoring of exercise time and locations was adequate to ensure compliance. My role as a Supervisor was an administrative burden. The chain of command supported the TF-CFP. 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2

More employees would have participated if: ____________________________________________________________ _____________________________ ____________________________________________________________ _____________________________ The TF-CFP could be improved by:

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