1. Define obesity. Give an overview of childhood and adult obesity. What is the
1. Define obesity. Give an overview of childhood and adult obesity. What is the
1. Define obesity. Give an overview of childhood and adult obesity. What is the role of parks and recreation in the fight against obesity? What things in society contribute to the obesity epidemic? 2. The chapter describes some of the specific contributions of recreation to emotional or mental health. What are they? On the basis of your own experience, can you describe some of the positive emotional outcomes resulting from recreational invlovement? 3. Recreation centers are increasingly adding fitness equipment designed for children. This equipment includes such tools as smaller treadmills and stationaty bicycles. Do you think this is a good use of money and will stimulate physical activity in chilfren? Who or why not? What other activities could recreation centers implement to help fight childhood obesity? What role do parents play in this problem? 4. Define deviant leisure. What motives do people have for participating in these types of activities? Give examples of other deviant activites that were not discussed in this text. 5. A number of psychological motivators were discussed. What are they? How do they relate to your choices for leisure activites? 6. Think of an activity that you see yourself engaging in to the point of it being serious leisure. Describe your participation level and what would make that activity serious leisure. 7. Select your five favorite recreational activities and then answer the following question: Why do you participate in these activities(motives)? Predict how this list will change in the next 10,20,30, and 50 years. write question and answer

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