The Role of Time in Exercise Habits (Pt3) - Context of SB and PA Mini Series
About the Mini Series:
Welcome to our mini series about the context of sedentary behavior and physical activity. Designed for researchers delving into the various aspects of physical activity and sedentary behavior, this six-part series explores social, emotional, and temporal contexts.
We aim to shed light on how these behaviors are measured and how these insights can guide the creation of more effective interventions.
This knowledge journey promises to offer a nuanced understanding of the dynamics of physical activity and sedentary behavior.
About the Episode Topic:
In episode three, we delve into the significance of time in our physical activity and sedentary behaviors. The exploration begins with the rhythm of the day and the seasons, shedding light on how activity levels vary accordingly. Understanding this temporal context is crucial to crafting interventions that align with these natural patterns and foster consistent exercise habits.
As the discussion progresses, we delve into the impact of daily and seasonal patterns on physical activity levels and sedentary behaviors. We highlight how environmental factors, like weather conditions and daylight availability, influence our activity levels.
Furthermore, we address the significance of habit formation, suggesting strategies for promoting long-term behavior changes, such as setting realistic goals and integrating enjoyable activities into daily routines.
The episode culminates with an exploration of technology's role in tracking these temporal trends in behavior, discussing the benefits and ethical implications of using wearable devices and smartphone apps.
Delving into daily and seasonal patterns [00:03:00]
Strategies for promoting long-term behavior changes [00:05:00]
The role of technology in tracking temporal trends in behavior [00:07:00]
Want to book a video call with Dr. Miriam Cabrita to discuss your sedentary behavior or physical activity measurements? Here's the link: https://olli.tucalendi.com/miriam-cabrita/videocall-miriam