Three Day activity analysis

Three Day activity analysis - evening shifts If I plan a...

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Three Day activity analysis Pamela Turner SCI 241 June 23, 2011 After evaluating the physical activity assessment tool as related to my activity for the past three days, I have come to the conclusion that I have extremely poor activity on days that I do not work. On days that I work, I consistently have a physical activity score of 100. I am constantly on my feet doing walkthroughs for the work campus that I am assigned to. Because I am on my feet 95% of the workday I am extremely active with very little time to sit down. On the other hand, I scored very poor during my days off. Even when counting house chores and other errands, my activity level is below moderate. I need to actually plan out physical exercise on a daily basis consistently. By making a pattern I will burn off more calories, evenly throughout my week. I also get to bed very late at night and sleep in late. My internal sleep cycle is completely thrown off because I work all different hours. I usually work the graveyard shift and some
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Unformatted text preview: evening shifts. If I plan a specific bedtime and wake hour, I can schedule a consistent routine for a healthy breakfast and exercise. As far as exercise, I am going to add some bicycling, sit-ups, and basketball. I am going to cycle for at least 30 minutes a day. This will increase my activity level and boost my cardio workout. By adding more days of basketball for at least one hour of active playing I will be more active on my days off. Finally, sit-ups, at least 100 a day will aid in toning the abdominal muscles and tightening my mid-section. All of these exercise routines are accessible all year around because they can be done indoors if the weather does not allow for outdoor activity. By keeping to this routine I will be able to increase the amount of energy expended throughout my days off. I can choose one of the lighter activities on my days working or a combination of two....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course HEALTHCARE 240 taught by Professor Myles during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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