Health for Living Syllabus 2012

Diet analysis use the www refer to pages a 15 to a 16

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Diet Analysis. Use the www. Refer to pages A-15 to A-16 for this assignment. Complete a food log as directed in Part 1. Then, go to the myplate.gov site for the dietary assessment. Click Super tracker, and then click Food tracker for your diet analysis. Write a two to three page narrative that addresses the critical thinking questions on page A-16 Physical Activity Analysis. Refer to pages A-17 to A-18 for this assignment. First, use the “Assess your Physical Activity Tracker on MyPlate (myplate.gov) site to track your physical activity for one week. Or, use a pedometer to track the number of steps that you take each day for one week. You are to write a two to three page narrative that addresses the critical thinking questions on page A-18. Daily Energy Needs. For this portfolio, refer to pages A-19 to A-20. Calculate your daily energy needs. You will need to submit your calculation as part of the portfolio. Then, write a two to three page narrative that addresses the critical thinking questions on page A-20. Health Ethics Paper/Presentation. Due at time of presentation. Students will be divided into small groups. Each group will select a health issue for research and debate. Students will individually submit a double-spaced 5 to 7 page typed reaction paper on their assigned health issue that includes pro/con arguments and their defended personal position (25 points). The group will them be responsible for leading the session discussion on this issue (25 points). Groups may select their own issue with the approval of the instructor and/or TA. Examples of issues are provided at the end of the syllabus packet. Course Calendar Date Topic 8/21 Course Introduction 8/23 Family Health Tree 8/28,30 Stress and the College Student 9/4,6 Sleepless America 9/11,13 What Color Is Your Diet
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9/18,20 Battle of the Bulge 9/25 Truth About Exercise 9/27, 10/2,4 Wasting the Best and Brightest 10/9 Midcourse Exam 10/11 Sexual Pleasure 10/16 Life in the Womb 10/18,23,25 Outbreak Alert 10/30, 11/1 When the Heart Breaks 11/6,8 War on Cancer 11/13 to 29 Campus Violence, Unintentional Injury 12/4,6 Living Downstream Discussion Sessions Discussion sessions meet weekly. Students are expected to review each week’s session assignment and come prepared for discussion. You are allowed one unexcused absence. Unexcused absences beyond one receive a two point participation point deduction per absence. Each session will begin with lecture review questions from students. TAs will then focus on book review questions and applied activities. The assigned online wellness
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