Lecture 1-Jan 9/2013. Basics of Biomechanics
Why study it?
-PHED teachers, physical therapists, physicians, equipment designers.
Bio-life and living things
Mechanics-actions of forces
Biomechanics-principles of mechanics applied to living t
What law states for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction?
What movements are possible at the gleno-humeral joint?
What is the base unit for mass in the metric system?
Which country does not use the metric system?
Problems: Linear Kinematics
A ball rolls with an acceleration of -0.5 m.s.2. If it stops after 7 seconds,
what was its initial velocity? (Answer: Vi = 3.5 m.s)
A 400 m runner completes 1 lap (400 m) in 54 seconds.
a) What is his/her speed? (Answer:
The Meaning of Nutrition
Nutrition is the study of:
2. Nutrients in foods
3. Other chemical constituents in food
4. Effects of food constituents on health
scope of nutrition ranges from the study of _ to their _ e
Cancer & Nutrition
Cancer: The Nutrition Connection
Current Incidence and Death
The most common cancers (incidence) continue to be _ cancer for _
and _ cancer for _.
cancer remains the _ for both men and
National Cancer Institute of Cana
Part 1 Types of Vegetarians
What does it mean to be a Vegetarian?
According to the Dietitians of Canada a vegetarian diet is defined as one that does not include:
The Different Types of Vegetarian
PHED 2007: NUTRITION CALCULATIONS
The Cost of Supersized Meals
1. Using the Wendys online nutrition information sheet, create two meal options and compare the intake.
Small Sized Meal
Large Sized Mea
Checking out Food Labels
NUTRITION FACTS PANEL
Nutrition claims regulated by the _
Nutrition labels contain a column headed % Daily Value
Figures in this column help consumers _
Nutrition Facts Panel
A. All of the information
Nutrition and Physical Performance
Part 1 - Energy Systems
Understanding the role of nutrition in performance, and potential effects of _ can be
fostered by basic knowledge of how energy is formed within muscle cells.
1. _: fro
Ongoing areas of concern regarding our food supply
2. Natural toxins in foods
Hazard whenever people consume single foods either by choice or necessity
Regulation of Canadian Food
Final Exam Review Case Study #1
Frank is 67 years old and was referred by his doctor after his last annual check-up. He was
recently started on blood pressure medication but no other medication at this time. He comes to
the visit with his wife, Miriam, wh
PHED 2007 Introductory Nutrition
Fall 2011 Midterm Study Guide
This study guide does not outline every nutrition principle that is testable, but takes you through
important themes and will help you review the
Water an Indispensable Nutrient
Body composed ~ _(% greater in children). Range re: % lean
muscle mass: adipose tissue.
Required in the diet
Largest component (by weight) of our diet
_ - not enough
Can only survive a few days wi