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SCI 163 Week 1 Life
Resource Center


Resources: University
of Phoenix Materials:Six Dimensions of Health Worksheet and the University of
Phoenix Materials:Life Resource Center Scavenger Hunt worksheet.

 Complete the Six Dimensions of Health Worksheet

 Complete the Life Resource Center Scavenger
Hunt Worksheet


Six Dimensions of Health Worksheet




For each of the following six dimensions of
health, list at least one characteristic, activity, belief, or attitude that
reflects that dimension in your life. Provide a brief explanation with each
example. Refer to Ch. 1 in Health for
explanations of these dimensions.


Physical health:



Social health:



Intellectual health:



Environmental health:



Emotional health:



Spiritual health:





In approximately 125 to 200 words, describe
health and wellness in your own words using the ideas and concepts for each of
the six dimensions of health.


Life Resource Center Scavenger Hunt Worksheet


The Life Resource Center (LRC) is
a valuable free tool available to University of Phoenix students. Taking some
time to explore this website to discover some of the many topics, resources,
and tools available is a great way to find information to enhance health and


Log on to the student website. Click on the Programs tab at the top of the page, and then click on Life Resource Center under Services. Explore the resources available on the
site and use them to answer the following questions.


1. What are the two ways that students may receive counseling
services through the LRC?



2. What heading are the Health Tools and Health Challenges found



3. What are the five categories on the Live Healthy Page?



4. Where are resources and articles about good nutrition found on
the LRC?



5. What are three of the health topics that can be found on the LRC?



6. What are two categories found under the Medical Care heading?



7. Where on the LRC would a person find information on addiction and



8. Where on the LRC would a person find information about health
issues related to aging?



9. What are three Mental Health topics available on the LRC?


SCI 163 Week 2 Physical
Fitness and Nutrition Worksheet


Complete the Physical Fitness and Nutrition Worksheet.

Submit the completed worksheet to
your instructor.


Fitness and Nutrition Worksheet


To obtain optimal health, it is critical to be physically fit and
eat a healthy and balanced diet. Becoming knowledgeable about what it means to
be physically fit and learning how to evaluate the nutritional value of what
you eat may greatly increase your ability to improve your health and wellness.


In this three-part worksheet, you identify the five components of
health-related fitness, critique a recipe for nutritional value, and respond to
two short answer questions about nutrition. Completing this assignment is a
step towards gaining the knowledge needed to better manage your physical
fitness and nutrition.


Part 1: Five Components of Health Related Fitness Table


Complete the table below. The first row has been filled in as an


Components of Physical Fitness


How to Incorporate in Your Life


Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Being able to
exercise at a moderate to high intensity for a long period of time

Walk 2 miles at a
brisk pace every day.

Reduced the risk
of heart disease, hypertension, and high cholesterol.

Muscular Strength




Muscular Endurance








Body Composition








Part 2: Critique a Meal


For this
part of the assignment, you critique the nutritional value of a meal. You will
select this meal from the USDA website. 


the instructions below:


Access the USDA Recipe Finder
search tool at


o    (either click on or paste the above link in your internet’s address


Search for a recipe using one of the available criteria:


o    Type in ingredients;

o    Type in a recipe name, or;

o    Choose options from the available categories


Select a recipe to critique from the generated results.


the nutritional information provided for the recipe you selected or added and
answer the questions below.


What is the name of the recipe you are evaluating?



Which essential nutrients—carbohydrates,
fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals—are included in the recipe?



Which ingredients are providing each nutrient?



Does this recipe include a good balance of essential nutrients? Explain
your answer.



How could the recipe be altered to include more essential nutrients?



Do you consider this a healthy meal? If not, what is a healthy




Part 3: Nutrition


to the following questions in 75 to 125 words each:


Do you find it easy or difficult to determine the nutritional value of
food? What are some methods to help you more easily determine the nutritional
values of food?


What environmental, economic, and psychosocial factors influenced your
food and drink choices today?



SCI 163 Week 3 Chronic
Disease Resource Guide


Imagine that a family
member or friend, with a chronic disease, has asked for your help finding
resources available to help him or her with the disease.

Complete the Chronic Disease Resource
Guide worksheet to compile a list and explanation of resources available for
him or her.


Chronic Disease Resource Guide


Imagine that a family
member or friend, with a chronic disease, has asked for your help finding
resources available to help him or her with the disease.


Use the
table below to compile a list and explanation of at least five resources
available for your family member or friend.


Assigned Disease:

Assigned Location:









SCI 163 Week 4 Food
Borne Illness Paper


Write a 500- to 750-word paper on one of the
following food-borne illnesses:

  • Salmonella

  • Staphylococcus

  • Clostridium

  • Norovirus
    (formerly Norwalk virus)

  • Hepatitis A

  • Giardia or
    amoeba parasites

Address the following in your

  • Identify the
    infectious agent (pathogen)--for example, the name of the bacteria, virus,
    or parasite.

  • Explain how
    the infectious agent is transmitted through food or water.

  • Explain the
    immune system's role in protecting the body from disease

  • Provide an
    example of a real life outbreak in the United States.

  • Describe the
    clinical symptoms, duration of the disease, and treatment if any.

  • What steps
    can be taken to prevent further outbreaks? Include individual as well as
    environmental precautions and methods.

Format your paper consistent
with APA guidelines.



SCI 163 Week 5 Course
Concepts Presentation


Prepare a 5- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, with
speaker notes totaling 50 words per slide, that includes the following:

  • An
    introduction slide

  • Slides that
    present on or answer the following five points:

    • Top three elements of health and wellness you would
      want to increase in society

    • How will you incorporate nutrition and fitness as
      active parts of your life?

    • Select one disease from the following and list the
      top three strategies for its prevention:

      • cancer

      • diabetes

      • cardio-vascular disease

    • What are the environmental effects on your health
      from your home and other places you spend a great deal of time?

    • What are ways to protect and enhance your immune

  • A conclusion

  • A minimum of
    two references

Submit the presentation to your


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