SCI 163 Week 2 Physical Fitness and Nutrition Worksheet

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SCI 163 Week 2 Physical
Fitness and Nutrition Worksheet

Instructions

Complete the Physical Fitness and Nutrition Worksheet.



Submit the completed worksheet to
your instructor.

 

Physical
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
example.

 




Components of Physical Fitness


Description


How to Incorporate in Your Life


Benefit(s)




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


 
 
 
 


 


 




Flexibility


 
 
 
 


 


 




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. 


 

Follow
the instructions below:

 

·        
Access the USDA Recipe Finder
search tool at http://recipefinder.nal.usda.gov/

 

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

 

·        
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.

 

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

 

1.      
What is the name of the recipe you are evaluating?

 

 

2.      
Which essential nutrients—carbohydrates,
fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals—are included in the recipe?

 

 

3.      
Which ingredients are providing each nutrient?

 

 

4.      
Does this recipe include a good balance of essential nutrients? Explain
your answer.

 

 

5.      
How could the recipe be altered to include more essential nutrients?

 

 

6.      
Do you consider this a healthy meal? If not, what is a healthy
alternative?

 

 

 

Part 3: Nutrition
Questions


 

Respond
to the following questions in 75 to 125 words each:

 

1.      
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?

 

2.      
What environmental, economic, and psychosocial factors influenced your
food and drink choices today?

 
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