Explain behavior modification as related to weight loss program. Describe strategies one might use to change undesirable behavior.

Social science Assignment

What are the BMI ranges and classifications?

What are the health benefits of resistance training?

What are the 5 basic principles of resistance training and provide an example of each?

What types of weight-deduction programs are recommended for athletes?

How much exercise is recommended for weight loss?

What are the genetic and environmental factors associated with obesity?

Explain behavior modification as related to weight loss program. Describe strategies one might use to change undesirable behavior.

What are the 5 methods to estimate body composition and discuss one value of each method

What is metabolic syndrome?

List the 3 components of female athletic triad. Discuss the theories of the underlying etiology.

What are the risk factors of osteoporosis?

Which athletes are at greatest risk for iron-deficiency anemia? Discuss an appropriate diet, what is heme vs non-heme sources? Which is more bioavailable?

What is mode, intensity, duration and frequency of exercise in a weight loss program. Provide an example of an appropriate program to lose 1 pound per week through exercise alone.

List 5 reasons why Vitamin D is important for athletes. Which athletes are at greatest risk of Vit. D deficiency?

Discuss the efficacy, safety and legality of caffeine supplements as a ergogenic aid for aerobic endurance athletes.

Describe the 5 potential health benefits associated with resistance training.

Case studies – know how to calculate macros, calories/lb for weight gain or loss. Be able to provide appropriate recommendations for protein for weight gain.

Are supplements needed for everyone? How safe are supplements? Are they regulated?

What should you look for when deciding to use a supplement?

Explain behavior modification as related to weight loss program. Describe strategies one might use to change undesirable behavior.