This Competency Assessment assesses the following outcomes:
EF205-4: Discuss energy metabolism and activity related changes.
GEL-1.02: Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English.
Nutrition, Body Composition Labs, and Flexibility Labs
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For 1 day, record each item you eat and drink and how much of it (e.g., cups, ounces, or tablespoons). Set up an account on SparkPeople. Once you have logged in, go to My Trackers – My Nutrition and enter your 1-day food intake. After inputting all of your items for 1 day (including snacks), access your “Daily Nutrition Feedback.”
Summarize your findings from your Daily Nutrition Feedback. Be sure to discuss the nutrients within range of your goals and out of your range and discuss goals for improvement to your caloric intake.
Include a screenshot of your Daily Nutrition Feedback report for 1 day.
Complete the following body composition and flexibility labs.
BMI comparison chart
Waist to height ratio calculator
Waist to hip ratio
Sit and reach flexibility at home
Summarize the following questions:
The results of all three body composition labs. Compare your results to others in your cohort.
Goals relevant to your results
How Part I compares with Part II
Whether your caloric intake is preventing you from reaching your weight (loss/gain/maintenance) goals
Where you could make changes
The consequences of obesity and the role of diet and exercise in the promotion of good health
Your flexibility results
The effects of obesity on flexibility and low back pain
Minimum Submission Requirements
This Assessment should be a Microsoft Word (minimum 2-page written) document, in addition to the title and reference pages.
Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. Your submission should be highly organized, logical, and focused.
Your submission must be written in Standard English and demonstrate exceptional content, organization, style, and grammar and mechanics.
Your submission should provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose.
Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful.
A separate page at the end of your submission should contain a list of references, in APA format. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for research.
Be sure to cite both in-text and reference list citations where appropriate and reference all sources. Your sources and content should follow proper APA citation style. Review the writing resources for APA formatting and citation found in Academic Tools. Additional writing resources can be found within the Academic Success Center.
Your submission should:
include a cover sheet;
be typed in Times New Roman, 12 -point font;
include correct citations
be written in Standard English with no spelling or punctuation errors; and
include correct references at the bottom of the last page.
If work submitted for this competency assessment does not meet the minimum submission requirements, it will be returned without being scored.