Week 2 – Assignment:Benefits of a Regular Exercise Program


Week 2 – Assignment:Benefits of a Regular Exercise Program

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Benefits of a Regular Exercise Program

[WLOs: 2, 3] [CLOs: 3, 7]

The American College of Sports Medicine and the American Heart Association recommend adults get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise each week. Regular exercise has been proven to reduce risk factors for diseases such as cancer, heart disease, Type 2 Diabetes, and stroke (Schmidt, 2016).

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, review this week’s required resources, including the Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory, Musculoskeletal, and Neuromotor Fitness in Apparently Healthy Adults (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. article. Examine the effects of exercise on health by addressing the following items in your assignment:

  • Describe the physical and mental health benefits of participating in a regular exercise program.
  • Identify the chronic physiological responses that occur from a regular exercise program.
  • Describe the importance of the warm up and cool down before and after exercise.
  • Determine the importance of including flexibility in an exercise program.
  • Explain the benefits of resistance training.
  • Analyze the health consequences of a sedentary lifestyle.

The Benefits of a Regular Exercise Program assignment

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Required Resources

Text

COURSE TEXT: Powers, S. K., & Dodd, S. L. (2017). Total fitness & wellness, the Mastering Health edition. (7th ed.). Retrieved from https://www.vitalsource.com

  • Chapter 2: General Principles of Exercise for Health and Fitness
  • Chapter 3: Cardiorespiratory Endurance: Assessment and Prescription
  • Chapter 4: Improving Muscular Strength and Endurance
  • Chapter 5: Improving Flexibility
  • Chapter 6: Body Composition

Articles

Garber, C. E., Blissmer, B., Deschenes, M., Franklin, B. A., Lamonte, M. J., Lee, I., Nieman, D. C., & Swain, D. (2011). Quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, and neuromotor fitness in apparently healthy adults: Guidance for prescribing exercise (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 43(7), 1334-1359. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e318213fefb

  • In this article, exercise recommendations for healthy adults and adults with chronic diseases are provided. Cardiorespiratory, resistance training, flexibility, and neuromuscular recommendations are explained. Health benefits of a regular exercise program are also discussed. This article will help you with your written assignment this week.

Burt, V. (Writer), & Breitenmoser, K. (Director & Producer) (2010). The body in motion: Fitness, skill, and training [Video file]. Retrieved from https://fod.infobase.com/OnDemandEmbed.aspx?token=42237&wID=100753&plt=FOD&loid=0&w=640&h=480&fWidth=660&fHeight=530

  • In this video, viewers will learn practical tests that measure the health-related and skill-related components of fitness, how to apply the FITT principle—frequency, intensity, type, and time—to a training regimen, and what happens to the cardiorespiratory system during exercise. This video will assist you with your journal and written assignment this week.

Web Pages

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (2018). Physical activity (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Retrieved from https://health.gov/paguidelines/

PRWeb. (2011). ACSM issues new guidelines on quantity and quality of exercise (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Retrieved from http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/6/prweb8606343.htm

  • This web page provides information about the new ACSM guidelines for cardiorespiratory, resistance, flexibility, and neuromuscular exercise. Decreasing sedentary behavior is also discussed. This website will assist you in your written assignment for this week.
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Recommended Resources

Websites

Exercise is medicine (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. (http://exerciseismedicine.org/)

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Chapter 1: Introducing the 2008 physical activity guidelines for Americans (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Retrieved from https://health.gov/paguidelines/guidelines/chapter1.aspx

THE GRADING RUBRIC FOR PAPER:

HWE200.W2A1.02.2018

Description:

 

Total Possible Score: 9.00

Describes the Physical and Mental Health Benefits From Participating in a Regular Exercise Program

Total: 2.00

Distinguished – Clearly describes the physical and mental health benefits from participating in a regular exercise program. The description is comprehensive and fully supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources.

Proficient – Describes the physical and mental health benefits from participating in a regular exercise program. The description is supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources, but minor details are missing.

Basic – Minimally describes the physical and mental health benefits from participating in a regular exercise program. The description is marginally supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources, and relevant details are missing.

Below Expectations – Attempts to describe the physical and mental health benefits from participating in a regular exercise program; however, the description lacks support from the text and other scholarly sources, and significant details are missing.

Non-Performance – The description of the physical and mental health benefits from participating in a regular exercise program is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

 

Identifies the Chronic Physiological Responses that Occur from a Regular Exercise Program

Total: 1.00

Distinguished – Clearly identifies the chronic physiological responses that occur from participating in a regular exercise program. The identification is comprehensive and fully supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources.

Proficient – Identifies the chronic physiological responses that occur from participating in a regular exercise program. The identification is supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources, but minor details are missing.

Basic – Partially identifies the chronic physiological responses that occur from participating in a regular exercise program. The identification is marginally supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources, and relevant details are missing.

Below Expectations – Attempts to identify the chronic physiological responses that occur from participating in a regular exercise program; however, the identification lacks support from the text and other scholarly sources, and significant details are missing.

Non-Performance – The identification of the chronic physiological responses that occur with a regular exercise program are either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

 

Describes the Importance of the Warm Up Before Exercise and the Cool Down After Exercise

Total: 2.00

Distinguished – Clearly describes the importance of the warm up before and the cool down after exercise. The description is comprehensive and fully supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources.

Proficient – Describes the importance of the warm up before and the cool down after exercise. The description is supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources, but minor details are missing.

Basic – Minimally describes the importance of the warm up before and the cool down after exercise, or describes only one. The description is marginally supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources, and relevant details are missing.

Below Expectations – Attempts to describe the importance of the warm up and cool down; however, the description lacks support from the text and other scholarly sources, and significant details are missing.

Non-Performance – The description of the importance of the warm up and cool down is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

 

Determines the Importance of Including Flexibility in an Exercise Program

Total: 1.00

Distinguished – Clearly determines the importance of including flexibility in an exercise program. The determination is fully supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources.

Proficient – Determines the importance of including flexibility in an exercise program. The determination is supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources, but minor details are missing.

Basic – Minimally determines the importance of including flexibility in an exercise program. The determination is marginally supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources, and relevant details are missing.

Below Expectations – Attempts to determine the importance of including flexibility in an exercise program; however, the determination lacks support from the text and other scholarly sources, and significant details are missing.

Non-Performance -The determination of the importance of including flexibility in an exercise program is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

 

Explains the Benefits of Resistance Training

Total: 1.00

Distinguished – Clearly explains the benefits of resistance training. The explanation is comprehensive and supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources.

Proficient – Explains the benefits of resistance training. The explanation is supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources.

Basic – Minimally explains the benefits of resistance training. The explanation is marginally supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources.

Below Expectations – Attempts to explain the benefits of a resistance training program; however, the explanation lacks support from the text and other scholarly sources.

Non-Performance – The explanation of benefits from a resistance training program are either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

 

Analyzes the Health Consequences of a Sedentary Lifestyle

Total: 1.00

Distinguished – Thoroughly analyzes the health consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. The analysis is comprehensive and supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources.

Proficient – Analyzes the health consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. The analysis is supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources, but the analysis is slightly underdeveloped.

Basic – Minimally analyzes the health consequences of a sedentary lifestyle. The analysis is marginally supported by information from the text and other scholarly sources. The analysis is underdeveloped.

Below Expectations – Attempts to analyze the health consequences of a sedentary lifestyle; however, the analysis is not supported with information from the text and other scholarly sources and is significantly underdeveloped.

Non-Performance – The analysis of the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

 

Written Communication: Control of Syntax and Mechanics

Total: 0.25

Distinguished – Demonstrates methodical application of organization and presentation of content. The purpose of the writing is evident and easy to understand. Summaries, quotes, and/or paraphrases fit naturally into the sentences and paragraphs. Paper flows smoothly.

Proficient – Demonstrates sufficient application of organization and presentation of content. The purpose of the writing is, for the most part, clear and easy to understand. There are some problems with the blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper flows somewhat smoothly.

Basic – Demonstrates a limited understanding of organization and presentation of content in written work. The purpose of the writing is somewhat evident, but may not be integrated throughout the assignment. There are many problems with the blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper does not flow

Below Expectations – Organization and presentation of content is extremely limited. The purpose of the writing is unclear. There is little or no blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper does not flow smoothly when read.

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

 

APA Formatting

Total: 0.25

Distinguished – Accurately uses APA formatting consistently throughout the paper, title page, and reference page.

Proficient – Exhibits APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout contains a few minor errors.

Basic – Exhibits basic knowledge of APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout does not meet all APA requirements.

Below Expectations – Fails to exhibit basic knowledge of APA formatting. There are frequent errors, making the layout difficult to distinguish as APA.

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

 

Page Requirement

Total: 0.25

Distinguished – The length of the paper is equivalent to the required number of correctly formatted pages.

Proficient – The length of the paper is nearly equivalent to the required number of correctly formatted pages.

Basic – The length of the paper is equivalent to at least three quarters of the required number of correctly formatted pages.

Below Expectations – The length of the paper is equivalent to at least one half of the required number of correctly formatted pages.

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

 

Resource Requirement

Total: 0.25

Distinguished – Uses more than the required number of scholarly sources, providing compelling evidence to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

Proficient – Uses required number of scholarly sources to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

Basic – Uses less than the required number of sources to support ideas. Some sources may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are used within the body of the assignment. Citations may not be formatted correctly.

Below Expectations – Uses inadequate number of sources that provide little or no support for ideas. Sources used may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are not used within the body of the assignment. Citations are not formatted correctly.

Non-Performance – The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

 

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