Step 1: Go to the following web page…Trending Topic / Physical Activity Guidelines, ACSM.org :https://www.acsm.org/read-research/trending-topicsresource-pages/physical-activity-guidelines
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You will see a series of 5 links as follows:
ACSM Web site home page
Step 2: Click on the link titled “Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition”. Open the link. Click on, “learn what the recommendations are here”. A
new page will open. Download the document titled: “Download the complete second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines [PDF – 14.2MB].
Save “Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. 2nd edition” for your records and read and review the document.
Step 3: Return to the main page, with the 5 links, and click on and open the link to “Official Positions”, Scroll down to the Heading “Earlier Papers” and the
document titled “Quantity and Quality of Exercise for Developing and Maintaining Cardiorespiratory, Musculoskeletal, and Neuromotor Fitness in Apparently
Healthy Adults: Guidance for Prescribing Exercise”, Save the document for your records, and read and review the article.
Step 4: Upon reading and reviewing the articles, Answer the following questions:
In your own words: what is Physical Activity, and what is Physical Fitness?
Who created the two documents you were asked to find and download? Why is the authorship important?
Based on your personal definitions, are these guidelines important to developing exercise training and conditioning programs for improved physical activity
and improved physical fitness? Why? Why not?
Student demonstrates consistent correct use of the rules of grammar usage, punctuation, and spelling. Language is clear and precise. Sentences display
consistently strong, varied structure. Excellent support of initial post and responses with evidence (supporting references, examples, real-world experiences,
Added several innovative ideas and insight in peer responses. Provided considerable additional insight and relation to core concepts.
Includes at least two of the following components:
• Offering advice
• Posing a question
• Providing an alternative point-of-view
• Acknowledging similar experiences
Very clear that relevant information was understood by incorporation into postings.
Analyzes course concepts, theories or materials correctly, using examples or appropriate supporting evidence.