The Final Project will be a case study on Jon, a 50-year-old male who has decided to begin an exercise program consisting of aerobic and anaerobic activities. Jons goal is to lose weight and decrease his risk factors for chronic disease (i.e., high cholesterol and high blood pressure). Read Chapters 13, 14, 17, and 18 in your course text as well as the Exercise and the Older Adult article and watch this weeks required video presentations. Then read the case study and create a PowerPoint Presentation addressing each of the elements in the assignment.
Jon, a 50-year-old male, recently visited his physician for his yearly physical. After passing an exercise stress test, Jons doctor recommended he begin a regular exercise program to improve his health status. Jon is 20 lbs. overweight, has high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. After meeting with a clinical exercise physiologist, he has decided to incorporate 30 minutes of aerobic exercise into his day five days a week, and 30 minutes of strength training three days a week.
Create a PowerPoint presentation in which you discuss the adaptations Jons cardiovascular, respiratory, and neuromuscular systems will go through as he ventures through his new exercise program. In your presentationBriefly explain the four components of exercise training.Analyze the importance of Jons dietary choices related to exercise performance. In your analysis, address the role and function of the following micro and macronutrients:CarbohydratesLipidsProteinsVitaminsMineralsWaterThen, explain the following:How energy transfer occurs in the human body during aerobic exerciseThe adaptations that occur in the cardiovascular and respiratory systems with aerobic trainingThe adaptations that occur within the human body with resistance trainingExplain Jons acute and chronic physiological responses that will occur in his cardiovascular, pulmonary, and neuromuscular systems.Explain how regular exercise can decrease Jons risk of morbidity and mortality.
Creating the Final Project
The Final Project:Must be a minimum of 15 PowerPoint slides in length and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site. .Must include a title slide with the following:Title of presentationStudents nameCourse name and numberInstructors nameDate submittedMust use at least six scholarly sources: one must be the course text, and at least three must be scholarly articles from the AshfordUniversity Library. The remaining sources can come from the Ashford University Library or scholarly websites.Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.Must include a separate reference slide that is formatted according to APA style as outlines in the Ashford Writing Center.Must include detailed speaker notes for each slide.Must incorporate relevant graphics (e.g., images and charts). Remember to cite all images taken from an online source. Creative Commons (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site. and Flickr (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site. are great websites for open source images.