Nt1310 Week 1 Reflection

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Within cycle 4, we have incorporated many topics within our health and physical education classes. To begin with, we learned about healthy food guidelines, being a health-literate consumer, and the benefits of physical activity. Dietary guidelines are a set of recommendations about smart eating and physical activity for all Americans. These guidelines are presented through a pyramid, which is known as “MyPyramid.” MyPyramid is an interactive guide to healthful eating and active living. This is a good symbol because it serves as a guideline for eating right and active living. In addition, this pyramid will serve as assistance to help those make smart choices. When eating foods, it is important that they are nutrient-dense. Nutrient-dense…show more content…
Within our class time, we would run for 4 minutes around the gym, to enhance our hearts and learn how to control our respiration. We were also taught how to properly warm-up, cool-down, and stretch. This would take about 5-10 minutes to complete. After we finished running, we would participate in either basketball or volleyball. There the gym would be divided into two sections. By engaging in physical activity for at least 60 minutes, we would learn how to better use our volleyball skills, for instance, how to pepper, bump the volleyball, and how to properly serve the…show more content…
Two essential questions asked during the cycle were: (1) what are the five elements of health-related fitness that affect you in different ways. (2) What organization should you contact if you feel that your health care provider is guilty of malpractice? The answer to the first essential question is cardio respiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Furthermore, the answer to the second essential question is the American Medical Association. To be honest, I believe I have learned every concept very efficiently, for example, from the benefits of physical activity to the importance of nutrition labels and food safety. With physical activity, your muscles and bones are strengthened, therefore, improving your mental/emotional health by providing stress relief. Once these aspects are enhanced, your social health will improve, helping you make new friends, and giving you the confidence when meeting new

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