The ying to nutrition’s yang is fitness. During the Chief Petty Officer Academy I learned different work-outs that I can employee at IS “A” School and at home. Although, physical training is not included in the school’s curriculum, physical training is essential for a fit for life mentality. I will definitely make it a priority
APTA vision statement for physical therapy “transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience” is an important component that can contribute to the quality of life for all people. I do believe that making the best use of movement can improve one's human experience. The human body is made up of joints and tendons that had evolved to help humans achieve movement. The human body is designed with the ability of movement, no matter how small. Optimizing this ability should help transform society.
Funny how cliché it is for your parents to tell you as a kid, “When you grow up you 're going to be a successful Doctor or Lawyer”. My parents definitely told me that, but I paid no mind. I actually didn 't like the idea. Maybe one of the reasons was that my mother dressed me up in scrubs in the sixth grade and everyone made fun of me. Although, as time progressed and I got older I started thinking maybe a career in the medical field could be for me. After long ordeals in my head about how I didn 't want to be working at McDonalds for the rest of my life, I decided I wanted to join the medical field as a Physical Therapist. In a decade I hope to be working as a Physical Therapist, live in a two-story house, be happily married, and have a
and intrigued by the mind-body connection as well as the importance of human activity and occupation in maintaining mental and physical well-being. At the same time, my desire to work directly with people and be able to make a positive and lasting change to their lives by empowering them and helping discover their strengths and confidence in themselves to achieve their goals, led me to a realization that a career in occupational therapy would be a perfect fit for me.
For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be an Occupational Therapist. I always want to do things to help others in any way I can. Personally I have witnessed what this occupation can do to change the lives of others. To reach my goal, I realize I must pursue a six year college education which will begin with the fall 2017 semester. I am very excited about my future and I feel as if your scholarship will help me reach my goal.
I grew up in a gym, bred to be a boxer, and have been immersed in the ever-changing “fight game” for as long as I can remember. I have been surrounded by the smell of Icy Hot and medical tape in locker rooms, watching other boxers try to mend shoulder, knuckle and knee injuries. Out of curiosity, I have asked the injured athletes if they knew anyone who helped treat their torn ligaments and hyperextended muscles. Routinely, they all responded, “a physiatrist." This memory was how I first learned about the most interesting career in the medical field.
P.T.A Application Personal Essay “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” This is a quote by Mahatma Gandhi that I hold very close to my heart and my beliefs. I love helping others no matter how small or daunting the task. Seeing others benefit from my help is truly rewarding, and provides me with the ultimate feeling of success and happiness. In addition to my overwhelming passion for helping others, becoming further educated is something I believe to be crucial in living a accomplished life.
Physical Therapy Assistant is an interesting field; it is a job that helps individuals in need. I interviewed Lucero because she is currently working in the same field that I see myself working in the future. The interview took place on November 29th; it lasted an hour and a half. The interview was about me trying to understand more about my future life as a physical therapist assistant. The purpose of this interview was for me to envision if this is the profession that I want for myself, in the future. A customer that I know from my job, at Metro PCS, introduced me to Lucero. Lucero works as physical therapist assistant, in a physical therapy clinic in Van Nuys; She has been working in this field for about seven years already. Lucero works
I combined how your nutrition is important because it can prevent you from getting sick or becoming overweight and suffering. Lack of nutrition education, marketing persuading consumers to want harmful food, and the healthcare system not being effective all have to deal with why healthy nutrition is not being focused on or accomplished. This topic is important and interesting if you are interested in global healthcare or local healthcare. Each one of the problems can be solved or reduced to focus on the human nutrition or to decrease the rate of deaths due to obesity, heart failures, etc. The research and the 7-step plan, promoting healthier food options, and reduction of pills and helping patients learn about nutrition are all ways to improve the lack of
Knowing that you need to eat healthy and knowing how to do so are two different things, but difference can have an impact on your weight loss success, and nutritional counseling can help. What is Nutritional Counseling? It is one thing to know the right kinds of foods to eat and what you should avoid, it is another thing entirely to know how to eat those foods to reach your goals. At RCMC Medical Center, our nutritional counselors are dedicated to helping our clients learn how to eat to fuel their bodies without drastically alerting their lifestyles.
Ralph Emerson once said, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful … to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” I chose the profession of occupational therapy to embrace this rationale of life; to encourage others to help themselves and discover the resilience and strength they have to successfully re-integrate with their community. At Hunter College I majored in psychology and I wanted to continue to apply this knowledge through a health care career. Occupational Therapy effectively concentrates on the psychological, emotional, and physical well-being of the patient, while facilitating those individuals with illnesses or injuries to re-learn everyday tasks.
PURPOSE STATEMENT: TO INFORM MY AUDIENCE WHY I WANT TO BECOME A SPEECH THERAPIST. CI: HOW MY PAST AND PRESENT LIFE EXPERIENCES HAVE HELPED CREATE A FUTURE GOAL OF BECOMING A SPEECH THERAPIST. It was the last Saturday before my classes were to start, and I was enjoying sleeping late in my room.
When I grow up as a child, I was setting goals for a future and what to do in life. I choose to pursue Physical therapist assistant which it is a reason why I want to help people, be more responsible, give good attitude to the patients. Next 5 years I will be working in different states at hospital or clinic. I may change to undecided major whether if I want to pursue different major.
Throughout the semester, I have gained a better understanding of adapted physical education and sport programs. These programs provide children and adults with an opportunity to participate in sports they may not have thought were possible. The modifications to sport and exercise allows individuals with a range of disabilities to engage in activity. The disabilities can range from a mild learning disability to a permanent condition caused from a serious accident. While observing numerous individuals with disabilities, I was able to obtain a better understanding of the challenges that came with physical activity.
By 2026 physical therapy jobs are said to be increased by 25% (“10 Interesting Physical Therapy Facts & Statistics,” 28 Dec. 2017). Physical therapists are doctors that help people who have pain during movement or have lost some range of motion. They help those patients regain their abilities or manage their pain (Bellamy). This is a great career to go into. There are many aspects that go into being a physical therapist like degrees, advancement opportunities, day to day responsibilities, and much more.