Spring 2015 Aerobics Final

Name ______Period ______

Spring 2015 Aerobics Final

1. Pre-Trial ______/ 40 points

Suggested completed by April 2nd(*)

  1. Living to 100 Pre-Trial Sheet ______/ 15 pts
  2. SMART GOAL approval (By April 2nd) ______/ 10 pts
  3. Pre-Trial Chart ______/ 15 pts

3. Trial Charts ______/ 30 points

Suggested completed by May 2 (April 25*)

  1. Trial Calendar(s) of ≥2 weeks

4. Post-Trial ______/ 30 points

Complete by May 15 (8*)

  1. Living to 100 Post-Trial Sheet ______/ 15 pts
  2. Post-Trial Chart ______/ 15 pts

5. Visual Presentation ______/ 40 points

Complete by May 15 (8*)

  1. Media guidelines ______/ 10 pts
  2. Supporting data ______/ 20 pts
  3. Presentation ______/ 10 pts

Extra Credit ______

Total ______/140 points

*Senior timeline

Having a healthy lifestyle is a thing everyone should strive for. A healthy lifestyle includes exercising, eating well, monitoring your heath, as well as a sense of well-being. This project will challenge you to become aware of you lifestyle and to find ways to improve it. You will be graded on your commitment and action to improve your lifestyle. Finding and tracking data, making goals, trying to reach those goals and being able to analyze your habits is what we are focusing on most.

The following Arizona Standards will be met by this project:

·  Strand 2: Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.

·  Strand 3: Participates regularly in physical activity both during and beyond the structured physical education class.

·  Strand 4: Achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical fitness.

·  Strand 6: Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.

Project Parameters

All forms will be available online at www.tanq.org/AerobicsFinal.aspx. There are three ways you can turn in your forms (Sheets and Charts):

  1. Hardcopies: Printed out and filed out
  2. Digital copies: Disk drive, CD, or email forms into . Please put your name and which form you are sending in the subject line. You get 10 extra credit points for emailing these to me for saving paper.

All sheets, chart, and visuals are to be turned in together for the final. If a sheet or chart is not used in the visual presentation make sure it is attached to the final project.

Living to 100 Site

1  Go to this website: livingto100.com/calculator and click on “Life Expectancy Calculator”

2  Enter information as prompted. Answer the survey to the best of your ability (if you do not know or don’t do something click on “I don’t know” “I haven’t…” or “never.” Ask an adult if you have questions.

3  It will ask for an email and password. Enter in your information (you can put in a “junk email” address).

4  At the end it will give you an age.

5  Click on “Retrieve Feedback” to see areas that you can improve on). There will be another “Retrieve Feedback” button that give more information.

Visual Information

Keep track of your diet and activity by using photography. Your visual presentation may be a poster, photo album, scrapbook, or a comparable digital version.


  1. Must have at least 14 photos that are dated.
  2. There needs to be a clear distinction between Pre-Trial, Trial, and Post-Trial sections
  3. Usage of captions, key words, and artwork to highlight ideas (ex. I increased my vegetable intake, Began to burn more calories than I consumed, etc.).
  4. Clean presentation—free of error and pleasing to the eye.

Chart Information

Templates are on the website. You may adapt charts for your project, but make sure you include requirements

Requirements for Nutrition/Physical Activity Goals:

·  Nutrition should include a measureable amount. Either calories, portions, grams, daily recommendation percentages, or the equivalent

·  Trial period should be 2 weeks (14 days) long MINIMUM.

·  Physical Activity charts should include the duration and calories burned

·  Helpful sites

o  WebMD Fitness Calorie Counter

  1. Go to website http://www.webmd.com/diet/healthtool-fitness-calorie-counter
  2. Enter in keyword of activity in the Search bar
  3. Select the best result
  4. Enter your weight (lbs) and the duration (hours, minutes) and click “Calculate”
  5. The calories burned for that activity will be listed. Document in your Activity Journal.
  6. You can also select “Add to Your Activities Summary” to see a list of the activities and calories burned.

o  Do WebMD Food Calorie Counter

  1. Go to website http://www.webmd.com/diet/healthtool-food-calorie-counter
  2. Enter in keyword of activity in the Search bar
  3. Select the best result based on type and size
  4. Enter in how many you had and how many servings (there is an “unsure of your serving size?” link for help). This will give you your caloric intake. Document in your Diet Journal.
  5. You can also select “Add to Your Meal Summary” to see a list of the activities and calories burned.

NOTE: You may use an alternate mobile app such as FitBit etc. to calculate calories burned/calories consumed or website.