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Wiki Assignment 1 Navigating your way around the wiki (20 Points)

Due: MWF class: 10/24, TT class: 10/23

 Kelly Parker

 

 

 

 

 

 

About me

 

Year of Study:  Senior

 

Department:  Dietetics

 

My favorite activities are:  volleyball, football, all sports, and spending time with my friends and family

 

3 words that describe me as a person are:  energetic, confident, and friendly


3-2-1 Fitness Concepts

 

3 things I would like to learn more about in this class:

1.  Proper excerise for my body type

2.  Abdominal workouts

3.  Proper way to lift weights

 

2 topics I already know something about (in the area of fitness/wellness):

1.  Nutrition for the average person

2.  The importance of eating right with the proper exercise to remain as healthy as possible

 

1 Topic that I would like to do some research about:

1.  College students and their eating habits


Favorite Quote: WikiQuoteJohn 3, King James Version

16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in him, should not perish, but have everlasting life. [1]

 

Favorite Youtube Video:  "Chicken Fried" by the Zac Brown Band (my new favorite song!)

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Fun Gadget: Find one here: Google Gadgets 

 

 

 

 


Wiki Assignment 2: Research First Author (30 Points)

Due: MWF class: 11/05, TT class: 11/06

Create an article of your choice!

  1. Chose a topic that you are interested in!
  2. Make sure the topic is specific! (not too broad e.g. health = broad, healthy snacks = specific)
  3. Make sure the topic is not already on the list of the front page (Research topics MUST be approved during computer workshop)
  4. Do some research on your topic
  5. Create a new page and give it a catchy title
  6. Add your name as first author to the page
  7. Find information and paste it in the page
  8. Read the text and change it so you paraphraze the sentences (putting it in your own words)
  9. Make the article attractive and readable by:
    1. using bullets/lists not essay text
    2. use pictures
    3. use youtube informative videos
    4. format page and use headings
  10. Reference everything accordingly using a footnote
  11. Have at least 3 references: 1 from the book, 2 from other sources
  12. Add a link to this section of your personal page

 

fitnessconcepts.pbwiki.com/Snacking-in-college

 

 


Wiki Assignment 3: Research Second Author (30 Points)

Due: MWF class: 11/19, TT class: 11/20

 

Second Author Article (Should take you between 30-60 min)

  • Add your name to an article as second author
  • Add a link to this page (your personal wiki page)
  • Read article and check/correct spelling/grammar
  • Re-write so article is readable and straight forward (too short/long/text vs bullets)
  • Check references / footnotes
  • Format headings
  • Check pictures/videos (make sure they have a title and explain them
  • Enhance the article by adding your own perspective!
  • Add one piece of information that would be beneficial for the reader

Scuba Diving 

 

fitnessconcepts.pbwiki.com/Scuba+Diving


Wiki Assignment 4: Reading and commenting (20 Points)

Due: MWF class: 12/03, TT class: 12/04

 

Read and Comment on 5 articles on the wiki

Add links to your personal page in this section + add a comment / reflection on each page you have read (what surprised you? What did you learn?)

  1. Eating out the healthy way:  This article made me realize how carefully I should pick out my food when eating out.  Making little changes in how I order can make a big difference on my diet and how many calories I consume in one meal.
  2. Overexercising:  In this article, I learned that 23% of people that regularly exercise, overexercise.  I had no idea that many people suffered from this.  I also learned that overexercising can be found in many people that have eating disorders.
  3. Soreness In Muscles:  I learned that it is important to hydrate while working out to decrease sorness in the days to come.  Also taking warm baths will increase blood flow that will ease muscles.
  4. Benefits of Flexibility:  This article showed me how important flexibility is.  I also learned it is not good to hold your breath while stretching.  You should make sure you continue to breathe while stretching.  Also, flexibility helps to protect against injury.
  5. The importance of water:  I learned the difference of hot water vs. cold water in this article.  Hot water helps to stimulate the immune system and increases the body's circulation whereas cold water helps with  infammation and constipation.

 

 

 

 

Footnotes

  1. http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Bible

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