This is the first activity for your course project.;For this project, you are asked to create nutrition and fitness goals, document your nutrition and fitness activities for a short period of time, and to write a self-reflection paper on what you learned from this activity. Read the course project information and review the Nutrition and Fitness Goals Scoring Guide and assignment description in Unit 4 to get a better understanding of the expectations. The Unit 4 assignment has various resources that can help you determine the best way to document your nutrition and fitness. In addition, begin thinking about your nutrition and exercise goals.;You will complete the following steps for this project;?Submit your nutrition and fitness goals in the Unit 4 assignment. You will receive feedback from your instructor before you are asked to document your nutrition and fitness activities.;?Track your nutrition and fitness in Units 6, 7, and 8.;?Submit your final paper in the Unit 9 assignment.;It is recommended that you look through each project-related activity in this course at this time in order to prepare for the project. If you have any questions, this is a good time to contact your instructor.;Toggle Drawer [u02a1] Unit 2 Assignment 1;Article Review ? SupplementsResources;Website icon Article Review ? Supplements Scoring Guide.Website icon Capella Undergraduate Online Writing Center: APA Citing & Referencing.Website icon Evaluating Source Quality.Website icon How to Search the Library: The Basics.Website icon Smarthinking.Website icon Athletics and Herbal Supplements.PDF icon Evaluating Sources Microsoft Word icon Source Evaluation Form ? Web Sites Microsoft Word icon Source Evaluation Form ? Journals;The media (newspapers, magazine articles, television news programs, and Web-based information) provide us with much of what we know about human biology. People often overlook these learning opportunities, but after taking a course on human biology, one is primed to take advantage of these chances for additional learning. Magazine articles on a special topic are particularly informative because they often go into greater depth and are a good way to continue learning or reviewing biology as a lifelong practice. Current articles are a good source of information about advances in a particular area of human biology, and they also highlight possible future advances in the treatment of certain conditions.;Still, with so much information available in the media, it is important to understand how to evaluate the credibility of these sources of information. We have all seen statistics presented in the media that we questioned, and information that appeared to be biased, misleading, or even inaccurate. How can we be sure we are taking in information that is objective, thorough, and accurate? Although we may not be experts, we can do our best to be informed and critical evaluators of information.;Review the article "Athletics and Herbal Supplements" from this unit's readings and write and submit a summary. Include the following;?Describe the main points presented in the article. What message is the author trying to convey? Discuss specific areas of research and the findings.;?Explain the role of supplements and athletics. Why are supplements currently unregulated? Do you think supplements should undergo more stringent testing? If so, how would this be monitored and paid for?;?Cross-check the information. What do other sources of information say about the same concepts presented in the article? Are there discrepancies between the information in the article and from other sources?;?Include an evaluation of your source by answering the questions in the Source Evaluation Form ? Journals given in the resources. Explain in a paragraph or two why you would or would not consider this article to be a credible source of information on this topic.;Your paper should be between 500 and 700 words unless otherwise specified by your instructor.
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