Submit a Quantitative-Empirical Essay. Your assessments/formulas will include Body Mass Index, Hip to Waist Ratio, Karvonen Formula, Resting Metabolic Rate, Blood Pressure and a survey: How Long will I Live?

Quantitative/Empirical Essay:

Within the semester, you will submit a Quantitative-Empirical Essay. Your assessments/formulas will include Body Mass Index, Hip to Waist Ratio, Karvonen Formula, Resting Metabolic Rate, Blood Pressure and a survey: How Long will I Live? Through calculating these formulas, you will understand your personal health and fitness through quantitative and empirical analysis of your specific data.

Directions:

You may need to cut and paste each of these websites. These assignments are not hard; all you have to do is enter some data about yourself. After completing all website assignments, you will create a 500 word essay explaining your results and how this affects your health now and into the future. Your final assignment is to analyze your data. Include within your essay the evidence to support the results from your personal assessments.

Find a scale and get your exact height and weight. Do not guess on any of these measures!

Log into the following Assessment web sites:

BMI assignment – https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm

Hip to Waist Ratio – http://www.bmi-calculator.net/waist-to-hip-ratio-calculator/

Karvonen Formula – http://www.briancalkins.com/HeartRate.htm

Resting Metabolic Rate – http://www.myfitnesspal.com/tools/bmr-calculator

Blood Pressure – Go to a Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, etc. and take your blood pressure at one of the machines in the pharmacy and record it for your essay.

How long will you live? (Survey)   http://www.livingto100.com

You might have to copy and paste the sites, so please try that if they do not open. Partial credit is not given for any assignment.

This must be submitted as a word document by the due date. (Points will be deducted if not submitted in word format)

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