# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine I Task 1276117458

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain basics of nutrition.

Definition

Explanation should include

  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) dietary guidelines
  • macronutrients and micronutrients (e.g., protein, carbohydrate, fat, vitamin, mineral)
  • product labeling
  • diet (the food you eat) vs. diet (the process of maintaining a healthy weight)
  • weight management
  • hydration.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How do the different components of My Plate relate to diet?
  • What are the caloric values of protein, carbohydrate, and fat?
  • How do nutrients impact diet? What percentage of the diet should be made up of each nutrient? How may this vary based on activity level?
  • What are typical weight management goals? How can they be achieved?
  • What role do specialized diets play in weight management? What are the pros and cons of fad diets?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events

 

Knowledge Test: Nutrition

 

Teamwork Events

 

HOSA Bowl

 

NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

Chapter 17 Nutrition

  • Describe the macronutrients and their functions.
  • Describe how the macronutrient composition of an individual’s food intake can affect satiety, compliance, daily energy expenditure, and weight control.
  • Provide basic nutritional recommendations for optimizing health.
  • Answer questions, handle issues, and dispel myths regarding the relationship of macronutrients to the successful alteration of body composition.