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Assignment Two B
Read the textbook information regarding Preventing
Cardiovascular Disease before completing this assignment. Complete this
assignment using the Health Quest CD.
Using the Health Quest CD, select:
- Cardiovascular Health
- Wellness Activities
- Heart Attack Risk
- Assess Yourself.
After answering the 31 questions regarding risk assessment
and knowledge inventory click on Get
Results. Answer questions 1-8 of this assignment based on the results of
Please note that the
publisher advises the use of Firefox as the web browser if you experience
problems with the Health Quest drop down boxes.
(1)From the next screen, is your risk assessment high, normal
(2) From Risk
Assessment Feedback, how many points did you score?
(3) From Risk
Assessment Feedback, summarize the message.
(4) From Knowledge
Inventory, is your knowledge Weak, Fair or Good?
(5) From Knowledge
Inventory Feedback, how many of the questions did you answer
(6) Scroll down to Knowledge
Inventory Graph. What percentage
did you score on Risk Factors Scale?
(7) What percentage did you score onKnowledge of Disease?
(8) What percentage did you score on Actions You Take?
Go back to Wellness Activities and select:
Record your response
to questions 9-14 as they appear on the screen of the assessment.
(9) Do you have a family history of heart disease?
(10) Are you overweight?
(11) Do you have high blood pressure?
(12) What is your activity level?
(13) What is your cholesterol level?
(14) Are you a smoker?
After answering the assessment questions, click on Get Results. This will take you
to a screen listing the effects of the six risk factors.
(15-20) List by name the six factors for which you receive
plus signs and for which you received minus signs. Total of plus and minus
factors must be six. This is worth 12 pts.
(21) Summarize the message regarding your risk of heart
Answer questions 22-30 after taking the appropriate
(22) State your waist measurement in
inches. Instructions are in the textbook.
(23) State your hip measurement in inches. Instructions are in the textbook.
(24) State your waist to hip ratio.
(25) Is your waist to hip ratio above that recommended for your gender? Instructions
are in the textbook.
(26) State your blood pressure. (If it is unknown, go to a fire station or
health professional to have it measured.)
(27) Is your systole above, below or right on the norm of 120?
(28) Is your diastole above, below or right on the norm of 80?
(29) What is your resting heart rate?
(30) Compare your heart rate to that considered within a normal range for
your gender. Use the index number of
60-70 beats per min. for males and 70-80 beats per minute for females.
(31) State your gender and the effect of your gender on
your risk of heart disease. (This information is in the textbook.)