Grading Rubric Advice and Sample Table for This Discussion Question

Class after completing all of the assigned readings answer the following question:

For the middle-aged adult, exercise can reduce the risk of various health problems. Choose two at-risk health issues that regular physical exercise and activity can help prevent and manage. Discuss the prevalence of each of these health problems in society today. Describe measures that you would take as a nurse to assist clients with health promotion measures to incorporate exercise and physical activity into their lives. Include the kind of activities you would recommend, the amount of exercise, and the approach you would use to gain cooperation from the client. Support your response with evidence-based literature.

Your post should illustrate that you completed the readings and be well related to the unit’s objectives. Please do not use consumer web sites like as the information is summarized and simplified for the consumer. Your post should illustrate knowledge much deeper than a consumers.

Grading Rubric

States twohealth issues that physical exercise could help prevent and manage in the middle aged adult +1

Provides prevalence of the problems in society today (current statistics) +2

Lists/ discusses health promotion measures for prevention/ management of each problem +2

Includes examples of activities/ exercises +2

Supports response with evidence-based literature. +1