posted by Jennifer
Part 2 Now apply your knowledge of energy expenditure
through exercise by solving the following problem.
Jim weighs 220 pounds and wishes to lose 25 pounds
by running or jogging at 5 MPH for 30 minutes per
exercise session fi ve days per week. Do the calculations
to solve Jim’s problem by following these steps:
1. Multiply body weight by the appropriate calories
burned per minute per lb. from Table 8-3for running
or jogging 5 MPH.
220 lbs. ______ coeffi cient ______ calories/min.
______ calories/min. 30 min. ______ calories
2. Multiply the number of calories expended per
workout by the number of workouts per week:
______ calories 5 workouts/week ______
______ calories/week 3,500 calories/lb. ______
3. Divide the total pounds to be lost by the number of
pounds lost per week.
25 lbs. ______ lbs. lost/week ______ weeks
a. How many calories will Jim expend per exercise
b. How many pounds will he lose per week at this
energy expenditure? ______
c. How many weeks will it take Jim to lose
25 pounds? ______
We don't have your table, and I doubt if anyone here can answer your questions.