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6. Application Assignments

Free

  • Use tracking app/Google Maps/Bing/other app or site to create route around UGA’s Campus, Athens, or a location near you. Pick a friend and choose several points to walk around. Submit: a picture, list of points, and screenshot of the route in the Application Assignment Dropbox (eLC)
  • Use tracking app/Google Maps/Bing/other app or site to create route around UGA’s Campus or Athens. Organize a group of friends or family and take them on a walking tour of the campus, highlighting the buildings, traditions, athletic facilities, etc. Use a tracking app to log the route. Submit: a picture, list of highlights, and screenshot of the route in the Application Assignment Dropbox (eLC)
  • Explore and report on at least four possible, practical, and reasonable ways you can increase your free-living physical activity (increasing number of steps they take daily beyond workout) or incorporate small bouts of exercise in your everyday living (e.g., parking in the back of parking lot). Submit: a word document and pictures of doing the strategies in the Application Assignment Dropbox (eLC)
  • Explore and report on at least three (local) community opportunities for walking (that are available to students) by listing and describing the specific opportunity, and its value as a walking site. Submit: a word document and picture walking at one of those sites in the Application Assignment Dropbox (eLC)
  • Create a series of pictures or a (short) instructional video that could be beneficial to the Activity course content. Submit: pictures or a video in the Application Assignment Dropbox (eLC)

Charged

  • Participate and complete a 5K race. Submit: a copy of your results or the link to the results in the Application Assignment Dropbox (eLC)
  • Download “The Walk” app on your iPhone or Android device: The Walk helps you walk more. It is a fitness tracker combined with a thrilling story and game. When you are playing The Walk, every step counts. For example, a bomb explodes in Inversness station, and you are given a package that could save the world. To stay alive, you will need to walk the length of the country. Submit: a picture and screenshot of at least 10K walked in the Application Assignment Dropbox (eLC)

Additional course-related opportunities need approval and can be proposed to the instructor

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