In this lesson the concept of energy and energy balance will be discussed. We will discuss positive and negative energy balance, energy expenditure (BMR, TEF and PA), discuss factors affecting energy requirement, including physical activity (including physical activity guidelines).
Understand the concept of energy balance and why it is important for health and wellbeing
Explain what metabolism is and how it works
Describe strategies to balance the body’s energy input and output
Explain what factors impact energy expenditure
Ontario curriculum expectations: A1.1, B3.1, B3.3