This course covers how to lose weight by adopting a sound walking program and a healthy diet. It's designed for those students who really need to lose weight and are motivated to reach that goal for compelling reasons such as health and wellbeing. The course makes use of the PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act) a quality control tool made popular by W. Deming in the area of quality improvement. The course is video based with quizzes. It's also based on a real successful case of achieving the weight loss in just two months by following a well thought out approach with documented walking steps statistics and results. Students can complete this course in about a week or less depending on the level of engagement.
This course is worth taking because the approach used (PDCA) for planning and executing the walking program has been vetted in various areas of business, health and situations where we need to carry out changes for continuous improvement.
Welcoming message to students about the class
This video talks about understanding the reasons why we want to start a walking program and the level of commitment involved as well as the sacrifices required from us. In the end, the student will develop the understanding and motivation necessary for getting started walking as way for losing weight and staying healthy.
After completing this lesson, the student will understand the many health reasons why need to lose weight and the health benefits that come with losing it.
This lesson talks in detail about carefully planning the walking program. At this lesson, students will understand and know how to plan a successful walking program.
In this lesson, we carry out the planning of the walking program. We start the walking activities according to what was pre-planned. After finishing this lesson, students will be able to start their walking program based on what was already planned.
This lecture provides a lot of information about the recommended number of steps and the classification of the walking steps as sedentary, low active, somewhat active, active and highly active.
In this lesson we will be checking our weekly statistics about our weight loss to ensure that the walking program is on target.
In this lesson, we will take action to correct any shortfalls we found in checking our walking program to ensure that all is working as planned. After completing the lesson, students will learn to take corrective actions as needed to ensure they succeed in their walking program.
This lesson explains in details the motivating factors that lead me to start a walking program in order to lose weight. At the end of this lesson, students will be able to understand and clearly write down their own motivational reasons for embarking in a walking program in order to lose weight.
This lesson describes in detail the plan that I followed successfully to lose the weight. Students will be presented with a real-world plan that was proven to be successful as it help me lose 30 lbs in just two months.
This lesson provides a detailed summary of the walking steps statistics for my walking program. After finishing this lesson, students will understand the importance of measuring their daily walk statistics as will as looking at the trends to ensure that their walking program is working as expected.
This lecture summarizes the weight loss as well as the health indicators improvement achieved during the exercise program.
This lesson concludes our course and provides the student with key elements to consider about walking as a way to exercise in order to lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
I have over 18 years of work experience in the field of statistics as an Applied Statistician. For the last twelve years, I have also been teaching undergraduate college level statistics courses at St Petersburg College. As an Applied Statistician, I have developed over the years a strong interest in using EXCEL as a statistical tool with my classes in order to give to the students real world hands-on experience with Statistics.