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HP200WEB ASSIGNMENT A DUE NO LATER THAN 12:59 PM, SUNDAY, MARCH 15TH, 2015 Make sure you have read and followed the instructions for completing assignments. You will lose points if you do not follow the instructions for assignments. NAME: Grace Zimmermann 1. According to your text: A. What disease is the most frequent overall cause of death in the United States? The most frequent overall cause of death in the United States is heart disease. B. List 3 contributing factors to that disease. Three contributing factors to heart disease include diet, inactive lifestyle, and smoking. 2. Read and complete the PAR-Q form (click on link or look in text). Discuss what the form is for, and the significance of your answers, including what the instructions are for anyone who answers “yes” to any of the questions. You do not need to hand it in, just complete and discuss it. The PAR-Q form stands for physical activity readiness questionnaire, and it is a form with a few questions on it used to evaluate if you are ready for physical activity. The form is aimed at the ages of people from 15 to 69 years old. The series of questions asks about your health in general, for example if you have pains in certain areas such as the hips or knees and will this pain increase if you are to start increasing your physical activity. If someone answered yes to any of the questions, it is important to talk to your doctor first before starting any physical activity. It is important to start slow with physical activity and stay within programs or activates that are safe for you. I answered no to all of the questions on the PAR-Q form. I am already very physically active but finishing
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