10.18 - • Powerful CVD risk factors o Poor lifestyle...

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Be still my beating heart cardiovascular disease and exercise Mechanism of CVD o Atherosclerosis o Pressure Blood health o Clot Heart structure o Heart pump/valve issues Blood vessels o Up dialation o Up # capillaries o Down pressure o Down atherosclerosis Blood lipid profile o Efficient fat mobilization o Up HDL blood cholesterol Heart function o Stronger heart muscle Help maintain calorie balance o Body weight o Body composition
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Unformatted text preview: • Powerful CVD risk factors o Poor lifestyle habits High stress Smoking Alcohol use • CVD risk reduction strategies o Physical activity be physically active most days how much physical activity is protective? • Health benefits vs. fitness benefits • Type Balance calories in and calories out • Decrease storage of excess calories...
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course HHS 231 taught by Professor Catherineboshuizen during the Spring '08 term at Oregon State.

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