HHS 231 10.11

HHS 231 10.11 - Function of the spine Provides structural...

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Function of the spine Provides structural support Surrounds and protects the spinal chord Supports body weight Attachment sight 1. Muscles and function Abdomen, back, and others Stabilize the spine and transfers force 2. Core muscle fitness Lack of core muscle fitness = unstable spine and stress muscles and joints Building core muscle fitness 3. preventing low back pain maintain healthy weight, stop smoking, and reduce emotional stress warm up thoroughly befor exercise progress gradually when improving strength/fitness practice good posture 4. exercises for a healthy back do core muscles exercises at least 3 days per week emphasize muscular endurance engage in flexibility program 5. fueling for cardiorespiritory endurance training agenda 1. carbs o one of the three macronutrients o a primary energy source, especially for nerve cells o composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen o good source include fruits, veggies, and grains glucose
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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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