Lifestyle Choices and Hyperkinetic Conditions

Lifestyle Choices and Hyperkinetic Conditions - Lifestyle...

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Lifestyle Choices and Hyperkinetic Conditions o Physical Fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is  the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. The relationship between the  soundness of the body and the activates of the mind is subtle and complex. Much is  not yet understood. But we do know what the Greeks knew. That intelligence and skill  can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong,  that hardy spirits and tough minds usually inhabit sound bodies.    1 in 3 Americans have heart disease o Modern Technology We move, less, and therefore conserve lots of energy   Hypo kinetic Conditions o Conditions that result from too little activity Cardiovascular Disease Obesity Cancer Diabetes Low Back Pain Osteoporosis o Increasing weekly caloric expenditure reduces overall health risks    o Primary Risk Factors (for Heart Disease) Cigarette Smoking Hypertension  Cholesterol Physical Inactivity   o Secondary Risk Factors (for Heart Disease) Obesity Diabetes (controllable) Age  (Men at 55 and Women at 65: These are the ages of higher risk) Gender Heredity (controllable)   o Contributing Risk Factors Stress Triglycerides   
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o Prevention Through Exercise Reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke Decreases resting heart rate Increase stroke volume Decrease blood pressure Increases collateral circulation Releases stress and improves sleep Increases the strength of connective tissue/bones    o Types of Cardiovascular Disease
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