Unformatted text preview: years. Why are we seeing a sudden epidemic of overweight and obese children in the last 20 to 30 years? Address why poorer states like Kentucky, West Virginia, Mississippi, and Louisiana tend to have higher obesity rates compared to other states. What can our country do to reverse this epidemic? 8. Explain how fat distribution can affect health. 9. Identify the causes of obesity, who is obese, health risks, and ways to combat it. 10. Identify the link between lifestyle habits and cancer prevention. 11. Explain how lifestyle habits can decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and aid those suffering from it. 12. Define metabolic syndrome. 13. Explain ways to prevent low back pain. 14. Discuss ways to prevent osteoporosis and achieve a high peak bone mass. 15. Differentiate between chronological age and biological age....
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- Spring '08
- obese children, lifestyle choices, higher obesity rates, hypokinetic conditions, View obesity trends