Physical Activity and Heath.2.082207

Physical Activity and Heath.2.082207 - Physical Activity...

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1 Physical Activity and Health Do you know? ± What proportion of the US population is active? ± Which gender is more active? ± Which races least active? ± Which geographical part of US most active? ± You have to train like a marathoner to get benefits from exercise ± People who have had a should not exercise ± It takes a lot of money to be physically active. ± Exercise increases appetite so can’t help with weight control. ± If you can’t exercise at least min in a bout, it isn’t worth exercising. ± You can reduce your belly fat with sit ups.
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2 Physical activity reduces risk of almost all chronic diseases The Facts: Good News Leading causes of death ± 202 ± TB 194 ± Diarrhea 142 ± Heart Disease 137 ± Stroke 107 ± Kidney infect. 89 ± Accidents 72 ± 268 ± 199 ± 58 ± Pulmonary dis. 42 ± Pneum/flu 35 ± Accidents 34 ± Diabetes 24 1900 1998 Rate per 100,000 Leading cause of death in the United States. Includes coronary heart disease (48% of CVD deaths), stroke (17%), hypertensive disease (5%), and congestive heart failure (5%). 1.1 million heart attacks occur per year. Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
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3 There is evidence that chronic activity will reduce/improve ± Cardiovascular Disease ± Overweight/obesity ± D ± C ± Osteoporosis ± Mental health Most people recognize the importance of physical activity. Exciting Time for Physical Activity Professionals There is strong support for the importance of physical activity for good health from Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General Healthy People 2010 NIH Consensus Conference on Physical Activity
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