Kinesiology - Chapter 8 - STD's and HIV (2)

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Unformatted text preview: (short drives and parking closest to door of a store) Chronic Diseases Most significant problem from modern-day technology Examples include: Hypertension Heart disease Chronic low back pain Obesity Also called Hypokinetic diseases Adding a personalized exercise program needs to be a part of our lives to live life to its full potential Technology is also changing other factors of our live within three other areas 1. 2. 3. Nutrition fast food, sweets, alcohol Stress excessive work stress Environment pollution, waste, noise 57% of all deaths are from cardiovascular disease and cancer About 80% of those deaths could be prevented by following a more healthy and active lifestyle 83% of deaths before a person reaches 65 years old are preventable 75 years for men 80 years for women Healthy Life Expectancy (HLE) Estimates this for 191 nations U.S. at #24 despite having one of the best medical care systems in the world Life expectancy in the U.S. is 77.6 years World Health Organization (WHO) The U.S...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course KINE 3302 taught by Professor Landin during the Spring '08 term at Houston Baptist.

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