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

Women are more inapt to being less physically active

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Unformatted text preview: s and Hispanics are less likely to be as active as Caucasians Lower income less active as middle to upper classes Less educated not as active as higher educated Older people less likely to be active than younger people 1996 report prescribed 30 minutes of physical activity for most days of the week Examples: Walking Cycling Playing basketball or volleyball Swimming Water aerobics Dancing fast Pushing a stroller Raking leaves Shoveling snow Washing or waxing a car Washing windows or floors gardening 2002 increase in recommended time for physical activity By the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences 60 minutes a day of moderate to intense activity May be necessary to avert weight gain and to maintain weight loss in previously obese and overweight individuals Also provides other health benefits like a lower risk of CV disease and diabetes Wellness Encompassing term the covers a wide range of health-related factors Having a wellness lifestyle requires a person to carry out manners that lead to positive results in the seven areas of wellness: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Physical Emotional Intellectual Social Environmental Spiritual Occupational Wellness Name that...
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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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