EXCI 202 - 3Personal Assignment .pdf - The relationship...

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The relationship between physical activity, exercise and immune function and, consequently, our health, is a complex one. This assignment asks you to examine that relationship and to apply it to your current life. 1) The way being physically active (recreational activities and/or structured training and exercise) can improve immune function and, consequently, one’s health. (1 mark) → Exercise is important for cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health and function. Light to moderate exercise can support a positive response to immunity and overall health. 2) One way being physically active (recreational activities and/or structured training and exercise) might diminish immune function and, consequently, one’s health. (1 mark) → If intense exercise and training programs are too demanding and the body does not receive adequate rest and recovery, then it can diminish immune function and one’s health. 3) Describe briefly the role that physical activity and/or exercise are currently playing in

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