Wilson Lecture 10 & 12 [021510 & 22310]

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Health Psychology 465 Instructor: Dr. Dawn Wilson Chapter Four and Five: Health-Enhancing and Health-  Compromising Behaviors
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Exercise Activity:  True or False?  1. Engaging in 3 ten-minute bouts of  exercise per day provides the same  health benefits as exercising for 30  consecutive minutes. 2. The practice of physical activity (PA)  increases during adolescence.  3. Exercise turns fat into muscle. T F F
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PA Recommendations 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for  Americans  Adults 150 minutes of moderate  PA AND muscle- strengthening activities 2 or more days/week  OR 75 minutes of vigorous  PA AND muscle- strengthening activities 2 or more days/week  OR A mix of moderate and vigorous PA AND muscle- strengthening activities 2 or more days/week Children 60 minutes or more of PA per day
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Think: Are you meeting PA  recommendations? South Carolina:  Summary of PA (2007) Meeting Insufficient Inactive 46.8% 39.4% 13.8%
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Exercise:  Overview Aerobic exercise – sustained exercise  that stimulates and strengthens the heart and  lungs  that improves the body’s utilization of oxygen. High-intensity, long-duration Bicycling Jogging, running Jumping rope Swimming
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Increases in cardiovascular fitness and  endurance Increased longevity – by age 80, the amount  of additional life attributable to aerobic  exercise is between 1 and 2 years.
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