CHFD 2200

CHFD 2200 - Around 1/3 of Americans are inactive •...

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CHFD 2200 Heart Few resting changes, lower performance under stress Lungs Maximum vital capacity declines after 25 Capacity declines 10% per decade Muscle Strength peaks in mid-20s Sacropenia Definition Statistics Not exercising-decreases muscle mass(1/2 %/year starting at 25) Bones Growth in early adults Calcium-still Athletic Performance and Aging Changes in muscle mass Changes in cardiovascular functioning Only one-third get enough At least 30 minutes—5+ days a week More often, more vigorous is better
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Unformatted text preview: Around 1/3 of Americans are inactive • Reduces fat, builds muscle • Boosts immune system, prevents some diseases • Cardiovascular benefits • Mental health benefits • Longer life Consequences of Overweight Health problems ♦ Blood pressure, heart ♦ Diabetes ♦ Cancer ♦ Liver, gall bladder ♦ Arthritis ♦ Sleep, digestive Social discrimination Housing Education, careers Mistreatment Age at First Childhood Average in U.S.=>25.2...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course CHFD 2200 taught by Professor L during the Fall '10 term at UGA.

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