THM 1113 Personal Benefits of Leisure - revised

THM 1113 Personal Benefits of Leisure - revised - Personal...

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Personal Benefits of Leisure Enhancing the Quality of Life and Life Satisfaction I. Physical Benefits A. Achieving Wellness or Physical Fitness B. Preserving Cardiovascular Health 1. Reduce high blood pressure 2. Reduce the chances of heart failure 3. Reduce the chances of stoke 4. Reduce the chances of heart disease 5. Reduce serum cholesterol and triglycerides C. Controlling Obesity 1. Decrease body fat 2. Maintain weight control D. Prevention of Colon Cancer E. Prevention of Diabetes F. Reduce Spinal Problems G. Increase bone mass H. Increase strength, endurance, and flexibility I. Improve connective tissue J. Increase lung capacity K. Reduce incidence of disease, such as osteoporosis L. Improve the functioning of the immune system M. Increase life expectancy II. Social Benefits A. Maintaining Social Contacts, Companionship, and Interpersonal Relationships B. Combat Loneliness C. Development of Cooperative, Competitive, and Social Skills D. Develop Social Identity E. Reduce Social Alienation
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2011 for the course TOURISM & 1113 taught by Professor Shapiro during the Fall '10 term at Temple.

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