Chap._1_-_PA_Schools

Chap._1_-_PA_Schools - Physical Activity and the School...

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Physical Activity and the School Program Chapter 1
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Why Promote Physical Activity? Numerous benefits Decreases Risk for Chronic Diseases Heart Disease Types of Cancer Type II Diabetes Associated with Mental health Satisfaction Quality of Life Nationwide obesity issues Energy intake-expenditure imbalance Increase PA can impact imbalance
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Information from slides Test focus instead of PE -More technology and more fast food Average American child spends about 5.5 hours each day engaged in sedentary media use 10% of children are physically inactive on a regular basis Reality: Roughly 17% of children across all ages (2-19) are overweight, a percentage that has nearly tripled since 1980 (5-6%). By 2010 will be 20% will be overweight The Department of Health and Human Services estimates that by 2010, 20 percent of children in the U.S. will be obese.
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Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, CDC, 2008 1991 Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults 1996 (*BMI 30, or about 30 lbs overweight for 5’4” person) 2003 2005 No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30% 2007 2000
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Research Research shows… shows… Source: CDC (2006); Chomitz et al. (2009); NASPE (2006);
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Research shows… Research shows… Not active at all Source: CDC (2006); NASPE (2004) No vigorous PA
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Prevalence of Overweight* among U.S. children & adolescents Note: * Sex, age-specific BMI Sex, age-specific BMI > 95% 95% Source: National Health and Examination Surveys, I, II, III, and 1999-2004, NCHS, CDC; HHS
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