Problems & Issues in Fitness-Chap0. 9NOTES

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In Fitness Chapter 9 Rev. 3/3/09 Class Notes 
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Costs of Inadequate Fitness Major national problem Include costs of:  
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Older Adults Are Expensive!!! Incur greatest public health costs than any  other age group 88% of those over 65 have at least one  chronic health condition 35-50% of women over 70 have difficulty with  general mobility tasks 24% of people over 50 who have hip fractures  die within a year Inactivity more frequent in lower-income  groups & among minority populations
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Factors Related to the  Stem from the imbalance created when  energy intake exceeds energy expenditure. energy-dense foods and are less active than  they were 25 years ago! High caloric intake, more dietary fat, larger  portions Less in-home cooking, take out, fast food
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Spending in fast-food restaurants has  increased from $6 billion to $18 billion  over last 30 years Foods served in schools often non- nutritious
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Built Environment that make up structures of communities Factors such as:
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Fitness Behavior:    Short-Term and Long-Term Most current polls show that as many as 90% 
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course ESS 1301 taught by Professor Keeton during the Fall '09 term at Texas Tech.

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