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Physical Health Talk Coach lou 7-12-11 Exercise and Disease Prevention 1. Reduced risk of Heart Disease—stronger heart and more efficient       cardio respiratory system 2. Prevention of High Blood Pressure related issues due to lower blood pressure 3. Reduced Arterial Disease due to lower cholesterol 4. Reduced Cancer risk—evidence indicates lower risk of breast and colon cancer due to physical  activity 5. Reduced risk of Osteoporosis 6. Prevention of Diabetes—risk factors for type 2 diabetes include  obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and family history 7. Regular, consistent exercise promotes a healthy immune system. Moderate exercise gives the immune system a temporary boost in the production of cells that attack bacteria.  Extreme exercise may be detrimental Effects of Exercise on Mental Health Studies show: 1. Reduced Anxiety a. Best results with “aerobic exercise” b. Best after weeks of regular exercise—10-15 c. Best benefits for those who are less fit to start with and more anxious to start with 2. Reduced Depression a. Best after weeks of exercise but some studies showed improvement after the beginning of the exercise program b. Best when done several times a week c. Best with more vigorous activity 3. Benefits similar to those for other treatments 4. Activity associated with positive self-esteem 5. Activity associated with restful sleep 6. Activity associated with ability to respond to stress 7.  Activity brought about small but significant increases in       physical self-concept or self-esteem 8.  Physically active subjects went to sleep more quickly, slept longer and had more restful sleep that untrained subjects. 7.3 % adult population in US suffers from some form of anxiety disorder that    necessitates some form of treatment 6-8% suffer from some form of clinical depression Starting an Exercise Program 1. Get a medical examination if age, illness or injury is an issue
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course PHE 44 taught by Professor Doten,s during the Summer '08 term at UC Davis.

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