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What are the two leading causes of death in the United States are diseases that are considered lifestyle related and mostly preventable? Cardiovascular disease and Cancer What are some key factors contributing to the increasing prevalence of obesity and excessive body weight in the United States? Decreased physical activity What are some key goals of the Healthy People 2010 initiative and what are the rationales behind these goals? A statement of national health objectives design preventable threats to health and to establish na Provides health objectives in a format that enab efforts and work as a team What is cardiovascular disease and who does it affect? A broad term used to describe a range of diseas vessels What are the national health objectives? 1) To increase quality and years of healthy life disparities Cholesterol Direct relationship with cardivascular obesity. H Blood Pressure Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure exerted by c blood vessels, and is one of the principal vital s 80-85 mmHg Diabetes Disease in which a person has high blood sugar produce enough insulin, or because cells do not produced. What is the recommended amount of physical exercise? 20-30 minutes a day Name the Fitness Assessments and what each measures Resting heart rate and blood pressure Body composition can be an indication of risk for certain diseases. How can body composition be used as part of a fitness program? determines the starting point for a fitness progra BMI body mass index What is the difference between overweight and obese? Overweight has excess body weight relative to amount of body fat What kind of information is gained from a postural assessment? To see how well your body is functioning, incre potential, and reduce the chance for injury What are the 3 macronutrients? Why is it important to consume
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2011 for the course LFIT 110 taught by Professor Jeanowen during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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