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SECTION 1: ABOUT THE GUIDELINES Focus on Disease Prevention The Guidelines focus on preventive effects of physical activity, which include lowering the risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Physical activity also has beneficial therapeutic effects and is commonly recommended as part of
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Unformatted text preview: the treatment for medical conditions. The Advisory Committee report did not review the therapeutic effects of activity, and the Guidelines do not discuss the use of physical activity as medical treatment....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course PFW 101 at Texas State.

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