143bodycomp5 - breathing disorders • Fat distribution is...

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5 Body comp and Health Several negative health consequences with obesity – overall mortality rate almost twice – Reduces life expectancy by 10-20 yrs – five times as likely to develop diabetes – major risk factor for heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, impaired immune function and sleep and
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Unformatted text preview: breathing disorders • Fat distribution is important – abdominal - inc risk CHD, high BP, diabetes, stroke – Hip deposition of fat - lower risk – men - mainly abdominal, women with abdominal fat -face same health risks...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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