knh_3 - KNH 120 October 6, 2011 Reaction Paper #3 U.S....

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KNH 120 October 6, 2011 Reaction Paper #3 U.S. Physical Activity Statistics The map shows that the lowest levels of physical activity are occurring in the South, specifically in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Puerto Rico. We have always heard the stereotypes that people in rural areas move at a slower pace, but maybe this myth is a fact. I am slightly surprised, however, because there are not many big cities in these types of towns. Cities deal with a lot of public transportation and cars. Although many natives have the option of walking to and from work or the train station in big cities, cabs or taxis are used often by many people. The map shows that the highest levels of physical activity are occurring in the West. The specific states with the highest levels of physical activity are Alaska, Oregon, Montana, and Wyoming. Other states that show high physical activity but are not in the West are Wisconsin, Vermont, and New Hampshire. I believe this is because of the geographical environment these states are situated in. Many states in the West have
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course KNH 120 taught by Professor Byrd during the Fall '09 term at Miami University.

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