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The number of calories burned depends in part on the nature of the Metabolism osteoporosis 78 Chapter 4 Physical Activity for Life T he number of obese adult Americans doubled between 1980 and 1999. During the same period, the number of overweight teens tripled. In children and teens, these weight increases correspond to higher occur- rences of asthma and type 2 diabetes. Eating a well- balanced diet and increasing the amount of physical activity can help reverse these trends. A PPROACHES TO E VERYDAY A CTIVITIES Taking an elevator or escalator Playing video or computer games Getting a ride to a friend’s house Using a shopping cart Watching TV or taking a nap Taking the car through a car wash Instead of . . . Taking the stairs Playing soccer, basketball, or tennis Walking, skating, or riding your bike there Carrying groceries to the car Gardening or mowing the lawn Washing the car yourself Try . . .
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Applying Health Skills Advocacy. Design a pamphlet with eye- catching headlines and graphics to educate younger students about the importance of physical activity. Your pamphlet should encourage and guide them to determine and then participate in the types of physical activity best suited to their interests and abilities. Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary 1. What is the difference between physical activity and physical fitness ? 2. Examine and briefly describe the effects of regular physical activity on three body systems. 3. Analyze the relationship between regular physical activity, health promotion, and disease prevention. Thinking Critically 4. Analyzing. Explain why watching television and walking affect metabolism differently. 5. Synthesizing. Why does it take longer to get the maximum health benefit from a leisurely walk than from swimming laps? W O R D P R O C E S S I N G Word processing can give your pamphlet a professional look. See health.glencoe.com for tips on how to get the most from your word-processing program. Lesson 1 Physical Activity and Your Health 79 Hiking is a physical activity that you can enjoy throughout your life. Name two safety considerations to keep in mind while hiking. activity. When you stop being active, your metabolic rate slowly returns to normal. For several hours afterward, however, you con- tinue to burn more calories than you did before you began the activity. Fitting Physical Activity into Your Life ealth professionals recommend that teens incor- H porate 60 minutes of moderate physical activity into their daily lives. This may sound difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Any activities that get you moving count toward your daily total. For example, walk or bike to school instead of getting a ride. Suggest to your family that you go for a hike or a swim on the weekend. Organize a basketball game with friends. Be sure to include some activities that you can partici- pate in throughout your life. Hiking, swimming, golfing, biking, racquetball, tennis, and bowling are just a few examples of lifelong activities.
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