Physical Activity Benefits
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Ay of several conditions resulting in insufficient blood flow to the heart , poor pumping , or malfunction of the heart valves.
Most heart disease is related to lifestyle - combat with diet , exercise and weight loss
The expected age an individual will reach before dying
physical activity and exercise help control body weight ( tone muscles and healthy body shape ).
Proved body image
social acceptance , emotional centeredness , personality , friends , physical self-concept , family status , accomplishments , spiritual centeredness and friends , physical concept , physical fitness , inborn talent , acquired competence and appearance
young adults face many stressors.
How stress is dealt with an greatly impact a person's life? can lead to depression , anger , or anxiety ... regular physical activity or exercise can be an excellent way to cope
physical activity relieves tension allowing the body to relax ( fall asleep more quickly and sleep more soundly )
healthy and life expectancy
There are many health benefits to people who live an active lifestyle ( has the ability to increase life expectancy.
quality of life especially in older age , improves
PHYSICAL ACRTIVITY HAS POSITIVE INFLUENCES ON :cardiovascular disease risk , hypertension , preventable cancer , obesity , osteoporosis , lower back pain and longevity
breast cancer ( women who are physically active are at lower risk of breast cancer .. the protection provided by exercise is also dependent upon individual getting sufficient.
colorectal cancer - increased rates of this cancer are linked to obesity and the production of prostaglandin e2
type 2 diabetes & preventing diabetes
a chronic disease where cells are unable to obtain glucose from the blood leading to high blood glucose .
Strong link to lifestyle and physical fitness ( high fat , low carbohydrate diet -western_
obesity increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes
High blood pressure
hypertension - having a higher blood pressure than is normal or healthy for the human body , chest pain , nosebleeds , irregular heartbeat , confusion , vision problems and prevent with diet , exercise , and weight loss
a sudden cessation of blood flow to a part of the brain
High blood pressure is the single biggest risk factor for a stroke - exercise and maintaining a healthy weight can prevent strokes
Physical activity pyramid
sedentary activities , anaerobic activities , flexibility , aerobic activities and lifestyle
activities' that are a part of person daily life - help maintain a healthy body weight , and reduce the risk of disease
Moderate intensity level - 30 min or more everyday .
examples walking , and house cleaning
physical activity that is especially good for building cardiorespiratory fitness , body is able to supply enough oxygen to keep going for long periods of time moderate intensity level ( 3-5 days/week ...... 20-60 minutes/session
physical activity in intense short bursts ( 30-120 seconds of activity time .
muscles work so hard they produce energy without oxygen vigorous intensity ( 2-3 days/week ... all major muscle groups
physical activity that optimizes joint mobility and range of motion , helps prevent injuries and low intensity (2+ days/week .... all major muscle groups
the amount of time dedicated to unproductive inactivity should be limited , excessive sedentary activities can negatively affect health and fitness levels( does not include sleep
example : watching tv and talking on the phone