lack of phsical activity

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lack of phsical activity

If you are regularly doing physical activity, you : Reduce your risk of a heart attack,, Manage your weight better, Have a lower blood cholesterol, level Lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and some cancers Have lower blood pressure Have stronger bones, muscles and joints and lower the risk of osteoporosis ,Recover better from a heart attack Feel better – more energy, happy and relaxed, and sleep better

Lack of physical activity

Lack of physical activity is associated with increased risk of overweight and cardiovascular disease, conditions associated with lower socioeconomic status

Regular physical activity in childhood and adolescence improves strength and endurance, helps build healthy bones and muscles, helps control weight, reduces anxiety and stress, increases self-esteem, and may improve blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

In 2011, over half (52%) of high school students (68% of 9th-grade students but only 38% of 12th-grade students) attended physical education classes in an average week

www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Schools can promote physical activity through comprehensive school physical activity programs, including recess, classroom-based physical activity, intramural physical activity clubs, interscholastic sports, and physical education.Schools should ensure that physical education is provided to all students in all grades and is taught by qualified teachers.

www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/healthtopics/index.htm


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