Presentation on theme: "Physical Wellness Health A / B. Disease Prevention Regular physical activity lowers your risk of many chronic and disabling disease. Why? What is a chronic."— Presentation transcript:
Disease Prevention Regular physical activity lowers your risk of many chronic and disabling disease. Why? What is a chronic disease?
Cardiovascular Disease A collective term for disease of the heart and blood vessels 6 major risk factors -Sedentary lifestyle -Smoking -Abnormal blood fats -High blood pressure -Diabetes -Obesity
CVD Continued Endurance / strength exercise positively impacts the balance of lips that circulate in the blood A high amount of lips (cholesterol, triglycerides) are linked to heart disease http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v9Bb1yk GNA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v9Bb1yk GNA
CVD Continued High blood pressure Blood pressure is determined by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure.
Blood Pressure Blood Pressure Category Systolic mm Hg (upper #) Diastolic mm Hg (lower #) Normal less than 120andless than 80 Prehypertension120 – 139or80 – 89 High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stag e 1 140 – 159or90 – 99 High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Stag e 2 160 or higheror100 or higher Hypertensive Crisis Hypertensive Crisis (Emergency care needed) Higher than 180orHigher than 110
Osteoporosis Loss of bone density and poor bone strength Typically effects women more then men Strength training What would be the benefit of having strong bones?
Type 2 Diabetes A chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar (glucose), your body's main source of fuel. Exercise can help prevent type 2 diabetes Exercise burns excess sugar and makes cells more sensitive to insulin Exercise helps maintain weight.