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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines


Physical activity as play and nutritional goals for children
Because infants and young children are not autonomous, guidelines for this population are aimed at parents, caregivers, schools, and the community.
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Benefits and risks of physical activity for pregnant women
The goals of physical activity during pregnancy include maintaining a sense of maternal well-being, avoiding fetal harm, and establishing a pattern of regular activity.
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Exercise has beneficial effect on hypertension, cardiovascular disease
Currently more than 50 million Americans—and more than 50% of the American population over the age of 60—have hypertension, or high blood pressure (Hagberg 2005).
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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines
Recommendations for Various Ages, Fitness Levels, and Conditions from 57 Authoritative Sources
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Physical Activity and Health Guidelines is the first text to gather the wealth of information regarding physical activity, exercise, and health needs and recommendations into a single source.

© 2010
Book   368 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736079433

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