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The Effects of Massage on Muscular Deterioration

2014 Basic Massage The Effects of Massage on Muscular Deterioration Massage is obviously beneficial, but to individuals who previously underwent vigorous exercise it is much more than noticeable. It’s almost instinct to understand that a therapeutic massage can relieve much of the tension and soreness from previous exercise, but how and why is massage helpful in recovery? In this essay I will be explaining the correlation between massage and its ability to relieve muscular tension and expedite...

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Obesity in America

life. Americans are becoming more and more obese due to predominant factors such as lack of exercise, poor nutrition, age pregnancy, emotional factors, genes and the environment, leading to numerous health complications.             Lack of exercise is the leading factor towards obesity in Americans. If you eat high amounts of calories like fats and sugars, but do not burn it off through exercise and physical activity, it is then stored in the body as fat. Factual evidence provided by (Blaszczak-Boxe...

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due to poor diet and lack of exercise is responsible for over 300,000 deaths each year. The annual cost to society for obesity is estimated at nearly $100 billion. Overweight children are much more likely to become overweight adults unless they adopt and maintain healthier patterns of eating and exercise. What is obesity? A few extra pounds do not suggest obesity. However they may indicate a tendency to gain weight easily and a need for changes in diet and/or exercise. Generally, a child is not considered...

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Personal Training Research Paper

of daily life. Be that as it may, society’s view of personal training had begun to change. Jack LaLanne, the Father of Modern Fitness motivated hundreds of thousands of Americans to get up and exercise. Through his television show as a fitness instructor and at his Bally gyms he inspired people to use exercise and lifestyle choices as preventative medicine (Gauthier, Personal Trainer History). In 1968, Dr. Ken H. Cooper introduced the word "aerobics" to the world and thus a fitness movement emerged...

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Sedentary Lifestyles

the term used to describe a lifestyle with little to no physical activity. The activities of a person living a sedentary lifestyle include reading, sitting, watching television, being on the computer, and playing video games for much of, if not, the entire day. The questions at hand is what are the reasons behind living a sedentary lifestyle, what health issues can come from it, and why this lifestyle is not healthy? The lack of physical activity is believed to be a factor of obesity; this can...

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HSC 3211: Case Study of a Patient

Sundus Siddiqui HSC 3211: Case study #3 11/18/12 1) In light of the new results, discuss the increased importance for Patient X to start a diet, quit smoking and increase physical activity in line with his doctor’s recommendations. It is very important for Patient X to start a diet, quit smoking, and increase physical activity. This patient has a history of hypertension, for which he is already on medication. To reduce blood pressure, it is essential to follow a diet that is low on salt intake...

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Current Issues in Lifespan Development

obesity. Physical actives happen to be the main contribution among obese children. Today children do not want to involve in physical actives as in the past, but involved in technology actives. Physical actives such as riding bikes, playing outdoor sports and exercise are decreasing while watching television, playing video games and, surfing Internet has increase. Obesity children who weight are causing discomfort and joint pain afraid to complain because doctors are recommending impact exercise. Overweight...

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Informative Essay. Weight Loss Maintenance

over time gain all the weight back because they don’t do weight loss maintenance. This book offered a lot of ideas for ways to self monitor your weight and your behaviors to keep the weight off for the long term, not only does this book discuss the physical aspects for weights loss but the physiological aspects. This book discussed very seriously how much weight loss is defined by the successfulness of keeping the weight off that you loose, it is stated that if you loose 10% of your body weight...

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Healthy Living

Incorporating healthy eating and regular exercise you’re your daily routine rather than doing a fad diet offers a lifetime of health benefits. Sometimes good things take time and the act of changing your bad habits is nothing that can be done overnight. Exercise is essential in maintaining a healthy weight and in loosing extra pounds. If regular exercise is not incorporated into your daily routine then your weight loss solely relies on your diet. Regular physical activity helps to maintain a healthy...

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Fighting Obesity

Though they are many methods in which this can be done, most experts would agree that a healthy diet and adequate exercise is not only effective but one of the safest methods when treating obesity. But before we assess the methods in which to fight obesity, a definition of obesity must be given. It is also imperative to accurately define a healthy diet as well as a manageable exercise routine for an obese person. Obesity, as defined by The Merck Manual of Medical Information, is the accumulation...

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