Essays Tagged: "physical activity"

Heavy Processed Meats and Type 2 Diabetes

The results were adjusting for the known effects ofsuch things as smoking, obesity, fat intake and physical activity. Risks of diabetes may beaffected by other foods often consumed in meals containin ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Gender: Why are girls less diagnosed than boys?

sive type a child needs to be seen as being very fidgety or on the go all the time, and engaging in physical activity that isn't appropriate for the setting that they are in. They also would have some ...

(8 pages) 428 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Diabetes - an overview

IntroductionOverview of Diabetes Type IWhat is diabetes type IHealth implications of diabetes type IPhysical ActivityWhat is physical activity?Why do we need physical activity in our lives?Physical Ac ... ysical Activity and Diabetes (Epidemiology)ConclusionBibliographyIntroductionFor our seminar topic "physical activity and disease" we chose diabetes as the focus of ourresearch.Since diabetes is such ...

(6 pages) 219 0 4.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alzheimer's in the Family

ll occur with age. Older individuals are also familiar with decreased flexibility and efficiency in physical activity, increased likelihood of heart attacks, cancer, and several other conditions. Many ... (for example, Wolstenholme and O'Connor, 1970; Katzman et al., 1978). Over a period of years, these physical changes in the brain cause significant deterioration of its intellectual and communication ...

(7 pages) 175 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Graham Greene: The Destructors, A Shocking Accident, and The Blue Film. This is a biographical essay on Graham Greene, which critiques as well as explains three of his short stories.

eene was born fourth of six siblings to an English family in 1904. He preferred reading rather than physical activity, which helped aid in his alienation. He read mostly adventure books by such author ...

(10 pages) 161 2 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Indo-Canadina woman

1) In their article, Racism in Motion: Sport, Physical Activity and the Indo-Canadian Female, authors Patricia Vertinsky, Indy Batth, and Mita Nai ... ion. However, little research has been focused in this area. Few Indo-Canadian women participate in physical activities, thus insufficient material existed to formulate a study. The authors then formu ... to being treated unfairly because of their gender, Indo-Canadian women are discriminated against in physical activities due to their ethnic identity, appearance and traditional values. As a result of ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Effects of fat Diets.

ffective weight loss program has been to eat a well-balanced diet and consistently participate in a physical activity, such as running or a sport.Obesity in America affects nearly one-third of the nat ... m. The "Liquid Diet" is administered only to the chronically obese and hospital patients who cannot physically eat (suffering from coma, surgery, etc). This particular diet nearly always lacks most vi ...

(3 pages) 221 6 3.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The Importance of Adequate Hydration in an Athlete's Diet.

per hydration in an athlete's diet, and attempt to determine the optimal beverage to consume during physical activity.The Importance of Adequate HydrationWater is a basic necessity for life. Without i ... growing, and therefore new muscle tissue must be made. Bones need to grow rapidly. With all of the physical activity, some tissues need to be repaired. A large amount of metabolic activity requires a ...

(12 pages) 120 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Importance of Children in Sports.

The Importance of Children in SportsPhysical fitness is one of the most important aspects of sustaining a healthy and happy lifestyle. I ... ng a healthy and happy lifestyle. It is universally known that every human being needs some kind of physical activity in order to maintain both a healthy body composition and healthy systems of the bo ... tems. It is the responsibility of every individual to take care of their body and to recognize that physical fitness is crucial in everyone's life. Many people today, including those in the stressful ...

(5 pages) 101 1 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The importance of fitness and exercise.

vity level.It is important to first start with a good eating plan. Age, health issues, and level of physical activity are just a few factors that should be taken into consideration when writing a meal ... active person can eat more freely than an older person with high cholesterol who does not get much physical activity. On average, a person should try to eat 6-11 servings of grains, 3-5 servings of f ...

(4 pages) 390 1 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

This is a Gym Summary from the book called "Life Fitness".

Safe and Smart Physical ActivitiesIt is important to be prepared for physical activity. A beginner needs to be medi ... d for physical activity. A beginner needs to be medically ready. Anyone should be ready for extreme physical conditions, self assessments, and injuries. One of the most fun and important forms of phys ... and injuries. One of the most fun and important forms of physical activity is games. You can obtain physical fitness by playing games.Before you start a game or a sport, you should make sure that you ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Why is the study of consumption central to how we understand how the media works? Examining sociological issues surrounding media and consumption.

hat engages in consumer behaviour. Consumer behaviour can be defined thus;"The decision process and physical activity individuals engagein when evaluating, acquiring, using or disposing of goods andse ... d with similar products, advertisers often attempt to sell the image their product rather than it's physical properties. In fact many firms are so adamant that the image of their product is it's most ...

(4 pages) 144 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Access Human Biology Level 3 Module Assignment this essay is about diets etc

eed 10mj day-1A mass of 40kg and PAL of 1.8 the boy would need 10.2mj day-1The relationship between physical activity and energy requirements is that the more physically active a person is then they n ... is that the more physically active a person is then they need more energy. This is because the more physically active a person is the more energy needed by the muscles to function correctly.The relati ...

(5 pages) 71 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

An investigation designed to answer the question of whether physical activity is done to feel good about one self and to be heallthy or because of body image

of the above.ćNone, I don't do any.3.WHICH SEX HAS MORE DOMINANT PARTICIPATION IN THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY YOU ARE INVOLVED IN?ćMalećFemale4.HOW MANY OF YOUR FRIEN ... NY, WHAT IS YOUR MOTIVATION FOR NOT DOING SPORT?ćI don't feel the need for doing extra physical activity.ćNot enough time.ćI don't like my sports clothing and ho ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Effect of Aerobic Exercise Training on Memory: Can Increasing Aerobic Exercise Improve Long-term Memory in Healthy Young Adults?

IntroductionWe all learn in Biology 12 that physical activity increases our cardiovascular fitness that increases cerebral oxygen consumption vi ... s experiment, exercise is the independent variable and is operationally defined as minimum one-hour physical activity with 170% of resting heart rate per day for 5 days per week. The dependent variabl ... articipate in this study. Non-exercisers in this study are defined as having less than two hours of physical activity per week for a minimum of one year. One hundred healthy male and female undergradu ...

(8 pages) 122 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Motor Development and physical competence of children in the 5 to 12 year age group.

Introduction'Physical activity positively impacts on the growth and development of children' (Pangrazi, R.P. 1998 ... (Pangrazi, R.P. 1998:18). The following studies advocate the value of an active lifestyle for both physical and sociological growth and development. Involvement in physical activity whilst an adult u ... d from such involvement. 'Developing motor skills at an early stage provides the tools needed to be physically active throughout life.' (Pangrazi, R.P. 1998:18)An overview of motor development from bi ...

(14 pages) 230 3 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Drugs in Sports

the central nervous system and promote a feeling of alertness and an increase in speech and general physical activity. Some people take these drugs under medical supervision to control their appetite, ...

(2 pages) 81 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

What are Calories?

ounds, have a suggested 2200 calorie intake. For those of different height, weight, age, body size, physical condition, physical activity, and sex, your calorie intake may be different. Teenagers requ ... e older, more inactive, and those who weigh more are going to have more calories than those who are physically fit.

(2 pages) 44 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Sex, Sexuality and Identity

ing the biological differences between the male and female body. The word sex as refers to both the physical activity of intercourse and the anatomical and physiological characteristics of the male an ...

(1 pages) 65 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Youth in Modern Organized Sports Have Shown to Provide Increased Health and Benefits to Children over the Last Decade

ealth.Increased Health in youth has been shown to be rising through the participation of sports and physical activity because of facilities that organize sports, money given to youth sports, proper tr ... f young people's health through sports is due to increased funding in public, and private, school's physical education departments. One source of these funds has shown to come from a school's own athl ...

(6 pages) 103 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing