phil teachen technology and assessment in health exercise science
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Obesity in America

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 20

Obesity in America - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 153 Views
  • Uploaded on

Obesity in America. Phil Teachen Technology and Assessment in Health & Exercise Science. 8 th Grade Health Class. Obesity in America. The Facts. N umber one health risk facing America (2004) The cause of 400,000 deaths per year $122.9 billion annual cost to the national economy

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Obesity in America' - hedda


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
phil teachen technology and assessment in health exercise science

Obesity in America

Phil Teachen

Technology and Assessment in

Health & Exercise Science

8th Grade Health Class

Obesity in America

the facts
The Facts
  • Number one health risk facing America (2004)
  • The cause of 400,000 deaths per year
  • $122.9 billion annual cost to the national economy
  • Lower self esteem, depression, diminish quality of life, social discomfort
  • 2 out of every 3 adults are either overweight or obese
  • 1 out of every 3 children
childhood obesity
Childhood Obesity
  • Affects nearly 40% in some states
  • Estimated that 1/3 of children born in 2000 will develop obesity-related diabetes
  • Life style Changes
  • School practices
  • Urban planning
  • Nutrition knowledge
  • Regular doctor physicals

Prevention

reason b ehind childhood o besity epidemic
Reason Behind Childhood Obesity Epidemic
  • Physical education budgets have dropped
  • Advancements in entertainment and gaming
  • Transportation
  • Poor Diets (empty calories, high fructose, processed foods, and sodas)
slide7

Obesity related Diseases

  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Sleep apnea
  • Asthma
  • Arthritis
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Liver disease
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Stroke
  • Certain types of cancer
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
ongoing problem
Ongoing Problem
  • Obesity rates at all time high
  • Rates consistently rising through the years
  • 32.2% for men and 35.5% for women (2008)
  • Rates have increased in all population groups
military obesity
Military Obesity
  • 16% of active duty (2004)
  • Largest cause for discharge of uniformed personnel
  • Bariatric surgery reaching 15 million (2002)
medical costs
Medical Costs
  • $344 billion estimated medical cost in 2018
  • Health care spending per adult rose 80% from 1987
  • Cost for obesity related diseases averaged $2030 for obese adults and $1090 for normal weight adults

$344 Billion

slide13

Possible Causes

  • Controversial artificial colors
  • Heavily processed foods
  • Natural/artificial flavors added
  • High fructose corn syrup
  • High sodium content
  • Fast and fried foods
american society
American Society
  • People simply don’t know what they are putting in their bodies
  • Fast pace life leads to fast unhealthy meals
  • Unhealthy fast food, pizza, and Chinese restaurants located all over
  • Food companies misleading consumers with advertising
slide15

Fitness Centers

  • Located all over the states
  • People have the option to work towards a healthy lifestyle
  • Estimated that 36% of gym profits are from members who show less than 25 times a year
  • New Years gym joiners on average quit within 4-6 weeks
prevention
Prevention
  • Being aware of what you are consuming
  • Plan out you’re meals
  • Pack a lunch instead of eating out
  • Get a physical from your family doctor
  • Walk up the stairs instead of taking the elevator
  • Don’t over eat
prevention cont
Prevention cont.
  • Avoid soda
  • Check food labels (the less ingredients the better)
  • Get at least 30 min of physical activity a day
  • Aim for a lifestyle change not a temporary diet
conclusion
Conclusion
  • America needs to understand this epidemic that is going on
  • People need to start taking action and leading a healthy lifestyle
  • Parents have control over what their children are putting in their bodies
  • We are only hurting ourselves by not taking action
works cited
Works Cited
  • Eliana Perrin, . "Obesity in America." Obesity related diseases. Obesity in America, 2011. Web. 8 Feb 2012. <http://www.obesityinamerica.org/>.
  • . "U.S. Obesity Trends." http://www.cdc.gov. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011. Web. 8 Feb 2012. <http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html>.
  • Hellmich, N.. "Rising obesity will cost u.s. health care $344 billion a year." . USA Today, 2009. Web. 8 Feb 2012. <http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/weightloss/2009-11-17-future-obesity-costs_N.htm>.
  • . N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Feb 2012. <http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/118xx/doc11810/09-08-Obesity_brief.pdf>.
  • . Truth about gyms. N.p., 2008. Web. 8 Feb 2012. <http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/132675.php>.
ad