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Benefits of Physical Activity. Shelbsters . <-- Scooteroo. Presented Shelby Morose and Scooter Limmer. Mental Benefits of Physical Activity.

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    1. Benefits of Physical Activity Shelbsters <-- Scooteroo Presented Shelby Morose and Scooter Limmer

    2. Mental Benefits of Physical Activity -Mental and behavioral disorders are estimated to account for 13.0% of the global burden of disease, yet most countries spend less than 1% of their health budget on mental health. -Regular Exercise can help preventative mental disorders from developing. (Exercise 3 or more times a week for 30mins+) • Major depression 13% reduced to 8% • Anxiety disorders 5% to 3% • Social phobia 11% to 7% • Generalized anxiety disorder 4% to 2% • Panic attacks 6% to 3%

    3. Physical Activity as Prevention of Mental Disorders. • Physical activity as a population-level mental disorder prevention strategy has not yet been studied extensively. • Persons who had become physically active over a 3 year interval had positive changes in emotional well-being while the opposite was true for those who had become less active. • Physical activity can make children feel good and enhance their sense of self-esteem.

    4. Increasing physical activity in populations • Encouragement at ‘‘points of decision’’ , posters near elevators to encourage people to use stairs, community-wide, highly visible, multiple intervention, approaches self-help groups, and policy changes. • School-based physical education, social support in community settings.

    5. Physical Activities as Health Beneficio!! • Physical inactivity is a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease and a widening variety of other chronic diseases, including diabetes, cancer (colon and breast), obesity, hypertension, bone and joint diseases (osteoporosis and osteoarthritis), and depression. • Both men and women who reported increased levels of physical activity and fitness were found to have reductions in relative risk by about 20%–35% of early death

    6. Benefits of being active • Improves your chances of living longer and living healthier • Helps protect from developing trends for heart disease for the future • Reduces the risk of falling • Improves the cognitive function of older adults •

    7. Cost of Inactivity • Increases the chances of becoming overweight and developing chronic diseases. • Inactivity was associated with over 9 million cases of cardiovascular disease in 2001. (its probsies worse now) • Recent studies have shown that people who sit and watch television extensively have a greater chance of dying earlier. • A study(Nurses Health Study) showed that every two hours that women spend watching TV they have a 23 % chance higher of becoming obese and 14% chance higher of developing diabetes.

    8. Simple ways to become active • • Make a habit of walking or cycling instead of driving • Take the stairs instead of the elevator • DO YARD WORK SON • Take a pet for a stroll in the park • Have walk meetings instead of sit meetings

    9. Simple ways cont. • Disconnect your TV cable for the summer • Clean your house regularly • Park far from the entrance to stores or school for the extra walk • Drink all the water • POSITIVE ATTITUDE, only you can prevent fat from happening!!!

    10. Activity TIME WOOOO!!!! So Everyone Stand Up!

    11. Sources for our amazing Slide Show • Saxena, S. S., van Ommeren, M. M., Tang, K. C., & Armstrong, T. P. (2005). Mental health benefits of physical activity. Journal Of Mental Health, 14(5), 445-451. • Nurses Health Study • "The Benefits of Physical Activity - Staying Active - The Nutrition Source - Harvard School of Public Health ."Harvard School of Public Health - HSPH. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. <>. • "Ten simple ways to become more physically active." OBESITY PANACEA. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. <>. • "How to start - Tips for getting active - Sport and Recreation." Home - Sport and Recreation. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Oct. 2012.