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Early Beliefs about Physical Activity

by: Jeanne Arnson-Serotta

Early Beliefs about Physical Activity KIN155

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Jeanne Arnson-Serotta
Biological Bases for Physical Activity and Health
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Lecture notes for 2/11/15 on Early Beliefs about Physical Activity
Biological Bases for Physical Activity and Health
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Date Created: 02/11/15
Early Beliefs about Physical Activity and Health 0 Initially physical activity was not viewed as something that must be attempted but rather it was necessary for survival 0 Medical communities in ancient China and India recognized the link between PA and health more than 5000 years ago 0 yoga 0 Greek laws of Health 5th Century 0 Breathe fresh air eat good foods drink proper beverages exercise and get adequate sleep Important Early Work 0 Claudius GalenOn Hygiene 0 Cristobal Mendez published book on exercise for elderly the easiest way of all to preserve and restore health is to exercise well 0 Bernardo Ramazzini Disease of Workers messengers had less problems than tailors or cobblers 0 Dr Karonen s Discovery 0 When we got people to work at Heart Rate of 60 of the heart rate reserve they will have improved fitness Take maximal heart rate resting heart rate heart rate reserve how much I can go up and down between my rest and my maximum level 0 1970s 0 1978 ACSM first public exercise prescription for improving cardiorespiratory fitness specific FITT recommendations 0 1992 American Heart Association acknowledged that a sedentary lifestyle is the 4th major risk factor for heart disease joined smoking high blood pressure and high cholesterol 1996 Shalala commissioned the Surgeon Generals recommendation for health ACSM CDC and the AHA all worked on this and determined an accumulation of 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity on most if not all days of the week about 150 kcalday 0 Also showed that 60 of adults didn t meet this requirement 0 And 25 got no exercise at all 1998 new position stand that looks at cardiorespiratory fitness 2003 Institute of Medicine comes out and says that there is a real obesity problem and that the Surgeon General s recommendation was not enough to help prevent weight gain 0 To prevent excessive weight gain and obesity adults need 60 minutes of moderate activity daily Then the US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee said that the Surgeon General recommendation is important for short term and longterm health benefits in adults but eventually you want to get to 6090 minutes of daily moderate activity per day to prevent weight re gain 2007 revisit the Surgeon General s report and point out some aws 0 Most days of the week 0 Accumulation 0 Moderate Vigorous 0 Minimal recommendation 0 Resistance training added First ever government issued PA guidelines published in 2008 guidelines we use today 0 25 hours of moderate activityweek OR 0 125 hours of vigorous activityweek OR 0 Equivalent combination of both 0 Aerobic activity must be in bouts of 10 minutes or more preferable spread throughout the week not 1 min of walking here 5 minutes there 3 minutes to your next class etc has to be minimum of 10 min


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