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The importance of physical activity and exercise : The fitness factor

by Libal, Autumn.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Obesity: Modern-day epidemic. Publisher: Broomall, Pa. Mason Crest Publishers 2005Edition: 1st ed.Description: 104 p., col.ill.; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781590849453.Subject(s): Exercise and sports activities | Exercise - Health aspects | Lifestyles - Health aspects | Lifestyles -- Health aspects -- United States | Social SciencesSummary: We've all heard the latest research reported in the news: Americans are overweight--and obesity has health implications as serious as smoking. What's more, our young people are at risk; 15 percent of all children between the ages of six and nineteen are overweight, and their numbers are growing. OBESITY: MODERN-DAY EPIDEMIC takes a look at this urgent issue from various perspectives. Consistent from book to book is the outlook that this is a lifestyle issue, and all of us are at risk. These books do not perpetuate the myth that each individual must conform to the media images of super-thin models. Instead, the books' timely information empowers readers to make necessary lifestyle choices, choices that will ensure a lifetime of good health.
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We've all heard the latest research reported in the news: Americans are overweight--and obesity has health implications as serious as smoking. What's more, our young people are at risk; 15 percent of all children between the ages of six and nineteen are overweight, and their numbers are growing. OBESITY: MODERN-DAY EPIDEMIC takes a look at this urgent issue from various perspectives. Consistent from book to book is the outlook that this is a lifestyle issue, and all of us are at risk. These books do not perpetuate the myth that each individual must conform to the media images of super-thin models. Instead, the books' timely information empowers readers to make necessary lifestyle choices, choices that will ensure a lifetime of good health.