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Disease Prevention Through Physical Activity

Disease Prevention Through Physical Activity

Author: Michael Hillas
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Course 2, Standard 2.11 Explain the role of physical activity in the prevention of disease and the reduction of

health care costs.


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Tutorial

How can we prevent disease?

One way to prevent disease is exercise. Living a healthy lifestyle is one of, if not the most, effective way to prevent disease.

Preventing Alzheimer's

Not many people are aware that a cognitive disease such as Alzheimer's is actually preventable through the assistance of exercise and an active lifestyle.

Final Question

Using Google Docs, respond to the following prompt by utilizing what you know:

Choose a disease that is preventable by living an active lifestyle. Explain what specific types of exercises can prevent this disease and determine the frequency and daily duration of exercise for someone who is middle aged to prevent the disease you have chosen.