Topics covered:

  • Problems with sedentary lifestyle
  • Benefits of changing lifestyle
    • enhance daily function
    • maintain reserve capacities
    • prevent diseases
      • diabetes
      • osteoarthritis
      • heart disease
    • decrease effects of age and chronic diseases
  • Hazards of strenuous exercise
    • heart attack
    • amenorrhea
    • osteoporosis
    • infertility
    • suppresses immune system (when already sick)
    • back & shoulder pain
    • dehydration
    • hyperthermia (overheat – heat stroke)
    • injury from high impact exercises
  • Prevention of problems with strenuous exercise
    • Appropriate footwear
    • improving coordination
    • alternate easy & harder workouts
    • warm up, cool down
    • stretching
    • take days off
    • food rich in antioxidants (Vit. A, C & E)
  • Risk factors – strenuous exercises
    • Asthma
    • Cystic fibrosis
    • Diabetes

3 COMMENTS

  1. We are producing a history of orthopaedics in Melbourne Australia, and hope to include your classification of bone tumours and the pictures of the osteosarcoma. I would be grateful for your permission to do so. It is good. Thank you,
    Laurence Simpson

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