• BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
    AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS (2000)
     
    Their definition of PHYSICAL FITNESS - HAVING MORE ENERGY TO DO DAILY TASKS, 
    BEING MORE ACTIVE, AND NOT TIRING AS EASILY DURING THE DAY.  BEING FIT ALSO 
    HELPS TO BUILD A POSITIVE SELF-IMAGE AND FEEL BETTER ABOUT YOURSELF.
     PHYSICAL ACTIVITY CAN HELP:
    * PREVENT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
    * STRENGTHEN YOUR BONES
    * RELIEVE STRESS
    * STAY ACTIVE AS A CHILD AND ADULT
    * MAINTAIN OR ACHIEVE AN APPROPRIATE WEIGHT FOR HEIGHT AND BODY BUILD
    *  WARD OFF HEART DISEASE
    Taken from:  (http://www.teacherweb.com/PA/fretz/mrsross/h3.stm)
     
     

     

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