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Hypokinetic Disease Project
Transcript of Hypokinetic Disease Project
Hypo = "Under or lack of"
Kinetic = "relating to or resulting from motion"
A.K.A. LACK OF MOVEMENT!!!
"The proof is in the pudding"
Hundreds of studies confirm a strong correlation between LOW levels of physical activity that equate to HIGH risks of heart disease. These findings also extend into other conditions and diseases.
HIGH physical activity = LOW risks of heart disease
The good news is.....
Hypokinetic diseases are mostly preventable through adequate
good eating habits
Were does the word "Hypokinetic" come from?
Hypokinetic Disease Project
Any disease that is associated with a sedentary or inactive lifestyle
No lack of motion here....
We have no control over heredity, age, sex or ethnicity. These are considered "Non-Modifiable Risk Factors"
But WE DO have freedom to make choices!
"Modifiable Risk Factors"
, Cigarette smoking, High blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, obesity and Diabetes.
SO BACK TO THE PROJECT!
Here are the parameters.
Each student must research a Hypokinetic Disease OR Condition caused from a sedentary or inactive lifestyle.
Some of these diseases or Conditions may include:
Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD): Hypertension, Coronary Heart Disease (CDC) or Stroke.
Type 2 Diabetes
Lower back pain
Any Cancer linked to Hypokinetic disease
*I will allow one person to research the term Hypokinetic Diseases in general.
Here's information you need to find!
What the disease / condition is including a brief history (paragraph)
What are the underlying causes from developing it?
What does it do to the body?
What are its symptoms?
When does it become a serious problem?
How can it affect daily lives?
Who may be more susceptible to getting it?
Is there a geographical area that may be more prone?
How can we treat it?
Has there been any advancement w/ treatment over the years?
How can it be prevented?
You must also include PICTURES as well as GRAPHS or CHARTS that show data
1 -2 Graphs/Charts
3 pictures at minimum
They MUST be in color!
Where do I put all this mumbo jumbo?
ON A BEAUTIFUL POSTER BOARD TO HANG IN THE HEALTH ROOM!!!!!
-You will include a typed 3 page paper including all of the information you've found for your poster. CITE ALL WORK- Citations do not count as one of the 3 pages!!!
-The conclusion of your paper should include your personal thoughts, feelings, beliefs or experiences with your topic.
-12 pt. font / double spaced / 1in. margins
-As always, academic honesty is expected
-Poster = 65pts. (HIT ALL THE BULLET POINTS ON PARAMETERS!)
-3 page paper = 35pts.
-Presenting = 30pts
BONUS 20pts if you record a video interview of someone who has experienced or is living with your disease or condition. (At least 3-5 minutes)