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Hypokinetic Disease Project

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Transcript of Hypokinetic Disease Project

LETS DO THIS!
Hypokinetic
Disease
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
exercise
and
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....
OBEASE LOCOMOTION!?!
However...
We have no control over heredity, age, sex or ethnicity. These are considered "Non-Modifiable Risk Factors"
Weird!?
But WE DO have freedom to make choices!
"Modifiable Risk Factors"
Physical Inactivity
, 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.
Obesity
Type 2 Diabetes
Osteoporosis
Osteoarthritis
Atherosclerosis
Hyperlipidemia
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!
Wait? What?
Where do I put all this mumbo jumbo?
ON A BEAUTIFUL POSTER BOARD TO HANG IN THE HEALTH ROOM!!!!!
Lastly
-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
Point Breakdown
-
-Poster = 65pts. (HIT ALL THE BULLET POINTS ON PARAMETERS!)
-3 page paper = 35pts.
-Presenting = 30pts
-130pts. total
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)
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