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Interactive Body Map: Physical Inactivity and the Risks to Your Health

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Interactive Body Map: Physical Inactivity and the Risks to Your Health


Content Source:

The Conversation
Type: Interactive/Game


Physical inactivity has consistently been shown to be one of the most powerful, modifiable risk factors for all causes of death and disease, alongside smoking and obesity.

This interactive body map brings together scientific evidence on the links between lack of physical activity and disease.

Content Standard(s):
Physical Education
PE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Advanced Kinesiology - Level 1
AK-5.1) Research the benefits of proper nutrition and daily physical activity.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.7.1) Analyze the role of individual responsibility for enhancing health.

a. Describe healthy practices and behaviors that will maintain or improve the health of self and others.

Examples: effective communication skills and safety techniques, reading and understanding medicine labels, immunizations, wellness checkups and compliance

b. Identify negative behaviors that increase health risks to self and others.

Examples: distracted driving, drinking and driving, illegal drug use, vaping, smoking, unprotected sex, behaviors resulting in intentional or unintentional injuries, poor eating habits, physical inactivity

c. Compare and contrast the responsibilities of both parents in teen parenting.

Examples: shared responsibilities; social, financial and educational challenges

Tags: health risks, inactivity, physical activity
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush