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During this century in the western world, infectious diseases (those which are passed on from one person to another) have declined dramatically, but health problems brought about by lack of exercise have increased.

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Health 5-12-02 During this century in the western world, infectious diseases (those which are passed on from one person to another) have declined dramatically, but health problems brought about by lack of exercise have increased. ...read more.

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There are a number of reasons why infectious diseases have been brought more under control. Improved hygiene and general cleanliness are among the reasons, for example, hospitals are now much cleaner places than they were a hundred years ago. ...read more.

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Fitness: the ability to meet the demands of the environment. Muscular Endurance: is concerned with lifting lighter weights repeatedly without getting tired. Flexibility: this area of Health Related Exercise enables us to have a good range of movements in ours joints. Body Composition: is the % of body weight which is fat, muscle and bone. We can influence our body composition through exercise and diet, but is largely down to genes. ...read more.

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