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Task 1 Health describes a person's state of being and is therefore somewhat subjective. To most people, being healthy is when they are free of disease or disability. There are many things that can affect our health. The way in which we treat our bodies will affect our health well being. If we use drugs as in unlicensed drugs like cannabis or some legal drugs which are in things that some people use every day tobacco. There is also alcohol, which will affect your bodily organs as in your brain, heart and liver. 'Our lifestyle has become much more sedentary over the years.' We now have methods of transport that require little physical exertion i.e. cars and buses have replaced walking and cycling. There is also general things in the home that were never used which make out life's easier i.e. washing machines where a couple of years ago it would have been all done by hand and using a rack which used a lot of effort. Exercise is put into main areas, which are connected which are fitness and physical activity. The term 'exercise' is perhaps best defined as healthy physical exertion. > Plato (429-347BC) started the 'lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.' ...read more.


All of the is because children have no safe places to play and to burn off their waste so it builds up and produces over weight children which leads to depression. Most of adults have full time jobs and are very busy so they don't have time for physical activity and they also have less time to cook so they get take-aways and McDonalds which contain more fat and energy than they use up so it produces its self as body fat which will normally cause depression. Task 3 Sport council research shows that participation is highest among young people and declines steadily with age. This is common sense, but people are still physically fit for sport into their sixties or seventies. Figures from 1987-1990 show that more men than women take part in physical activities (sport) and that growth in participation is fastest among middle-aged and elderly age groups. Many elderly people enjoy physical activities. There are many places in which they can do so and there are different opportunities for them to do so. Ageing affects the body in many different ways; the overall effect, however, result in the decrease of a person's physical fitness levels. This is obvious when you look at the ages of the majority of competitive world-class athletes - very few are over the age of 30years old. ...read more.


Task 5 There are different practices that are use and they can take over your life and alter your lifestyle on the way. Society will affect a person in different ways that will change their lifestyle and health. Some people doing say football may take their practice too seriously all because they want to be like their favourite footballer i.e. David Beckham. With all of their time taken up by practicing their health can go down because they aren't getting enough sleep food and other thing that are needed to keep your body health and to a good standard. When a person allows the practicing to take over their life it totally changes their lifestyle which is why some times o person can be fine and then they can just become ill because they aren't resting enough and are to active continuously through out the day. This is not helped by the fact that there are so many famous people thin and that they are fit. Some time a role model can be good for a person it gives them something to espier to by some times a person can take it to far so they over do things and let it dominate their life's and lifestyle. Some of the people want to feel excepted in society which is also one of the reasons this sort of thing can come about. H.E.L. Tomos Green ...read more.

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