• Exercises and Sports Medicine

    Exercises and Sports Medicine

Exercising is declining in population worldwide

  • 70% of Americans don’t exercise regularly.
  • 38% of Americans don’t exercise at all.
  • 45% of high school students do not take PE classes.
  • American heart association (AHA) says that children now take 90 seconds longer to run a mile than 35 years ago, due to lack of gym in school, TV, video games and safety concerns.
Exercising and children
Results of Not Exercising Not Good

Results of Not Exercising Not Good

People are now dying mainly of their own lifestyle (nutrition, sedentary lifestyle, and smoking)

  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Cancer
  • Stroke

Exercise has many benefits

  • Exercise can increase myocardial mass, coronary artery size, cardiac efficiency, maximal cardiac output, and HDL
  • It can decrease resting/exercise heart rate, sensitivity/catecholamine levels, and blood pressure
  • Useful for patients with diabetes mellitus
  • Brain & cognition
    • Exercise improves your memory
    • Makes you smarter
    • Helps prevent Alzheimer’s
    • Reduces/Reverses brain shrinkage
Exercise has many benefits

Recent Studies Show

  • Aerobic exercise can help you to fight depression. (Details)
  • Professional Athletes may have better performance at nights. (Details)
  • Even mild exercises immediately affect cognition. (Details)
  • Children and adolescents who exercise regularly will face lower risk of osteoporosis in elderly. (Details)