ERIC Number: ED256769
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: 0
Exercise and Your Heart.
National Heart and Lung Inst. (DHHS/NIH), Bethesda, MD.
This pamphlet presents information on the effects of physical activity on the heart and practical guidelines for starting and staying on an exercise program. The following topics are discussed: (1) the benefits of getting sufficient exercise; (2) possible risks in exercising compared to benefits; (3) when to seek doctor's advice and prevention of heart attacks; (4) common myths about exercise; (5) which exercises condition the heart and lungs; (6) how to start, increase, and maintain an exercise program; and (7) ways to avoid injuries. Two sample exercise programs are outlined and advice is given on becoming more active throughout the day. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Heart and Lung Inst. (DHHS/NIH), Bethesda, MD.