28 Overview & Objectives


Physical Activity covers seven topics:

  • Relationship between Physical Activity and Health
  • Aerobic, Muscle-strengthening, and Bone-strengthening Activity
  • Health Benefits
  • Dealing with Inactivity
  • Safe and Active
  • Pregnancy and People with Disabilities
  • Community Efforts to Promote Physical Activity


  • Describe the health benefits of physical activity
  • Explain the differences between aerobic and muscle-strengthening physical activity


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