Benefits Of Physical Activity

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Benefits Of Physical Activity

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Physical activity is any form of exercise or movement of the body that uses energy. Some of your daily life activities – doing active chores around the house, yard work, walking the dog – are examples. Test Your Health IQ by taking this 5 question quiz. Achieve a minimum 70% correct response level and your name will be included in the weekly "Be Active Your Way" quiz drawing. Take the Quiz:Enter your first and last name in the "Your Name" field. This will allow the quiz results tracking system to capture your response level to qualify for the weekly quiz drawing. Enter the "Quiz Password" you received in the weekly b


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Improve mental health and mood.

    • B. 

      Reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.

    • C. 

      Reduce risk of some cancers.

    • D. 

      Strengthen bones and muscles.

    • E. 

      Increase chances of living longer.

  • 2. 
    2.  Which of the following is NOT a result of regular exercise?  
    • A. 

      Stronger bones

    • B. 

      Controlled appetite

    • C. 

      Reduced HDL cholesterol

    • D. 

      Clearer thinking

    • E. 

      Look better

  • 3. 
    3.  What is the minimum amount of physical activity needed to reduce the risk of chronic disease?
    • A. 

      At least 60 minutes of moderately intense physical activity 3 to 4 times a week

    • B. 

      At least 30 minutes of moderately intense physical activity on most days of the week.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      30 minutes of moderate activity on most days of week while not exceeding calorie needs.

    • B. 

      60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity on most days of the week while not exceeding calorie needs.

    • C. 

      30 minutes of vigorous activity three days a week while not exceeding calorie needs.

  • 5. 
    5. For important health benefits, how much physical activity each week do adults need?  Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      1 hour and 30 minutes (80 minutes) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week.

    • B. 

      2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week.

    • C. 

      1 hour and 15 minutes (75) minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity every week and muscle-strength activities on 2 or more days a week.