Article Review on Exercise and Disease Prevention

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Article Review on Exercise and Disease Prevention
The following discussion provides a brief analysis of the journal article entitled Daily step counts and selected coronary heart disease risk factors in adolescent girls.
The Group of the Sample and Characteristics
In addressing the question of what group did the study sample, the sample consisted of a convenience sample of 415 female students (16 ±0.8 year; mean ± S.D.) from three Catholic High Schools in Central Queensland (Rockhampton and Yepoon), Australia (Schofield, Schofield, Hinckson & Mummery, 2007, p. 2). Participants were from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds with none from deprived areas. With respect to participant characteristics, basic demographic categories included:...
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.....ators, and policy makers, this means that physical education should be considered a priority. For parents, involving children in sports and other extracurricular activities that require exercise and physical fitness becomes a priority. Finally, students themselves must take personal responsibility for their own health by findings ways to maintain health promoting levels of activity.
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Bounds, L., Darnell, G.S., Brekken Shea, K. & Agnor, D. (2003).
Health And Fitness: A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle. Kendall Hunt.
Schofield, G., Schofield, L., Hinckson, E.A., & Mummery, W.K.
(2007). Daily step counts and selected coronary heart disease risk factors in adolescent girls. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 12(1), 148-155.