P.E. Standard: 10.1.3 B Identify and know the location and function of the major body organs and systems.
10.1.6 E Identify health problems that can occur throughout life and describe ways to prevent them.
DIRECTIONS: Please review the following information with your child for our 10 point Health and Physical Education quiz next week.
ALL STUDENTS SHOULD UNDERSTAND:
- Two consequences of heart disease are heart attack and stroke.
- Arteriosclerosis is a build up of plaque in the artery.
- The circulatory system pumps blood throughout the body.
- The circulatory system is made up of the heart and three types of blood vessels - veins, arteries, and capillaries.
- The lungs are part of the respiratory system which supplies the body with oxygen.
- The circulatory and respiratory systems work as a team to supply the body with fresh oxygen.
- Three risk factors for heart disease due to personal habits are: inactivity, being overweight, and smoking.
- Other risk factors include: high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol.
- A risk means you are more likely to have heart disease.
- Oxygen is carried in the arteries away from the heart to the muscles of the body.
- Carbon dioxide is carried through the veins back to the heart and lungs.
- Exercising for 60 minutes a day and eating a healthy nutritious diet can help prevent heart disease.
- Aerobic exercise makes the heart stronger and more efficient.
- The heart is made of muscle and has 4 chambers.
SEVEN DAYS WITHOUT EXERCISE MAKES ONE WEAK