Physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Linked to other positive lifestyle choices, it promotes good physical health and contributes to people’s emotional and social wellbeing.
Which of the following health benefits is an emotional benefit?
Decreased chance of illness
Which of the following is a social health benefit of an active lifestyle?
Interacting with others
Feelings of anxiety and stress are an indication of a lack of which type of health?
Which of the following is considered an aspect of emotional health?
Respect for others
What is meant by a sedentary lifestyle?
Sitting or lying down for long periods
Leading an active lifestyle
Eating a balanced diet
Which of the following has a negative effect on lifestyle?
Drinking alcohol in moderation when of age
Erratic sleep patterns
A negative lifestyle affects the body and mind over what time period?
Short term only
Long term only
Both short and long term
Which of these benefits of leading a healthy, active lifestyle can be considered a physical benefit?
Improved memory and concentration
Which organisation defines health as 'a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity'?
World Health Organisation (WHO)
The National Health Service
Which of these health benefits is something an individual gains as a result of an active, healthy lifestyle?
Increased likelihood of depression
Increased educational achievement
Reduced likelihood of osteoporosis