Many people in our society lead inactive lifestyles due to passive job roles, leisure activities and, sometimes, a lack of opportunity. Sedentary lifestyles can cause poor health.
Which of these states involves the least energy expenditure?
Which term can be used to describe a job or leisure activity that involves little movement?
It has been recommended that children should take part in how much physical activity each week?
5 × 30 minutes
7 × 30 minutes
7 × 60 minutes
According to Public Health England in 2015, which group of 5 to 15-year-olds are less likely to meet the physical activity recommendations?
Which of these methods of travelling to school can be considered sedentary?
Walking to school
Cycling to school
Getting a lift to school
Which condition, associated with a sedentary lifestyle, is referred to as hypertension?
High blood pressure
Coronary heart disease
Type 2 diabetes
Which of the following might be a reason that people are more sedentary today than in the past?
People are lazier today
There's less time
Modern jobs are less manual
Which of the following experiences of school can be considered sedentary?
A PE lesson
Sitting at a desk
Playing games at break time
Which of the following can be considered an active behaviour during a working day?
Taking the lift to the office
Driving to the office
Walking the stairs to the office
For whom does the recommendation of five sessions of 30 minutes activity each week apply?