Physical Exercise


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Physical Exercise

 

elementary body movements that are performed in series and as part of sports and other athletic activities. Physical exercises are systematized for the purpose of physical development. In physical education, exercises based on the movements of human labor, daily life, and battle, including running, walking, jumping, throwing, lifting, and swimming, have been developed and methodologically organized as gymnastics, track and field, weight lifting, athletic games, and touring. The different combinations and systems of physical exercise, the basic elements of sports, are included in programs of physical education at educational institutions and in state physical-culture programs, such as Ready for Labor and Defense of the USSR.

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Moderate-to-high intensity physical exercise in patients with Alzheimer's disease: a randomized controlled trial.
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We welcome the fitment of rates of various goods approved during GST council meeting, however we would like to sincerely appeal to the council to also treat physical exercise equipment as part of sports goods with 12 percent GST rate," said President TASGPEE, Dinesh Kapoor in a statement.
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The Sporting Chance project has created an opportunity for men over 50 to enjoy physical exercise, but also creates a real social opportunity, which can be just as important as the physical exercise itself".
There is no doubt physical exercise has been neglected in the country's schools and it is not surprising 90% of youngsters don't get the recommended two hours of activity each week.