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    The Great Metabolic Race

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    The Great Metabolic Race Metabolism comprises of a vital set of biochemical reactions that all living organisms require to sustain life. For a marathon runner, their physiological response to strenuous exercise depletes both their fats and carbohydrate storage in order to supply energy in the form of Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP). ATP is the energy form that the human body uses for biological processes such as movement and synthesis of biomacromolecules. In regards to running a marathon, the athlete

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    Compare and contrast the general physiological states that occur in Ruth and James before and during the Great North Run and identify why James collapses Ruth (30’s) and James (50’s) plan on running the Great North Run, their different training regiments giving different physiological states during the run. I will explore how each runner’s training will affect these physiological states and what implications these states will have on the runner. Ruth has been endurance training for 6 months and

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    Abstract Obesity is one the most preventable metabolic diseases that afflicts millions of adults and children around the world. Childhood obesity is a result of many metabolic disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, excess body fat, and abnormal cholesterol levels. There have been studies regarding various racial and ethnic implications in the occurrence of childhood obesity. By understanding the various reasons for these discrepancies in the various conditions that obesity presents

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    How Culture Influences Health in America Culture plays a great role in the health of all individuals. The American race has a vast influence over other cultures that migrate to the United States. Unfortunately, the dietary habits of the average American can lead to an increased health risk and a variety of problems that will further be elaborated on. It is important to remember that health is not just the physical aspect that everyone assumes when they consider the word health. It actually has

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    What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

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    Introduction Metabolic syndrome is a prevalent illness that is negatively impacting the health of individuals around the world. This prevalence is due to a rise in the rates of adult obesity, and is resulting in excess mortality due to an elevated risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes.1,3 It is defined as a cluster of conditions that occur together, which increases the individual’s risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.2 Metabolic risk factors responsible for this syndrome

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    Just the mention of the word cancer brings a great deal of fear and concern to one’s heart. Caner is one of the leading causes of death in many areas around the world. Even with the prevalence of cancer, the amounts of money and research which have been dedicated to learning about cancer, in its various forms, cancer still is one of the least known diseases as it relates to the existence of a cure or widely accepted and proven choice of treatment. Through all the research and work put forth into

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    Tp53 Gene Essay

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    Pacific Islanders, producing a 5.0%, 4.9%, 4.6%, and 4.0% APC respective to the order mentioned as denoted by table 1 (Altekruse et al.). The Asian mortality rate, too, decreased at a rate of -0.9% over the time period of 1992 to 2005, whereas all other races’ mortality rates increased by at least

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    The Muscular System At the end of this assignment is a picture I have annotated of all 30 of the major muscles in the muscular system. The skeletal system is a great supporter of the body. Without a skeleton we could not stand upright: everything would just be in a pool on the floor. The skeleton is extremely strong but incredibly light. The skeleton also helps protect the internal organs and fragile body tissues. Tissues such as the brain, the heart, eyes, lungs and spinal cord are all protected

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    The Muscular System At the end of this assignment is a picture I have annotated of all 30 of the major muscles in the muscular system. The skeletal system is a great supporter of the body. Without a skeleton we could not stand upright: everything would just be in a pool on the floor. The skeleton is extremely strong but incredibly light. The skeleton also helps protect the internal organs and fragile body tissues. Tissues such as the brain, the heart, eyes, lungs and spinal cord are all protected

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    Levin’s research “ People in America who live in the most poverty-dense counties are those most prone to obesity. ” . There are many reason that link poverty to obesity, but Levin believes lack of fresh food and inactivity has a huge role in chronic metabolic disease (obesity and diabetes), and cardiovascular death. People who

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