Weight Conditions

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  • Weight conditions
    • Anorexic
      • A prolonged eating disorder due to loss of appetite
      • Effects on performance
        • Lack energy
        • Fatigue
        • Have little strength or power
      • Health impacts
        • Kidney failure
        • Fragile bones and muscles
        • Sexual problems (absent period)
    • Underweight
      • Weighing less than normal, healthy or required
      • Health impacts
        • Womens periods can stop
        • Immune system is effected- more likely to catch a cold
      • Effects on performance
        • Have little strength or power
        • Positive-more flexible and agile
    • Overweight
      • Having weight in excess of normal (not harmful unless overeat)
      • Effects on performance
        • Struggle with endurance
        • More strength and power
        • Cardiovascular fitness decreases
      • Health impacts
        • Joint problems
        • Injury tears
    • Overfat
      • Having body fat in excess of normal
      • Health impacts
        • High blood pressure
        • Heart disease
        • Diabetes
      • Effects on performance
        • Limits flexibility
        • Stress on circulatory system
        • Extra protection in some sports
    • Obese
      • Abnormally fat
      • Health impacts
        • Type 2 diabetes
        • Cancer
        • Strokes
        • Coronary heart disease
      • Effect on performance
        • Poor cardiovascular fitness
        • Less motivated
    • Optimum
      • Most favourable or ideal weight
      • How to loose weight
        • Decrease calorie intake
        • Increase calorie expenditure
      • Effects on performance
        • Sex
        • Height
        • Bone structure
        • Muscle girth
        • Genetics

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