Exercise and its Importance for Health Reading

This science reading comprehension looks at the benefits of exercise on the body from a science perspective. It’s important for students to become informed citizens and understand what exactly exercise is and does for our health.

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This resource covers the following topics:

- What is exercise?
- Different types of exercise
- The benefits of exercise
- General exercise guidelines
- Additional Research and Future Issues

Furthermore, this resource works very well as an emergency substitute plan as it will keep your students on task and focused while you are away.

This resource will take your students between 50-75 minutes to complete and includes some open-ended questions. An answer key is also included for your reference.

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Created: Jul 20, 2016

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