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what % of american population over age 65 have at least one chronic condition?
How many amer. pop. have 2 chronic condition at age 65?
How many adults report having doctor diagnosed arthritis?
1 in 5 adults
a) Today how many adults are estimated to be obese?
b) how many teenagers are overweight?
a ) one third ( 33.4%)
b) 16 %
a) which musculoskeletal degeneration is a major problem in the adult popu. ?
b) what % of adults does this effect?
c) what are the four types of those studyed
a) low back pain
b) Low back pain, knee injuries, chronic diseases, musculoskeletal injuries.
what 3 kind of workers can low back pain effect?
1. workers in enclosed work spaces... such as ppl who sit for periods longer than 3 hrs.
2. ppl who engaged in manual labor.
3. ppl who have altered lumbar lordosis
a) Knee injuries... (ACL) anterior cruciate ligament injuries effect how many ANNUALLY in the U.S.?
b) What % of those are from non-contact injuries?
a) 80,000 to 100,000
Most ACL injuries occur between what ages?
what is the monetary value of lost work time due to musculoskeletal injuries?
120 billion dallors
the extent we condition our musculoskeletal system INFLUENCES ... what?
the RISK OF INJURY
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