Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
The health of the nation - older, sicker, fatter! By Dr John Searle Obe
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Saving this for later?

Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime - even offline.

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

The health of the nation - older, sicker, fatter! By Dr John Searle Obe

714
views

Published on

The health of the nation - older, sicker, fatter! By Dr John Searle Obe …

The health of the nation - older, sicker, fatter! By Dr John Searle Obe

Published in: Health & Medicine

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
714
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1.
    • DR JOHN SEARLE OBE
    • The health of the nation - older, sicker, fatter!
  • 2.  
  • 3. What is new about health and exercise?
    • NOTHING!
  • 4. PLATO - (427-347 BC)
    • ‘ Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.’
  • 5. Sir Liam Donaldson
    • ‘ the benefits of regular physical activity on health, longevity and wellbeing easily surpass the effectiveness of any drugs or other medical treatment’
  • 6. How much exercise?
    • 30 x 5 - minimum
    • ACSM /BASES: weekly
    • aerobic: 150’ moderate or 75’ high intensity
    • resistance: 2 sessions - 8 -10 exercises
    • flexibility
    • motor function
  • 7. What is the reality?
    • Adults who meet 30 x 5 (2008)
    • self-reported measured
    • men 32% 6%
    • women 29% 4%
  • 8. What do we have?
    • A sedentary, overweight population, costing the NHS billions of pounds every year, heading for dementia and nursing homes.
  • 9. Obesity
    • 2010
    • men 24%
    • women 25%
    • children 16%
    • 2050
    • Men 60%
    • women 50%
    • children 25%
  • 10. Client: 110kg; body fat = 40%
    • 44kg of fat
    • 88 0.5kg packets of lard!
  • 11. Heart disease in UK
    • Annual: 275,000 heart attacks
    • Fatal: 120,000
    • UK death rates the highest in the world
  • 12. Type 2 diabetes
    • Number of cases in UK: 1,700,000
    • 4 fold risk of heart attack
  • 13. Strokes in the UK
    • Annual: 110,000
    • Third biggest killer
  • 14.  
  • 15. Falls
    • 30% of 65+ have a fall
    • 50% they are recurrent
  • 16. Fractured neck of femur
    • annual UK: 70,000
    • Hospital death rate:
    • 4-11%
    • deaths at 1 year: 30%
    • 45% need community support
    • 14% go to falls prevention clinic
  • 17. Dementia
    • 820,000 cases of dementia
    • 1:3 >65 will suffer from some form of dementia
    • Annual cost of care is £23 billion
  • 18. What else?
    • Arthritis, osteoporosis and depression are all common
    • Eg - 40 million prescriptions for depression issued every year in the UK
  • 19. Older people
    • 9.7m 65 and over (16% population)
    • 2025: 14m (42% population)
    • 60% of hospital bed days and a majority of NHS expenditure
  • 20. What is the answer?
    • Exercise reduces the risk of developing all these diseases
    • Exercise is a key component of their management
    • Exercise promotes a healthy and independent old age
  • 21. Why doesn't it happen?
  • 22. DR JOHN SEARLE OBE