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Oh No, Not Exercise!

Do you need to run five miles every day to get in shape and be healthy? Dr. Biology has a chance to sit down after a workout session to talk about exercise and kids with metabolic biologist Gabriel Shaibi. What he and a group of researchers found might surprise you.

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Topic Time
Intro 00:00
What is metabolic biology? 01:34
What is exercise? 02:55
What's the difference between activities and exercise? 03:50
What is called beneficial exercise - how much do we need to do? 05:04
What is strenuous and moderate exercise? 06:14
How much exercise should a do each day? 07:23
Are all types of exercise the same - aerobic and anaerobic. 08:18
What is the difference between aerobic and anaerobic exercise? 09:25
The benefits for aerobic and anaerobic exercise. 10:26
Research with kids that are over weight. 11:46
Giving kids the kind of exercise that they like and gives them health benefits. 13:28
Research study results. 13:48
Obesity related diseases - metabolic syndrome. 14:59
What is diabetes? 15:40
Type II diabetes. [insulin, pancreas] 16:17
Complications (problems) with high blood sugar levels. 17:36
Study impact on Type 2 diabetes. 17:59
Type I diabetes. 18:35
Does exercise help control Type 1 and 2 diabetes? 19:07
Other benefits of exercise? 19:20
Student success stories. 21:01
Life style changes. 22:32
What is your favorite exercise? 23:10
How often do you exercise? 23:27
Getting started exercising and keeping doing it? [fun things and music] 23:41
Research study on exercise and music. 25:20
When did you first know you wanted to be a biologist or scientist? 26:27
What if you could not be a biologist, what would you be? 27:08
What advice do you have for someone wanting to be a biologist? 27:43
Center for Metabolic Biology. 28:32
Sign-off 29:28

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Oh No, Not Exercise!

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