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2012 | 15 | 2 | 7-20
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„Growing Up” and the Environment

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Wzrastanie i środowisko
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Many factors in the natural, man-made and social
environments can influence the physical growth and
maturation and behavioral development of children and
adolescents. Improved environmental conditions over
the past century or so have contributed to positive secular
changes in growth and maturation. More recently,
however, technological advances have increased opportunities
for sedentary behaviors and contributed to
reductions in physical activity, both of which have
potentially negative implications for the health of youth.
Pollutants associa-ted with some industries also have
implications for health. Children with elevated lead levels
are at increased risk for impaired growth and maturation
and for impairments in fine motor coordination.
The impact of elevated lead on gross motor coordination
in several tests of physical fitness is mediated through
the influence of lead on growth in body size. Similarly,
emissions from coal-fired power plants and other industries
are associated with asthma, which has implications
for the physical activity and fitness of youth.
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Wiele czynników środowiskowych naturalnych,
wytworzonych przez człowieka oraz społecznych może
wpływać na na rozwój fizyczny, dojrzewanie i rozwój
behawioralny, tj. zachowania się dzieci i młodzieży.
Polepszenie warunków środowiskowych w ostatnim stuleciu
przyczyniło się do pozytywnych sekularnych
zmian we wzroście i dojrzewaniu.
Ostatnio jednak postęp technologiczny wzmógł
łatwość zachowań sedentarnych i przyczynił się
do zmniejszenia aktywności fizycznej, co potencjalnie
niesie negatywne skutki dla zdrowia młodzieży. Zanieczyszczenia
przemysłowe mają również wpływ na zdrowie.
Dzieci z podwyższonym poziomem ołowiu w krwi
mają podwyższone ryzyko zaburzenia wzrostu i dojrzewania,
a także uszkodzenia koordynacji motorycznej.
Wpływ podwyższonego poziomu ołowiu we krwi
na powstawanie zaburzeń motorycznych jest badany za pomocą wielu testów sprawności fizycznej, jest
wyrażony przez wpływ ołowiu na wzrost i wielkość
ciała.
Podobnie emisje zanieczyszczeń z elektrowni węglowych
i innych zakładów przemysłowych są związane
z astmą, co ma również wpływ na aktywność fizyczną
i sprawność młodzieży.
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7-20
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  • Department of Kinesiology and Health Education University of Texas at Austin; Department of Kinesiology Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas; University School of Physical Education, Wrocław, rmalina@1skyconnect.net
  • Departments of Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering and Academic Affairs Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas; Senior Research Scientist Medical Service, Dallas Veterans’ Administration Medical Center Dallas, Texas
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