Regular activity and exercise have been proven to positively affect health and well-being, including the improved function of body systems like the nervous system. Research your preferred activity or exercise and make notes of the impacts to the respiratory system, the peripheral nervous system, and the brain if you were to engage in this activity regularly.
In your initial post:
For the initial discussion response, share some specific ways that engaging in a moderate level of activity or exercise will impact your respiratory system (for example: consider possible impacts on lung compliance, respiratory volume, or oxygenation of body tissues). How does this activity affect the nervous system? Are there any benefits to the autonomic nervous system? What do you think is the optimal duration and frequency of this activity in order to improve health outcomes?