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adolescence

the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood

aerobic exercise

exercise that increases the need for oxygen

anarobic exercise

Intense bursts of activity in which the muscles work so hard that they produce energy without using oxygen

antibiotic

compound that blocks the growth and reproduction of bacteria

asthma

respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing

anorexia nevrosa

Eating disorder characterized by excessive preoccupation with food, self-starvation, or extreme exercising to achieve weight loss

bulimia nervosa

an eating disorder characterized by episodes of overeating, usually of high-calorie foods, followed by vomiting, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise

body system

a group of organs that work together to perform a specific function

carbohydrate

organic compound made of sugar molecules

protien

a class of nutients that builds body tissues and supplies energy. Protien is made of amino acids.

cpr

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

depressant

a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person

drug abuse

excessive use of drugs

drug misuse

The taking of drugs for its medical purpose, but not in the appropriate amount, frequency, strength, or manner.

drug addiction

an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)

emotional health

HOW YOU REACT TO EVENTS IN YOUR LIFE

exercise

systematic training by multiple repetitions

food guide pyramid

a guide for making healthful daily food choices

fracture

the act of cracking something

medicine

the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries

muscular endurance

ability to use muscles for long periods of time

nicotine

an alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco

nutrient

any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue

physical fitness

good physical condition

refusal skill

A strategy to avoid doing something you don't want to do

stimulant

a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process

stress

the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

values

beliefs of a person or social group in which they have an emotional investment (either for or against something)

conflict

a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war

muscular strength

The amount of force a muscle can exert

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