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heath review

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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