psychiatric in nature, food is the mechanism not the problem
overfat is how much for ad. males?
obese is how much for males?
av. % body fat for adolescent females
12% to 24%
the portion of your body made up of bones, muscles, organs, everything except fat
lean body weight
minimum fat necessary in the body
exceeding an ideal weight
20% or more above optimal weight for body shape, size
slender, leaner somatype
heavier, rounder somatype
effects of a reaction to stress
physiological changes associated with stress
stress resulting from pleasant stressors
stress resulting from unpleasants stressors
which systems do stressful experiences stimulate?
nervous and endocrine
: a division of the autonomic nervous system that reacts to danger or challenges by almost instantly putting the body in high gear.
sympathetic nervous system
a division of the autonomic nervous system that tones down the excitatory effects of the sympathetic nervous system; slows metabolism and restores energy reserves.
parasympathetic nervous system
a steroid hormone secreted by the adrenal gland, increases blood glucose.
: a part of the brain that activates, controls, and integrates the autonomic nervous system, the endocrine system, and other bodily functions.
the special group of nerves that automatically control some of the body's organs and their functions, these nerves connect the physiological control centers of the brain with virtually all of the body's tissues and organs.
autonomic nervous system
general adaptation syndrome three steps?
alarm, resistance, exhaustion
a hormone secreted by the adrenal gland, also called adrenaline increases heart rate, activates muscles.