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EGP 335 health exam study questions
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Building mental and emotional health begins with a _____ and _____ classroom
safe and caring
Inclusiveness is an important concept when building a sense of __________________.
Student connectedness helps to reduce ______________ behaviors.
__________% of young people with mental health problems do not get the help they need.
A child who is resilient shows the ability to _______________ ________.
Many unhealthy eating patterns begin before ______________ ______________.
A teacher is often named as being important in the growth of an ________child who becomes a resilient adult.
When income is below the ___________ _________, female-headed households are most likely to experience food insecurity.
_____________increases the risk of food insecurity the most.
Approximately _______minutes of physical activity per day is recommended for children.
Name five other kinds of added sugar. _________ _________ __________ _______ ______
corn syrup, fructose, dectrose, maltose, molasis, sucrose
Children with an iron deficiency are at risk for _____________.
To avoid food contaminants, it is most important to _______ ___________ when preparing and consuming food.
Obesity prevention, mental health, chronic conditions, and premature death are all ____________________ affected by physical activity.
Participating in school-based physical activity programs has been linked to an increase or decrease in students' attitudes toward school. (choose the correct word)
Physical activities for young people are more likely to be effective when they emphasize _________________ participation.
______percent of overweight children will continue to be overweight or obese as adults.
True or false: Nutrition is an element of physical fitness? _____________
Elementary school recess should not be used as a _____________for planned physical education class.
Promoting personal health and wellness no longer focuses on body __________.
Arthritis is not a complication for overweight children. t/f
Children need ________hours of sleep each night.
The child poverty rate in the US is among the highest in the __________________ world.
The ______________ of a family is closely tied to have a stable place to live.
Most injuries in the US are ___________________ and ____________________.
predictable and preventable
During ______________________ students become much more capable of understanding and acting on the connection between behaviors and injury risks.
The leading cause of death and leading unintentional injuries are caused by ______________________________________________
motor vehicle accidents
At what age should children be allowed to sit in the front seat? _________
What are the major variables contributing to premature death in the US (according to Healthy People 1979)?
risky behaviors, heredity, exposure to hazards, inadequate access to health
An academic outcome that is affected by poor student health is ________________________________________
standardized test performance
How many hours of formal health instruction is needed to produce stable improvements in knowledge, attitudes, and skills ranges? _____________
What are the 6 categories of behaviors that are priorities for the CDC?
Tobacco, nutrition, alcohol and drug use, injury causing behaviors, exercise, and sexual behaviors
What have schools primarily done to try to meet the NCLB goal to "demonstrate yearly progress"?
change instructional time for mandated testing, increased demand for reading and math, and decreased other subjects
Each domain _______________ to overall personal health.
Regular physical activity helps to _____________ depression and anxiety, risk of high blood pressure, and risk for premature death.
"_______________ learning" is learning that is meaningful and significant.
Describe the intrapersonal and interpersonal intelligences in Gardner's MI Theory.
intrapersonal - yourself, interpersonal - relationship with other people
Brain based research has found that students learn best when they have a ___________________ attitude about learning.
Most elementary and middle school children approach decision making _______________.
Brain-based research: learning must occur within the context of what the learner knows, new information must be processed so that it can be retrieved, and repetition of new learning activities stimulates nerve connections in the brain.
One of the most common reasons why adolescents engage in risky behavior is that they believe ____________________________________________________.
they will fit in, and because their friends are doing it
When children are allowed to make their own decisions, they learn ___________________________________ and ______________________________.
every choice has a consequence, and accountable for their choices
What is the overall goal of health education? ____________________________________
adopt and maintain healthy behaviors
Learning centers should be designed for students to work __________________________.
Cooperative learning groups are organized so that _____________________________________________________________________
support academic growth, make decisions, deal with group pressure, learn to work cooperatively, encourage
Cooperative learning is arranged to encourage ______________ __________________.
The three most controversial topics in health instruction are: skill development, _______________________ and _________________________________.
sexual health and death education
What is the most common form of poisoning in children? ______________ ____________
In order to counter the initiation of health risk behaviors, students need to have _______________skills.
When they adapt previous learning to other circumstances, students demonstrate that they have learned to _________ new knowledge.
Long-term complications of diabetes include leg and foot amputations, heart disease, blindness, and _________.
mental health/high blood pressure
The following are important ways a family can help prevent home fires: _______________________ __________________ ___________________ __________________ ________________________
check smoke detectors, lighters and matches out of reach, and plan a home fire escape plan
Heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes are all complications for ___________________children.
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