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What is a characteristic associated with using weight measures to assess risk of disease?
They cannot reveal fat distribution and central obesity.
What is a feature of fat cell metabolism in men and women
the rate of fat breakdown is higher in women than in men.
The effect of regular exercise on heart and lung function is known as
Approximately what fraction of people treated for anorexia nervosa show reasonable maintenance of their weight gain?
The feeling of satiety from weight-loss diets is best achieved by diets rich in
Adverse effects on organs such as the liver from the presence of excess body fat is known as
Athletes can safely add muscle tissue by
putting a demand on muscles repeatedly by making them work harder.
What components of training define(s) the progressive overload principle?
Intensity, frequency, and duration only
What is a characteristic of fat cell development?
More and larger fat cells are found in obese people compared with healthy-weight persons
The most likely explanation for why women readily store fat around the hips whereas men readily store fat around the abdomen is gender differences in
the activity of lipoprotein lipase.
What term is given to the condition of a female athlete who has an eating disorder and develops amenorrhea and osteoporosis?
Female athlete triad
What is the name of the biochemical pathway describing the conversion of lactate to glucose?
What describes a trend of worldwide obesity?
Prevalence of obesity has leveled out in the last few years
A high risk of weight-related health problems is seen in women whose waist circumference begins to exceed
A person is at high risk for signs of illness and diminished work capacity when the BMI first drops below
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