3 planned meals per day plus planned snacks
Which of the following patterns of eating is best for weight management?
Alternating binge eatingand purging through vomiting, laxatves, and diuretics
Bulimia nervosa is characterized by
Losing weight out of concern for how others view your appearance
All of the following are good strategies for a successful weight loss program EXCEPT
More than 50%
Accordng to the National Institutes of Health, about ____ of American adults are overweight
Negative situations, Pleasurable challenges, Achievement of goals, (All of the above)
Stress can be the result of:
The physical and emotional changed associated with stress
The term stress response is best defined as
The general physical and emotional state associated with the stress response
Stress is best defined as
A divison of the autonomic nervous system that moderatesthe excitatory effect of the sympathetic system, slowing metabolism and restoring energy supplies
The parasympathetic divsion is best defied as
A division of the atonomic nervous system that reacts to danger or other challenged by almot instantly putting the body processes in high gear
The sympathetic division is best defined as
Affects body functons through the release of hormones
Which of the following best describes the endocrine system?
The fight-or-flight reaction
Your body begins releasing endorphins, your heart rate accelerates, and your hearing and vision become more acute, you are experiencing:
Vital functions of the body are maintained at a normal level
Homeostasis is defined as a state in which
Overeating and Holding it in
Which of the following is an example of an ineffective response to stress?
Making the choice to go for a walk to cope with stress is controlled by which of the following nervous system?
Which one of the following characteristics is most closely associated with ELEVATED risk of cardiovascular disease?
A person who has difficulty expressing emotions, supresses anger, and feels hopeless has characteristics of which personality type?
Tom, is very anxious about an upcoming exam. He has no appetite, is easily distracted, and has a headache. What tage of GAS is Tom in?
Schedule tasks for peak efficiency
Which of the following is recommended by your text as a time-management strategy?
"I won the speech contest, but only because none of the other speakers was very good"
Which of the following statements is an example of negative self-talk?
A sudden lightening of mood in a depressed person indicates the danger of suicide has passed
Whic of the following statements about depression and suicide is FALSE
1.) Men 2.) People who have high muscle mass 3.) People who are fit and exercise regularly
RMR is higher in
A person's belief in their ability to successfully take action and perform a specific task
Self- efficacy is
The figurative "place" considred responsible for events in a person's life
Locus of control is best defined as
Having an external locus of control
Donna is about 25 lbs overweight, and has tried a variety of dies and has repatedly failed to maintain weigh loss. She defends her weight w/ the explanation that almost all of her relatives are overweight and none has ever been successful with attempts to lose weight. Donna can best be described as
Monitor behavior, analyze data, set goals, make contract
The order in which the steps in a behavior change progam are implemented is
The ability of the body to perform prolonged, large-muscle, dynamc exercise at moderate-to high levels of intensity is
Ability to resist fatigue and sustain a given level of muscular tension over time
Muscular endurance is the
Doing push-ups to develop chest and shoulder endurance
Specificity of training is best shown by which of the following examples?
Increase the intensity of exercise before incresing the time (duration) of exercise
Overuse or overtraining injuries are MOST likely to occur when you
Lifestyle physical activity
A program that includes burning 150 calories each day by 30 minutes of walking (for example is best characterized as
Poor immune function
Whch of the following is NOT one of the major cardiovascular disease risk factors?
Use heavy resitance with few repititions for multiple sets
To build individual muscle strength and muscle size, it is best to
To gain muscular strength and endurance for general fitness, the rest interval b/w sets should last
May stimulate a muscular contraction during a stretch
Ballistic stretches are considered dangerous b/c they
Have essential fat deposited in the breasts, uterus, and other sites specific to females
Women have a higher proportion of essential fat than men primarily b/c women
Body mass index
Which technique for evaluating health risks associated with body weight is based on the concept that a peron's weight should be proportional to his or her height?