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3 planned meals per day plus planned snacks

Which of the following patterns of eating is best for weight management?


Which of the following foods is a primary source of protein


Cholesterol testing should begin at age

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

The energy required to maitain vital body functions

Resting metabolic rate

Increase fat-free mass

Metabolic rate may increase for all of the following people except thos who

Negative situations, Pleasurable challenges, Achievement of goals, (All of the above)

Stress can be the result of:

Getting a flat tire

Which of the following is an example of a stressor?

Any physical or psychological event that produces stress

The term stressor is best defined as

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:


Which of the following increse during the fight-or-flight reaction?

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 term best fits a Type A personality


Which of the following describes a person with a Type B personality?


Which one of the following characteristics is most closely associated with ELEVATED risk of cardiovascular disease?

Type C

A person who has difficulty expressing emotions, supresses anger, and feels hopeless has characteristics of which personality type?

Can be either eustress or distress

Hans Selye theorized that stress

Alarm, Resistance, Exhaustion

The normal progression for the general adaptation syndrom is


The fight-or-flight response occurrs during the stage of the general adaptation


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?

Is stress triggered by a pleasant event

According to Hans Selye, eustress

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?

Loss of pleasure in usual activities

Which of the following is a characteristic of depression?

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

Dietary Wellness

The six dimensions of wellness include all of the following EXCEPT

Emotional Wellnes

Optimism, trust, and self-confidence are components of


What isthe range of years obesity can shave off one's life?

Chronic disease

A disease that develops and continues over along period of time is a(n)

Too high in unhealthy fats

The typical American diet is

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

Muscular movement of the body that requires energy to produce

Physical activity can be defined as

Planned, strucures, and repetative

Exercise is a subset of physical activity that is

Cardiorespiratory endurance

The ability of the body to perform prolonged, large-muscle, dynamc exercise at moderate-to high levels of intensity is

Low cardiorespiratory fitness

Heart disease is linked most closely with

Amount of force a muscle can produce with a single maximum effort

Muscular strength is the

Ability to resist fatigue and sustain a given level of muscular tension over time

Muscular endurance is the

The ability to move the joints throught their full range of motion

Flexibility is best described as

Doing push-ups to develop chest and shoulder endurance

Specificity of training is best shown by which of the following examples?


The recommended time (duration) for cardiorespiratory endurance exercise is how many minutes?

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


About 50% of Americans engage regularly in moderate intensity physical activity


During digestion, most carbohydrates are broken down into

Weight lifting

An example of an activity that primarily uses the immediate energy system is

10-120 seconds

The nonoxidative energy system typically provides energy for

Poor immune function

Whch of the following is NOT one of the major cardiovascular disease risk factors?


The recommended time (duration) of an endurance training workout is dependent on its

Restore circulation to its normal resting condition

Cooling down after exercise is important to

Use heavy resitance with few repititions for multiple sets

To build individual muscle strength and muscle size, it is best to

1-3 minutes

To gain muscular strength and endurance for general fitness, the rest interval b/w sets should last

Perform a split

Dynamic flexibility would affect your ability to do all of the following EXCEPT

Muscular strength

Static flexibility depends on all of the following EXCEPT

Improved enegy production

Which of the following is NOT a potential benefit of flexibility

May stimulate a muscular contraction during a stretch

Ballistic stretches are considered dangerous b/c they

Cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacrum, coccyx

From top to bottom, the five regions of the spine are

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

Lipids incorporaed into the organs and tissues

Essential fat is best defined as

Consumption of more energy tha is expended

Non-essential fat is usually the result of


People are at greater risk for coronary heart disease if they tend to gain weight in the


A woman may experience amenorrhea if her percentage of body fat is less than


A man may experience muscle wasting and fatigue if his percentage of body fat is less than

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?


Veins carry blood ____ the heart


Arteries carry blood ____ from the heart

Muscle; Bones

Tendons connect ____ to ____


The prefix hyper usually always means too


The prefix hypo usually means too

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