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Monday, September 04, 2006

Health and Wellness Quiz

Essay Questions:

1. Explain what steps you would take to develop a comprehensive health related fitness and nutrition program for a 25 year old male who is 6 feet tall. He has no physical limitations but works at a sedentary job that provides little opportunity for exercise. He eats at fast food restaurants several times a week and takes in approximately 500 calories per day over his estimated basal metabolic needs. Approximately 40% of his dietary intake is Fat. His resting heart rate is 60 beats per minute. He weighs 245 lbs. Be as specific as possible. (25 points).


2. What is Health? How does it differ from Wellness? Be specific. (5 points).

3. Explain the concept of loci of control. Be specific. (5 points).

4. Is dieting good, bad, or neutral? Explain your argument. (5 points)

5. Why is flexibility important? Be specific. (5 points)

6. Explain what cardiovascular fitness is/means. (5 points)




Define/Identify the following terms:
(2 points each)

7. Anaerobic
8. Range of Motion
9. Muscular strength
10 Muscular endurance
11. Validity
12. Hyperthermia
13. Anaerobic
14. Risk Factor
15. Peer Reviewed Journal
16. Name at least three behaviors you can change in order to improve/maintain your health.


Short Answer:

· You have examined how food can be beneficial or detrimental to your health. Give three examples of each. (10 points)

· What have you found to be most interesting from your readings? (5 points)

· Explain the relationship between aging and strength. (5 points)

· Is health related fitness dependent upon athletic ability? Why or Why Not?
(5 points)

· List safeguards you can take to protect yourself/family from food poisoning.

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