An Invitation to Health Study Set 2

Nutrition

Quiz 8 :

The Joy of Fitness

Quiz 8 :

The Joy of Fitness

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Which of the following statements is true?
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Consider the following statements for accuracy.
(a)Inactivity affects health for anyone at any age. The only difference is it tends to catch up worse at older ages.
Therefore(a)is not an accurate statement.
(b)Total fitness includes physical fitness, emotional fitness, psychological fitness, and other areas.
Therefore(b)is an accurate statement.
(c)Men and women share many parts of physiology but the genders also differ greatly in several key places. Men tend to be physically stronger and larger than women, which is no different than other mammals in the world.
Therefore(c)is not accurate.
(d)Total fitness has many parts of which only one is physical health.
Therefore(d)is not accurate.

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For any muscle to get stronger, it must work against a greater-than-normal resistance. This is called the
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Muscles have to be worked in particular ways to increase strength.
(a)The reversibility principle talks about how people lost the effects they have built up if they stop exercising. It is not the way to improve strength.
Therefore(a)is not the way to increase strength.
(b)The overload principle is how you gain strength. It is the incremental increase to the stress put on the body when working out.
Therefore(b)is the way to gain strength.
(c)The FITT principle is a four part set of rules to benefit from various fitness programs. It includes frequency, intensity, type, and time.
Therefore(c)is not specific for strength exercise.
(d)Compound interest is a banking term but works for health. It simply states that your rewards from exercising will compound. This has nothing specific to do with strength training.
Therefore(d)is not specific for strength exercise.

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If you are a healthy weight,
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Consider the statements in terms of healthy weight.
(a)The level of hunger your feel has nothing to do with whether you have a healthy weight or not.
Therefore(a)is not a correlation for a healthy weight.
(b)Body mass index or BMI is the ratio of height and weight. A healthy BMI correlates to a healthy weight.
Therefore(b)is a correct correlation to a healthy weight.
(c)Waist measurements of 25-28 inches do not correlate to healthy weight. An adult male with these measurements could be underweight for example.
Therefore(c)is not a correlation for a healthy weight.
(d)Hip to waist ratio is not indicative of healthy weight. There are many different body types and each has their own ratio that can exist at a healthy weight.
Therefore(d)is not a correlation for a healthy weight.

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To motivate yourself to stick to an exercise program:
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Which of the following precautions could help to prevent a serious sports injury from occurring?
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Which nutrient is the most important during exercise and exertion?
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Your younger brother Andre is hoping to get a starting position on his high school football team. Practices began in July. You are aware that a couple of other players have suffered heat-related incidents, but according to Andre, these players just weren't tough enough. What can you do to help your brother protect his health?
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Allison knows that exercise is good for her health, but she figures she can keep her weight down by dieting and worry about her heart and health when she gets older. "I look good. I feel okay. Why should I bother exercising?" she asks. What would you reply?
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Research is mixed on whether stretching can decrease delayed-onset muscle soreness. Do you think a placebo effect can occur in studies on exercise and training as it does in research on medications? Why or why not?
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A regular flexibility program provides which of the following benefits?
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The benefits of regular physical activity include
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Michael started a walking program two weeks ago. Which of these workouts would you recommend to him for aerobic exercise?
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Jessica takes a step aerobics class three times a week. Which component of physical fitness does her exercise routine emphasize?
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