Health Chapter 1 Review, Health Chapter 1 Vocabulary

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Life expectancy
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The number of years that a person can expect to live is called
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You can recognize good physical health by seeing a person’s high energy levels. Mental health can be recognized by a strong sense of purpose. Emotional health can be recognized by seeing a person feeling well in terms of reactions and emotional responses. And social health can be seen by supportive relationships.
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Describe ways to recognize good physical health, mental health, emotional health, and social health.
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Two behaviors that could move you toward wellness on the health continuum are choosing not to do drugs and exercising daily.
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List two behaviors that could move you toward wellness on the health continuum.
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You have more control over risk factors in behavior. Behavioral risk factors include your levels of physical activities, the amount of food you intake, or your choice in friends. Meanwhile, environmental risk factors can’t really be controlled since you can’t control the changing of the seasons or the deterioration of a home.
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Do you think that you have more control over risk factors in your environment or behavioral risk factors? Explain.
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A short-term consequence of eating a high-fat diet is the energy you gain from the food. A long-term consequence is the amount of fat you’ve taken in that can be detrimental to your physical health.
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What is one possible short-term consequence of eating a high-fat diet? What is a possible long-term consequence?
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advocacy
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When you try to influence decisions others make about health, what skill are you using?
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Reducing risky behaviors increases the likelihood of people achieving a greater age. And also by reducing the risky behaviors, people can become closer since there are no differences to divide them in terms of health.
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How does a focus on reducing risky health behaviors help the nation to achieve the broad goals of Healthy People 2010?
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Gaining awareness means to be capable of acknowledging and recognizing the signs of a disease. Gaining knowledge means to know the symptoms and cures of a disease.
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Explain what it means to gain awareness and to gain knowledge about a health problem.
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advertising
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A flyer announcing the opening of a health food store is an example of
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You could ask for references and ask what kind of education they received and if they have the required degree or license.
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What questions could you ask to find out if a person who runs a gym is qualified?
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Two reliable sources could be a doctor and pharmacist because they are both people that have a background in medical areas. A poor source would be an engineer since they are more qualified for mechanics rather than medicine.
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List two reliable sources and one poor source of health information. Explain your choices.
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Three ways that government agencies protect consumers are by testing products before they are sold to consumers, taking action against quackery, and removing unsafe products from the marketplace.
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Describe three ways that government agencies protect consumers.
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health
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The overall well-being of your body , mind, and your relationships with other people.
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life expectancy
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The number of years a person can expect to live.
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quality of life
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The degree of total satisfaction that a person gets from life.
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goal
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A result that a person aims for and works hard to reach.
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physical health
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The aspect of health that refers to how well your body functions. When you are physically healthy, you have enough enervy to carry out everyday tasks.
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mental health
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The state of being comfortable with yourself, with others, and with you surroundings.
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emotional health
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The aspect of health that refers to how you react to events in your life. You are emotionally healthy when the feelings you experience are appropriate responses to events.
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social health
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The aspect of health that refers to how well you get along with others.
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continuum
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A gradual progression through many stages between one extreme and another.
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wellness
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A state of high-level health.
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heredity
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All the traits that are passed from parent to child; the biological process of passing on, or transmitting those traits.
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gender
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A term that refers to whether you are male of female.
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environment
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All of the physical and social conditions that surround a person and can influence that person’s health.
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culture
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Beliefs and patterns of behavior that are shared by a group of people and passed from generation to generation.
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media
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Forms of communication that provide news and entertainment.
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habit
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A behavior that is repeated so often that it becomes almost automatic.
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risk factor
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Any action or condition that increases the likelihood of injury, disease, or other negative outcome.
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prevention
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Taking action to avoid disease, injury, and other negative outcomes.
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values
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The standards and beliefs that are most important to you.
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action plan
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A series of specific steps you can take to achieve a goal.
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advocacy
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The use of communication to influence and support others in making positive health decisions.
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health literacy
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The ability to gather, understand, and use health information to improve one’s health.
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consumer
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Someone who buys products or services for personal use.
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warranty
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An offer to repair or replace a product if there is a problem with the product.
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advertising
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The public promotion of a product of service.
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fraud
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An illegal act that involves telling lies to obtain money or property.
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quackery
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The selling of useless medical treatments or products.
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1. life expectancy 2. quality of life
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Two factors that can be used to evaluate health are _____ _______ and _______ ____ ________.
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1. Physical health 2. Mental health & emotional health 3. Social health
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The aspects of health that are important for overall well-being are ______________, _________ and ___________,and ___________.
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Health continuum
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Many of the choices you make on a daily basis affect where you are on the __________ _____________.
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heredity, environment, media, technology, health care, and behavior
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What factors influence health?
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1. consider both, the long term and short term consequences 2. Decide whether you can control the risk factor 3. Analyze the possible benefits and the risk of a decision
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What should you do when you evaluate a risk factor?
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1. increase the years of healthy lives for each American 2. eliminate differences in health based on race, ethnic group, or income
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What are the broad goals of Healthy People 2010?
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cost, warranty, safety, and consumer testing
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before buying a product, what should you consider?
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the source of the information
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to evaluate health information, you need to evaluate ____ _______ __ ___ ________.
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NOOOOOOOOOOOO .
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do ads provide the information you need to make wise choices?

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