Kinesiology Chapter 1
Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
Which of the following phrases best describes the authors’ view of the status of health education? Health education is
An emerging profession.
The body of knowledge, principles, and concepts used in health education/promotion come from a variety of disciplines. Which one of the following is not one the major disciplines supporting health education/promotion?
Which one of those below is not used to define a profession? A profession
Provides an income.
A professional prepared individual trained to use appropriate educational strategies and methods to facilitate the development of policies, procedures, interventions and systems conducive to the health of individuals, groups, and communities is known as a
During the 1850s to 1950s, the primary focus of the public health effort in the United States was to
Control infectious diseases.
The greatest potential for reducing morbidity, saving lives, and reducing health care costs in the United States through health promotion and disease prevention was realized by the
Which one of the following is not recognized as a dimension of health?
An approach to health that focuses on balancing the dimensions of a person’s life through the adoption of health enhancing behaviors is known as
Which of the following surveys utilizes a telephone interview to collect health data?
The National Health Interview Survey
Which of the following surveys collects health data about college students?
The National College Health Assessment
The federal government’s 1980 document that provided a blueprint of the health promotion and disease prevention strategy is known as
Promoting Health/Preventing Disease: Objectives for a Nation.
The number of deaths per 100,000 population is known as
The mortality rate.
A rate for a specific population subgroup (e.g. death rate for 40—50 year olds) is referred to as
The average number of years of life remaining is known as the
Which rate is the measure of premature mortality?
Years of Potential Life Lost [YPLL]
The primary difference between the health education/promotion profession and other helping professions in achieving the goals and objectives of the profession is
The use of the teaching-learning process by the health education/promotion profession.
The primary role of a health education specialist includes
Developing health education/promotion programs for the people they serve and evaluating health education/promotion programs.
Which of the following steps is generally found in most planning models?
The primary role of a health education specialist includes all of the following EXCEPT
According to the best available estimates, behavioral patterns impact what portion of the population’s early death?
According to the best available estimates, social circumstances impact what portion of the population’s early death?
The use of the DTP vaccine is an example of which level of prevention?
The use of condoms to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STI) is an example of which level of prevention?
Providing education to a diabetic on how to use his/her insulin is an example of which level of prevention?
Encouraging individuals to take a daily dose of aspirin to reduce the chance of a heart attack is an example of which level of prevention?
The use of a sports physical examination as a requirement to participate in high school athletics is an example of which level of prevention?
Which one of the following disciplines and professions was not identified by the authors as contributing to the principles and concepts of health education/promotion?
The Health Field Concept divides the health field into four elements. The four elements are
Human biology, environment, lifestyle, and health care organization.
The greatest importance of the Health Field Concept has been the
Focus on health promotion and disease prevention.
The focus of health promotion and disease prevention efforts should be directed toward
Modifiable risk factors.
What percentage of death could be prevented by controlling modifiable risk factors?
The interruption of the sequence of events to prevent an infection is descriptive of which of the following?
The Chain of Infection
The major components of this model include agent, host, and environment.
Communicable Disease Model
Which of the following disease models is most applicable to the prevention of chronic diseases?
Multicausation Design Model
The study of the distribution and determinants of diseases in a specific population.
The level of prevention that includes strategies designed to reduce the incidence of disease is called ________ prevention.
Screenings are used by which level of prevention?
Providing training or instructing patients on how to modify their diets and take their medications to prevent a second heart attack is an example of ________ prevention.
Which of the following is the best descriptor of the socio-ecological approach?
Behaviors are influenced by interdependent domains.
The first national document that presented a comprehensive national agenda for prevention presented objectives in three main areas. The areas include
Prevention services, health protection, and disease prevention.
Which of the following identify three levels used in the socio-ecological approach?
Intrapersonal, interpersonal, and organizational
Having the ability to understand and respect values, attitudes, beliefs, and mores that differ across cultures is a description of a ________.
Culturally competent person
The differences in health between populations is known as ________.