Glossary of Health Final 2006

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What is Health?
The overall physical, social, and mental well being
Wellness is...
Total Health
What is Health Education
Providing Accurate Health Information
Cumulative Risks are...
Risks that add up
Choosing to say no (usually sex or alcohol)
Risk Behaviors
Actions that affect your health
What is the Health Continuum
shows health measured on a scale
lifestyle factors...
habits that are a factor to your health.
What are some Influences on your health
Friends, Family, Media
Health Skills
Life Skills
interpersonal communications are
exchange of thoughts and feelings
Refusal Skills
saying no
Decision Making Skills
Steps that help you make good decisions.
Action Plan
Multistep strategy to identify and acheive your goal.
2 Different Types of Goals
Short term and Long Term
Physical Activity
Any movement that uses energy
Little activity
Energy used form food
Long exercises...usually works large muscles
Short periods of working out
Benefits of physical activity
lose weight, low cholesterol, low blood level
ways to measure body composition
step test, curl ups, arm hang
Basics of Physical Activity Program
Overload, Progression, Specifity
F.I.T.T. Principle
Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type
Types of Activity Programs
Anaerobic, Aerobic, Sedentary
Unites used to measure engergy in food
how many calories are in 1 gram?
4 Calories
Substances in food used to help the body grow and repair itself
Natural Physical Drive that protects you from starvation
Fatty substance that doesn't dissolve in water
Influences on food choices
emotions, Friends Family Enviroment, appetite
Different Nutrients are...
Carbs, Water, Protiens, Fats, vitamins, and Minerals
Purpose of Fiber is
To move waste
Purpose of Protein
build cells and tissues and make enzymes
Types of protiens
Complete and Incomplete
Purpose of Fats..
transport vitamins to bloodstream
Cholesterol does waht?
Circulates the bloodstream
Vitamins Types-
Water Soluble, Fat Souluble
Purpose of vitamins
Help Regulate vital body functions
Purpose of water
Vital for every body function
Purpose of minerals
Form healthy bones and teeth
Some eating disorders are...
Bulimia, Annorexia, Binge Eating
Purpose of Testes
Produce Sperm
Purpose of Scrotum
Protects Testes
Diseases of the male reproductive system
Graves Diease, Foiterm Diabetes in the sac
Female Reproductive System Diseases
TSS, PMS, Cramps
Opening to the uterus
Passageway that extends from the uterus to the outside of body
Hollow Organ
3-8 weeks pregnant
After 8th week pregnant
Stages of birth
Dilation, baby, umbilical cord
Addictive Drug
drug that speeds you up
Slows you down
Mainstream smoke
smoke exhaled from smoker
Side stream smoke
smoke from the cigarette
Binge Drinking
Drinking 5 or more drinks at 1 setting
Alcohol Abuse
Excessive alcohol drinking
Factors taht Effect short term drinking
Body Size, Gender, Food, Amount and rate of intake
Blood Alcohol Level
Effects of Alcohol Poisoning
coma, vomiting, seizures, irregular heartbeat, hypothermia, low body temp, dehydration
Factors that Influence Alcohol Abuse
Peer pressure, Family, Media messages
effects of drinking while Pregnant
FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) and other birth defects
Stages of Alcoholism
1 Abuse
2 Dependance
3 Addiction
Drugs used to treats other diseases or conditions
substancesused other than food that change or alter the fuction of body of mind
Prep inroducted into the body to stimulate immune resonse
Fight pathogens
Synergistic Effect
Greater Affect
anogonistic interacion
canceled or reduced medicine
Psychological dependence
in the persons mind
body need for drug
Pot, Weed, Grass, HAsh
Factors that Effect short term drinking
Body Size, Gender, Food, Amount and rate of intake
effects of dirnking while Pregnant
FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) adn other birth defects
Some Stimulants are...
Cocaine, Crack Amphetamines, Methamphetamine
Barbiturates, Tranquilizers, Rohypnol, GHB
Opium, Morphine, Herion, codeine
PCP LSD Ecstasy
Diseases in which many people in the same place are affected

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