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Health Class Review Terms


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Negotiating during conflict resolution
select a time and place suited to working out problems, work together toward a solution, keep an open mind, be flexible, take responsibility for your role in the conflict, give the other person an "out"
Effective way to control weight
Target your appropriate weight, set realistic goals, personalize your plan, put your goal and plan in writing, evaluate your progress
Effective ways to gain weight
increase your calorie intake, eat often and take second helpings, eat nutritious snacks, build muscle
Healthful way to lose weight
Eat 1700 to 1800 calories daily to meet your body's energy needs, include your favorites in moderation, eat a variety of low calorie, nutrient-dense foods, drink plenty of water
Fad diets
limit food variety, costly, fail to provide the body with nutrients it needs for health and growth, weight loss usually regained
Recommended caloric intake influenced by
gender, age, height, body frame, growth rate, metabolic rate, activity level
Muscle Strains
RICE- Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
Bone breaks
splint or immobilize the affected area
Sexual Harassment
is uninvited and unwelcome sexual conduct directed at another person. Forms of harassment are: words, jokes, gestures, or touching of a sexual nature. Can cause embarassment, emotional pain, and discomfort for the victim.
Disease caused by a virus, antibiotics do not work against viruses
aid the body's defenses
Live-virus Vaccines
Made from pathogens grown under special lab conditions to make them lose most of their disease- causing properties (ie mumps, measles, chicken pox)
Killed-virus vaccines
use inactive pathogens (ie flu shots, polio vaccine, hepatitis A, rabies)
inactive toxins from pathogens, ie tetanus and diptheria
New and second generation vaccines
being developed using new technologies, ie hepatitis B
uncontrollable growth of abnormal cells
Severe stress may lead to
headache, asthma, high blood pressure, weakened immune system
Warning signs for Heart Attack
pressure, fullness, squeezing, or aching in the chest area, discomfort spreading to the arms, neck, jaw, upper abdomen, and back, chest discomfort with shortness of breath, lightheadedness, sweating, nausea, and vomiting
Contraceptive foams, creams, jellies, suppositories should be
placed at the opening of the vagina
Hormonal contraceptives work by
preventing the release of the egg into the fallopian tube to begin menstruation
Oral contraception taken while smoking
Increase the female's risk of heart disease
Lunelle and Depo Provera are used
as a form of contraception to release the risk of pregnancy

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