Questions posted in Health

Which one of the following tests is the most accurate way to assess abdominal endurance? A. Paced curl-up test B. Sit-up test C. Supine, straight-leg lift test D. Push-up test

Option b. Sit-up test

Curl up or crunch test it measures abdominal muscular strength and endurance of the abdominals and hip-flexors, important in back support and core stability.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:47 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:47 AM

Which one of the following clients requires medical clearance before beginning an exercise program? A. A female with a resting heart rate of 75 bpm B. A male with a fasting glucose reading of 80 mg/dL C. A male with a resting blood pressure reading of 180/110 mmHg D. A female with 25 percent body fat

The correct answer should be C. A male with a resting blood pressure reading of 180/110 mmHg

The other mentioned people have pretty common stats, while the third answer features a male who's blood pressure is much higher than usual.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:47 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:47 AM

Fungal infections mainly infect the __________. A. skin and lungs B. intestines and skin C. lungs and intestines D. blood and intestines

Fungal infection is infection caused by fungi mainly affect the skin and lungs. Fungis are microscopic living organisms living in soil, air, water, as well as in plants, animals and people. Fungal infection take hold in inside the body, in individual organs or throughoy the body. But mainly the infect the skin and lungs.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:47 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:47 AM

name two resources for coping available to a person infected with an STI

Usually it depends on the situation of the person that have STI or sexually transmitted Disease.
The government offers different help for those persons who have been a victim of the said Disease.
Here are two of them:
- They can seek medical help
_ They can seek counseling
With these two, they can be able to help themselves to counterattack the effects of this Disease.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:46 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:46 AM

Gradually increasing duration and intensity of activity is formally referred to as: A. progression B.specificity C. overload D. reversibility

It is referred to as progression

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:45 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:45 AM

What is a concussion and what are the symptoms to look for

A concussion, as found on Google, is a "temporary unconsciousness caused by a blow to the head.", which means a really hard hit to the head, and then a knock out or a blackout
Some symptoms that are usually associated with a concussion can be but are not limited to: headaches, memory loss (if severe), nausea, vomiting, slurred speech, confusion, and fatigue. There can also be sleep disturbances, sensitivity to any type of change, such as air or light, and disorders of the 5 senses (sound, sight, touch, smell, and taste).

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QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:45 AM

How much oils and fats in a healthy diet

Daily

Children =  3 - 4 teaspoons

Girls & Boys =  5 - 6 teaspoons

Women =  5 - 6 teaspoons (age dependent)

Men =  6 - 7 teaspoons (age dependent)

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:45 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:45 AM

The pressure of a new relationship may include all of the following EXCEPT: A. pressure to change B. hormone therapy C. time management issues D. pressure to become sexually active

The correct answer is B.

Certain pressures can come along with a new relationship for example the pressure to change - the other person might want you to change certain habits, time management issues - you may find that you need to juggle several things in your life now to accommodate a new relationship, pressure to become sexually active - the other person might want to engage in sexual activities that you might not be ready for yet or there might be pressure from your friends. Hormone therapy definitely has nothing to do with a new relationship.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:44 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:44 AM

How many chromosomes are contained in the nucleus of each cell in the human body

I believe your answer is 46.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:44 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:44 AM

The male and female gamete each contribute a ____ of the zygote's DNA material. a. fourth b. half c. third

B) Half. Each gamete provides one set of chromosomes, or DNA material. All zygotes have 2 sets of chromosomes, one-half from the mother's gamete (egg) and one-half from the father's gamete (sperm).

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:43 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:43 AM

What are factors that affect buying food at a grocery store?

Cultural factors, parental factors, mood, hunger cravings, health benefits, social setting, convenience, cost and allergies/intolerance are just some examples of factors that affect food purchases! Please let me know if you need any explanations! :)  

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:42 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:42 AM

Compare and contrast the curl-up and arm hang test and explain why different tests cannot be used interchangeably

The curl-up tests the strength and endurance of the abdominal muscles, while the arm hang tests the strength and endurance of the arm muscles. Since different muscle groups are developed and tested in different ways, tests for different groups cannot be used interchangeably because the results do not pertain to the same group of muscles.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:41 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:41 AM

How can the media negatively affect self-esteem?

Answer:

According to studies, social media affects directly self-esteem. Higher levels of loneliness, envy, anxiety, depression, narcissism and decreased social skills, are some of the effects that media has on people who spend to much time on it.

The comparison you consciously or unconsciously with "perfect" people is exhausting, because you will slowly being to try to live, dress and speak like them, but the reality is no one is that perfect.

Moreover, likes and follows are so desired that people do anything to get them. Experts assure that these actions trigger considerable levels of dopamine to the brain, giving a sense of wellness, that's why people desire likes so much.

Lastly, following all those trends, and "perfect" people, comparing with other lifes, all that will affect our self-esteem soon or later. Some people gets more arrogant and eccentric, others get depressed.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:40 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:40 AM

Jocelyn wants to get the lead part in the school play, but to practice her lines she has reduced her exercise schedule and delayed turning in homework. Which of the following might Jocelyn experience during her audition?

Because of her life choices, she might have an anxiety attack. That's because there would be a lot of stress coming form all sides since she would be pressured from school to keep up with her work, as well as pressured by her body because she would not be leading a healthy lifestyle. If these two combined with the stress from the audition, she might have an anxiety attack or a panic attack that may ruin everything for her, and depending on the severity might even lead to her going to a hospital.

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QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:40 AM

Females gains in body fat starting around puberty can result in a cycle of diminished physical fitness

Your answer will be false.

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QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:40 AM

Which of the following is a health problem associated with obesity in children? Risk of not being able to increase strength Risk of not being able to reduce their weight Risk of denser bones Risk of bone fractures

16.9 % of children and adolescents are considered Obese, that means with a body mass index (BMI) at or above the 95th percentile on the BMI for age growth chart.
Type 2 diabetes should be on this list. There is more children that suffer from obesity than ever before being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. But of the choices you gave im going with "Risk of bone fractures"

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:32 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:32 AM

All are true of the importance of Vitamin C to athletes EXCEPT that it helps repair broken down muscle tissue. plays a role in iron absorption. is a source of energy during anaerobic events. is responsible for the formation of certain hormones and neurotransmitters secreted during exercise.

All are true of the importance of Vitamin C to athletes except that it is not responsible for the formation of certain hormones and neurotransmitters secreted during exercise. Vitamin C is essential to us people because, it reduces and prevents scurvy and bad cholesterol development.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:31 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:31 AM

What are the features of general adaptation syndrome?

The three stages are the alarm stage, in which the body receives a burst of energy that is supposed to help to fight the stressor. The second is resistance, the actual fighting against the stressor, and the final is exhaustion. Which occurs after the stressor has been stopped, either negatively or positively for the unit defending itself.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:29 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:29 AM

The "set point" theory contends all BUT which one of the following: Our genes predispose a person to being lean or fat. The body has its own measures of regulating its fat stores. The body actively maintains a relatively constant weight. As the body ages, fat stores become less to match a body weight.

Answer:

The correct answer is - As the body ages, fat stores become less to match body weight.

Explanation:

A setpoint is theory explains that the body of every person has a range of weight and temperature which is determined genetically which is maintained by the body to remain at optimal health.

Its contents or include; the body has its own ways to maintain the fat it stores, and constantly maintain a relatively stable weight that determined by the predisposing genes.

Thus, the correct answer would be -  As the body ages, fat stores become less to match body weight.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:28 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:28 AM

Some research indicates that foods low to moderate on the Glycemic Index may be better food choices... in summer months. prior to an event because they will stay fresh longer. to heal injured muscles.

Answer:

Actually, the correct answer would be B.

Explanation:

Since low-GI foods are slower-absorbing, they would help give you energy throughout an exercise.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:28 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:28 AM

Larry is taking a walk in the park. The pollen in the air makes him sneeze constantly. What line of defense is his immune system exhibiting? A.) First line of defense B.) Second line of defense C.) Third line of defense D.) Fourth line of defense

Larry is taking a walk in the park. The pollen in the air makes him sneeze constantly. The line of defense that is his immune system exhibiting is that of "(A) first line of defense." There are only 3 lines of defense in the immune system. The first line of defense are a combination of physical and chemical barriers that prevent all types of foreign agents from penetrating the outer layer of the body. In this case, it is the nasal cavity.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:26 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:26 AM

How to get rid of bloat?

The technique in having a flat stomach or not getting bloated is in choosing what you eat. You only have to eat food that are rich in fiber and drink water as much as your body need. You also have to limit food that are rich in sodium, most likely these are the salty food that you eat.

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:23 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:23 AM

How do industry or external changes impact the things that you do personally

By exercising, i know people that like playing sports and exercising and also by keeping up with your health by watching what kinds of foods you eat

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:21 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:21 AM

Some actions people should take to avoid being tricked by health frauds.

Don't give out personal info to just anyone
Don't share SS (social security )
You have the right of hippa law so do t share your illness to just anyone ..,

ANSWERED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:20 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:20 AM

What is one likely outcome of eating more calories than you use? 1.)Reduced cancer risk 2.)Weight gain 3.)Weight loss 4.)Increased energy spikes

The correct answer is number 2 - the one lightly outcome of eating more calories than you use is likely to be weight gain. In the same way, the way in which an individual is able to achieve weight loss is through using more calories than they consume.

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QUESTION POSTED AT 21/01/2020 - 09:18 AM