Endocrine System

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rnelson3201
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Endocrine System
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2013-02-25 16:24:09
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Chapter 2 NASM endocrine system
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  1. Control of blood glucose is regulated by the
    pancreas
  2. Helps regulate energy and glucose metabolism in the body. Lowers glucose levels.
    Insulin
  3. Insulin is produced in the:
    pancreas
  4. The hormone that raises blood sugar
    Glucagon
  5. Glucagon is secreted by the:
    pancreas
  6. During exercise cells become more sensitive to insulin so insulin levels:
    drop
  7. During exercise the glucagon seretion by the pancreas:
    increases
  8. For activity the Hypothalamus triggers the adrenal gland to secrete more:
    epinephrine (adrenaline)
  9. tissue building
    anabolic
  10. tissue breakdown
    catabolic
  11. catabolic hormone secreted by the adrenal glands that helps to break down carbohydrates, fats and protein
    cortisol
  12. growth hormone is released by the
    pituitary gland
  13. growth hormone is regulated by the
    hypothalamus
  14. the thyroid gland releases hormones that primarily affect
    metabolism

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