Health Vocabulary Chapters 5 and 6

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  1. violence
    physical force that is used to harm people of or damage property
  2. tolerance
    the ability to overlook differences and accept people for who they are
  3. bullying
    scaring or controlling another person by using threats or physical force
  4. negotiation
    a bargain or compromise for a peaceful solution to a conflict
  5. peer mediation
    a technique in which a trained outsider who is your age helps people in a conflict come to a peaceful resolution
  6. abuse
    physical or emotional harm to someone
  7. neglect
    the failure of a caretaker to provide for basic needs, such a food, clothing, or love
  8. domestic violence
    the use of force to control and maintain power over a spouse in the home
  9. hazing
    harassing newcomers to a group in an abusive and humiliating way
  10. sexual abuse
    any sexual act without consent
  11. incest
    sexual activity between family members who are not husband and wife
  12. sexual harassment
    any unwanted remark, behavior, or touch that has sexual content
  13. sexual assault
    any sexual activity in which force or the threat of force is used
  14. date rape
    sexual intercourse that is forced on a victim by someone the victim knows
  15. physical fitness
    the ability of the body to perform daily activities without getting out of breath, sore, or overly tired
  16. chronic disease
    a disease that develops gradually and continues over a long period of time
  17. health-related fitness
    fitness qualities that are necessary to maintain and promote a healthy body
  18. resting heart rate (RHR)
    the number of times the heart beats per minute while at rest
  19. target heart rate zone
    a heart rate range within which the most gains in cardiorespiratory health will occur
  20. FITT
    a formula made up of four important parts involved in fitness training: frequency, intensity, time, and type of exercise
  21. repetitions
    the number of times an exercise is performed
  22. set
    a fixed number of repetitions followed by a rest period
  23. dehydration
    a state in which the body has lost more water than has been taken in
  24. overtraining
    a condition that occurs as a result of exceeding the recommendations of the FITT formula
  25. dietary supplement
    any product that is taken by mouth and can contain a dietary ingredient and is also labelled as a dietary supplement
  26. anabolic steroid
    a synthetic version of the male hormone testosterone used for promoting muscle development
  27. sleep deprivation
    a lack of sleep
  28. circadian rhythm
    the body's internal system for regulating sleeping and waking patterns
  29. insomnia
    an inability to sleep, even if one is physically exhausted
  30. sleep apnea
    a sleeping disorder characterized by interruptions of normal breathing patterns during sleep
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Health Vocabulary Chapters 5 and 6
2013-03-19 08:56:42
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For test on 20 March 2013.
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