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describe and give examples of different types of stress
eustress - positive (workingout, studying, raising children)
distress - negative (accidents, money, health,)
what are the different types of behavior patterns? describe characteristics.
Type A - goal oriented, stressed, controlling
Type B - calm, easy going, less stressed
describe 3 different relaxation techniques and how they are performed
progressive relaxation- tensing each muscle group for 3 seconds and then relaxing
meditation- taking quiet time and relaxing the body through mind and body relaxation
breathing - slow paced breathing through pursed lips
A MET is equivelent to how many ml/kg/min. what does it mean?
3.5 milliliters of oxygen per kilogram of body weight per minute
Metabolic Equivelent that represents the energy used while at rest
What is the key to successful weight management?
Monitor caloric intake
avoid automatic eating
Utilize smart goals - SMART (specific, measurable, acceptable, realistic, time sensitive)
What are smart goals?