Fitness for Life

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Fitness for Life
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  1. The number one cause of death in the United States is_____.


    A. heart disease B. AIDS C. cancer D. accidents
    A. heart disease
  2. Which of the following is NOT considered a cardiovascular disease?


    A. arteriosclerosis
    B. hypertension
    C. diabetes
    D. Stroke
    C. diabetes
  3. How many of the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease can be modified by behavior?

    A. two
    B. three
    C. four
    D. five
    D. five
  4. Which of the following risk factors is considered a contributory risk factor for heart disease?

    A. hypertension
    B. smoking
    C. stress
    D. aging
    C. stress
  5. Which of the following is considered to be a major risk factor for heart disease?

    A. obesity
    B. diabetes
    C. high blood cholesterol
    D. all of the above
    D. all of the above
  6. Which of the following major risk factors for cardiovascular disease CANNOT be modified by behavior?

    A. physical inactivity
    B. smoking
    C. age
    D. hypertension
    C. age
  7. Regular aerobic exercise has been shown to modify risk factors for cardiovascular disease by increasing_____.

    A. percentage of body fat
    B. blood cholesterol
    C. blood pressure
    D. insulin sensitivity
    C. blood pressure
  8. At present, heart disease is responsible for _____ deaths in the United States.

    A. one out of every two
    B. one out of every three
    C. one out of every four
    D. one out of every five
    C. one out of every four
  9. Chest pain due to a reduction in blood flow to the heart is called____.

    A. a heart attack
    B. angina pectoris
    C. myocadial infarction
    D. none of the above
    A. a heart attack

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  10. Stroke is due to____.

    A. a blockage of a coronary artery
    B. a blockage of the aorta
    C. a blockage of blood flow to the brain
    D. none of the above
    C. a blockage of blood flow to the brain
  11. A physiological and mental response to something in your environment that makes you uncomfortable is defined as_____.

    A. a stressor
    B. stress
    C. eustress
    D. hypostress
    B. stress
  12. A factor that produces stress is called?

    A. eustress
    B. a stressor
    C. hypostress
    D. none of the above
    B. a stressor
  13. A potential negative health effect of stress is___.

    A. increased mental alertness
    B. lowered blood pressure
    C. lowered diseased resistance
    D. increased plasma volume
    C. lowered disease resistance

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