Study Guide Exam II [030910]

Study Guide Exam II [030910] - Health Psychology 465...

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Health Psychology 465 Instructor: Dr. Dawn Wilson STUDY GUIDE: EXAM 2 Chapter 4- Health Enhancing Behaviors 1. Define aerobic exercise and contrast it with isokinetic exercise. 2. Summarize the benefits of aerobic exercise. 3. Describe the typical aerobic exercise prescription. 4. Compare and contrast exercise and stress. 5. Describe the effects of exercise on psychological health and on stress management. 6. Summarize the individual characteristics associated with adherence to exercise regimens. 7. Summarize the characteristics of the setting associated with adherence to exercise regimens. 8. Summarize the characteristics of intervention associated with adherence to exercise regimens. 9. Describe the role of accidents as a major cause of death and injury in adults and children. 10. Describe the role of motorcycle and automobile accidents as a major cause of death, and describe the effectiveness of strategies designed to increase seat belt usage and safety-related behavior. 11. Describe the process of breast self-examination and the factors that affect whether a woman will practice breast self-examination. 12. Describe strategies designed to increase the frequency of breast self-examination and their effectiveness. 13. Describe the nature of breast cancer and the role of mammography in detecting cancer. 14. Describe the problem of adherence to mammography recommendations and strategies for increasing women’s use of mammography. 15. Describe the nature of testicular cancer, the role of testicular self-examination in detecting cancer, and the effectiveness of strategies designed to increase the frequency of testicular self-examination. 16. Describe the nature of skin cancer and strategies designed to increase the use of sunscreen. 17. Explain the health risks associated with a poor diet. 18. Discuss the problems associated with modifying diet for health purposes. 19. Describe the nature and effectiveness of dietary intervention programs.
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20. Define obesity and explain why it is a health risk. 21. Describe the factors associated with obesity and the relationship between stress and eating. 22. Describe the nature of the treatment of obesity in the United States.
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PYSC 465 taught by Professor Wilson during the Spring '10 term at South Carolina.

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