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Health Mid-Term

A state of well-being or balanced health over a long period of time Wellness
The combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well being Health
The beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people Culture
All the living and non-living things around you Environment
Taking steps to avoid something Prevention
The passing of traits from parents to their biological children Heredity
The conscious, active choice not to participate in high risk behaviors Abstinence
Taking action in support of a cause Advocacy
The process of making a choice or solving a problem Decision Making
The beliefs that guide the way a person lives Values
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart to various parts of the body Artery
Blood vessels that carry blood from all parts of the body back to the heart Veins
Tiny blood vessels that carry blood to and from almost all body cells and connect arteries and veins Capillary
The number of days you work out each week Frequency
The ability to move joints fully and easily through a full range of motion Flexibility
The framework of bones and other tissues that supports the body Skeletal System
A type of connecting tissue that holds bones to other votes at the joint Ligaments
The places where two or more bones meet Joints
Rhythmic, moderate-to-vigourious activity that uses large amounts of oxygen and works the heart and lungs Aerobic
Intense physical activity that builds muscle but doesn't use large amounts of oxygen Anaerobic
Substances the body uses to form healthy bones and teeth, keep blood healthy, and keep the heart and other organs working properly Minerals
Compounds that help to regulate body processes Vitamins
The starches and sugars found in food Carbohydrates
The nutrient group used to build and repair cells Protein
A complex carbohydrates that the body cannot break down or use for energy Fiber
An eating disorder in which a person strongly fears gaining weight and starves him or herself Anorexia
An eating disorder in which a person repeatedly eats large amounts of food and then purges Bulimia
The waxy, fat-like substance that the body uses to build cells and make other substances Cholesterol
The group of organs that works together to break down foods into substances that your cells can use Digestive System
Fats that are usually liquid at room temperature Unsaturated Fats
A hormone that increases the level of sugar in the blood, giving your blood extra energy Adrenaline
Sources of stress Stressor
The ability to handle situations successfully Coping
Stress that prevents you from doing what you need to do stress that causes you discomfort Distress
Stress that makes you reach your goal Eustress
The ability to recover from problems or loss Resilient
A combination of your feelings, likes, dislikes, attitudes, abilities, and habits Personality
Tiredness Fatigue
Feeling very hopeless, helpless, worthless, guilt, and extreme sadness Depression
Identifying with and sharing another person feelings Empathy
Expressing feelings, thoughts, or experiences with words, either by speaking,or writing Verbal
Postures, gestures and facial expressions Body Language
When both sides of a conflict agree to give up something to reach a solution that safeties everyone Compromise
The sense of what to do or say to avoid offending others Tact
Getting messages across without using words Non-Verbal
The physical, emotional, or mental mistreatment of another person Abuse
A type of violence in which one person uses threats, taunts, or violence to intimidate another again and again Bully
A negative and unjustly formed opinion Prejudice
The process of talking directly to another person to resolve a conflict Negotiation
Resolving conflicts by using another person or persons to help reach a solution that is acceptable to both sides Mediation
Created by: gabriellematzell