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Athena Study Stack

What does ATHENA stand for? Athletes Targeting Healthy Exercise & Nutrition Alternatives.
What is normal in a female's adolescence? An increased body weight of 20 or 30 pounds and an increase in body fat percentage.
Does alcohol dehydrate the body? Yes.
What are the three major nutrients? Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.
What are some good examples of protein? Chicken, turkey, fish, beef, pork, eggs, dairy products, beans, tofu, soy milk, grains, and nuts.
Females need to eat around _ grams of protein for each pound of body weight daily. 0.8
What does marijuana do to you when you are competing in a sport? It makes you less competitive.
Do stimulants such as cocaine, methamphetamines, amphetamines, and diet pills make you more or less alert? More.
Does taking anabolic steroids have more positive or negative effects? Negative. (Deepened voice, severe acne, balding, agressiveness, stopping of bone growth, infections from sharing needles, irregular periods, Hepatitis, liver damage, and shrinkage of breasts)
Why do our bodies need protein? To repair and build muscles.
What does calcium strengthen? Bones, ligaments, and tendons.
How much calcium should young women athletes consumer each day? 1300 milligrams (a little over 4 cups of milk)
What is a huge contributor to the success of an athlete? The right mental attitude.
What makes you have a high heart rate? Diet pills and cocaine.
What kind of meal do you want before a work out? A high carbohydrate meal.
After a workout, what is an example of a good meal? A tuna sandwich.
True or false: Keeping track of your mood and fun activities is proven to reduce feelings of depression among teens. True.
Are ads for drugs and alcohol very realistic? No.
What percent of adults don't drink? 70%
How should you start your weight training? First start with a light weight (ex. 5 lbs.) for more repetitions.
Can you lift weights everyday and gain muscle? No. Your muscles need at least one day of rest.
What are the benefits of weight training? It can cause muscles to become stronger without increasing muscle size, increases muscle tone and definition, can increase a woman's self-confidence, and can cause bones to store more calcium and get stronger.
What are the benefits of eating breakfast? It boosts your metabolism and helps you think better.
If you don't eat breakfast, do you burn fewer or more calories? Fewer. Your metabolism slows down and your body stops making muscle.
Where are there no carbohydrate stores? In nerves.
If you eat breakfast, it's proven that students __ ___ _ ___. do better on tests.
What should you focus on to improve your game? Positive thoughts.
What should you do after completing an "unfun" task? Reward yourself.
What reason is there to smoke? It decreases appetite.
What are the reasons not to smoke? It can cause lung cancer, shortness of breath, yellows teeth, harms lungs, and it is expensive.
What is one reason you should not use diet pills or take laxatives? Causes constipation.
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