1) A body weight that exceeds 100% of the : 1201282.
1) A body weight that exceeds 100% of the normal standard for a given height is called
C) morbid obesity.
D) severe obesity.
2) Which of the following does NOT define a “healthy body weight?”
A) a weight appropriate for your age and physical development
B) a weight compatible with normal blood pressure, lipid levels, and glucose tolerance
C) a weight that is acceptable to you
D) a weight that is acceptable to society
3) Body mass index (BMI) is BEST described as
A) the percentage of an individual’s body weight as compared to a reference standard.
B) an individual’s body density squared.
C) a ratio of an individual’s fat tissue to their lean tissue mass squared.
D) a ratio of an individual’s body weight to their height squared.
4) Research studies have shown that the risk for developing type 2 diabetes and hypertension begins to increase at a BMI greater than
A) 24 kg/m2.
B) 30 kg/m2.
C) 35 kg/m2.
D) 40 kg/m2.
5) Serena is 5’8″ tall and weighs 180 pounds. Serena’s BMI indicates that she is
B) at a healthy weight.
6) A limitation in using the body mass index is that it
A) is difficult to determine.
B) does not take body composition into account.
C) is not a good indicator of health risks.
D) is not accurate when used on women.
7) An apple-shaped fat pattern increases a person’s risk for which kind of disease?
8) In men, a waist-to-hip ratio higher than what is associated with an increased risk for chronic disease?
9) Which of the following correctly describes the energy balance equation?
A) energy consumed minus energy expended
B) energy expended minus energy consumed
C) energy expended plus energy consumed
D) energy consumed equals energy expended
10) Lance would like to lose two pounds a week. If his present energy intake is 4,200 kcal a day and his energy expenditure does not change, how many kilocalories should he consume each day to achieve his goal?