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Chapter 1. Making Personal Wellness Choices
This activity contains 25 questions.
The achievement of the highest level of health is known as:
There are _____ interconnected dimensions of wellness.
The ability to successfully interact with others is an example of which dimension of wellness?
Trying to develop a sense of life's purpose is an example of ___________ wellness.
Which dimension of wellness requires the development of self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-efficacy?
The years a person can expect to live without disability or major illness is known as:
Healthy Life Expectancy
Maximum Lifespan Potential
What is the leading cause of death among Americans of all ages?
Which country has the longest healthy life expectancy for males and females?
Life expectancy in the U.S. is ____ for males and ____ for females.
75 and 80
69 and 72
73 and 79
70 and 76
Which of the following are modifiable risk factors for heart disease?
Smoking and gender
Physical activity and obesity
Alcohol and genetics
Diet and age
Hypokinetic diseases are those diseases that can be triggered or worsened by:
High blood pressure
Too much fatty food
Too little physical activity
The transtheoretical model of behavior change:
Encourages changes initiated on the spur of the moment
Identifies different behavior change strategies based on personality types
Sees change as a singular event
Utilizes a series of mental and emotional stages over a period of time
In what stage of the transtheoretical model do people realize they have a problem?
Knowing he lacked adequate sleep, Carlos has recently made some changes in his schedule to allow him to get 8 hours of sleep every night. He has been able to stick to this behavior change for the last month. What stage of change is he in?
Approximately what percentage of adults in the United States is obese?
What is the correct order of the stages of the transtheoretical model of behavior change?
Preparation, Precontemplation, Contemplation, Action, Maintenance, Termination
Action, Precontemplaiton, Contemplation, Preparation, Maintenance, Termination
Preparation, Precontemplation, Contemplation, Termination, Action, Maintenance
Precontemplation, Contemplation, Preparation, Action, Maintenance, Termination
The degree to which you believe in your own ability to achieve something is:
Carlos feels that the reason he doesn't get enough sleep is because his girlfriend always calls him late at night. This is an example of:
Internal locus of control
External locus of control
Which of the following is an example of countering?
Allowing yourself a piece of chocolate after not eating any all week
Cutting down your chocolate consumption a little each day until you are no longer consuming it
Avoid passing by the candy bar dispenser on your way to class
Carrying healthy snacks with you so you avoid chocolate consumption when hungry
The "S" in the SMART goal system stands for:
Which of the following do Americans tend to lack in their diet?
Research has indicated that high levels of unrelieved stress can lead to:
Journaling can be helpful for behavior change because it can help you:
Point out failures
Record feelings about progress
Create a timeline
Make changes more gradual
For someone who is trying to stop drinking alcohol, avoiding the bar scene is an example of:
Controlling the environment
A formal document that clarifies the goals and steps you plan to take to change a current habit is called:
Behavior change contract
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