KIN 140 Chapter 6: Communication and Sexuality - Quiz

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Simon Fraser University
Biomedical Physio & Kines
BPK 140
Diana Bedoya

Chapter 6 True/False 1. In Canada, more than 6 million people between the ages of 20 and 64 are overweight, and another 2.8 million are obese. This represents 47% of the Canadian adult population. ANSWER: T Highlights growing problem of obesity in Canada 2. Health Canada uses ideal-weight tables to help you determine if you weigh what you should. ANSWER: F Ideal-weight. tables have been replaced with BMI, waist circumference, and waist-to-hip ratio 3. The ‘average’ Canadian adult consumes 2921 Calories per day. ANSWER: T Stat from Canada and the World Backgrounder (2002) 4. Fat –and –fit adults who exercise regularly are at less risk of dying prematurely than leaner sedentary adults. ANSWER: T Speaks to the benefits of physical activity 5. 95% of adults who lose weight by ‘dieting’ keep it off long term. ANSWER: F It is the other way around – which speaks to the ineffectiveness of ‘diets’ Multiple Choice 1. Body Mass Index: a. is intended for use among Canadians age 18 and younger b. is used to identify weight-related health risks in populations and individuals c. is a ratio of weight to height, a mathematical formula that correlates with body muscle d. is particularly useful in calculating body mass in pregnant women ANSWER: B High BMI has been correlated to increased health risks 2. The following statement is true about how many calories we need: a. regardless of whether you consume fat, protein or carbohydrates, if you take in more calories that you use, your body will convert the excess to fat b. the number of calories needed is the same for every individual of the same gender, weight, and age c. a low active woman between 20-30 years old needs 2600-2800 calories a day d. all of the above statements are correct ANSWER: A Caloric intake, and not nutrient type is the most important factor in relation to weight gain 3. Health Canada’s guidelines define ‘obesity’ as: a. BMI of 25 and above b. BMI of 30 and above c. a waist to hip ratio of .9 for men and .8 for women d. none of the above ANSWER: B Standard for BMI as a marker of obesity 4. The Canadian obesity map for the years 1985-1998 indicate that: a. Quebec had the lowest percentage of obesity, followed by British Columbia b. both men and women lose weight as they grow older c. women with higher household incomes and more education are less likely to be overweight or obese d. men’s rates of overweight or obesity decreases with a rise in income ANSWER: C Socioeconomic status has an impact on obesity 5. The Dieticians of Canada, among other reputable professional organizations, does
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