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University of Ottawa
HSS1101
Determinants of Health
Winter 2018
Term Test 2
Professor: James Gomes
Exam Guide

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Table of content:
-Chapter 6: Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance
-Chapter 6: Body Image
-Chapter 12: Reducing Risk for Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
-Chapter 9: Diabetes and Recognizing Use, Misuse, Abuse, and Addiction to
Drugs and Behaviours

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Chapter 6: Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance
Overweight and Obesity
Overweight: bodyweight greater than “expected” for specific height
Obesity: excessive accumulation of “body weight
Health risks associated with obesity:
Atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, hypertension
Cancer, Type 2 diabetes, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis
Determining the Right “Weight” for You
Body Mass Index (BMI): weight-to-height ratio
BMI = (weight in kg)/(height in m2)
BMI = [(weight in lb)/(height in in2)] x 705
Adults’ BMI classification:
Less than 18.5 = underweight
18.5-24.9 = healthy weight
Greater than 25 = overweight
Greater than 30 = obese (three classes of obesity)
Genetics: women average higher non-lean tissue than men
Assessing Your Body Fat Content
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA)
Hydrostatic Weighing
Skinfold Measurements
Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA)
Managing Your Weight
Keeping Weight Loss in Perspective
Calorie counting: 1 kg fat = 9,000 calories
Lifelong approach: healthy eating, physical activity, social support
Physical Activity
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