Flashcards - Praxis Early Childhood Education: Health & Physical Education

Flashcards - Praxis Early Childhood Education: Health & Physical Education
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malnutrition
Malnutrition or malnourishment is a condition that results from eating a diet in which nutrients are either not enough or are too much such that the diet causes health problems
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Physical fitness
Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities
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organ system
A biological system is a complex network of biologically relevant entities
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integumentary
The integumentary system is the organ system that protects the body from various kinds of damage, such as loss of water or abrasion from outside
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integumentary
The integumentary system is the organ system that protects the body from various kinds of damage, such as loss of water or abrasion from outside
organ system
A biological system is a complex network of biologically relevant entities
Physical fitness
Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities
malnutrition
Malnutrition or malnourishment is a condition that results from eating a diet in which nutrients are either not enough or are too much such that the diet causes health problems
digestive
Digestion is the breakdown of large insoluble food molecules into small water-soluble food molecules so that they can be absorbed into the watery blood plasma
endocrine
The endocrine system refers to the collection of glands of an organism that secrete hormones directly into the circulatory system to be carried towards distant target organs
exercise
Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness
overload principle
Progressive overload is the gradual increase of stress placed upon the body during exercise training

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