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Factors Contributing to Overweight and Obesity Problems

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The amount of energy necessary to digest, absorb, and transport a certain type of food is known as the _____.

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1. How is sleep related to obesity?

2. Which of the following is NOT a controllable risk factor for obesity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this assessment to check your understanding of the influences of obesity and weight. It will ask students questions about controllable and uncontrollable factors of obesity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will challenge students to answer questions on the following material:

  • The energy needed for digestion and other functions
  • Caloric intake
  • Controllable risk factors
  • Uncontrollable risk factors

Skills Practiced

Students who take advantage of this quiz/worksheet will be improving these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most important information from the lesson on obesity and weight
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define many key terms surrounding obesity and weight
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between controllable and uncontrollable risk factors of obesity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding caloric intake

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, take a look at the accompanying lesson, Factors Contributing to Overweight and Obesity Problems. It will help you accomplish the following educational goals:

  • Identify the factors that can and cannot be controlled
  • Differentiate between positive and negative caloric balance
  • Understand the influences on weight and obesity
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