Health and Fitness in Middle Adulthood


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A disease caused by the reproduction of abnormal cells in the body is called:

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1. Which of the following does NOT increase a person's risk of cardiovascular disease?

2. Jenny is very competitive and driven to achieve great things. She is most likely a _____ personality.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These learning tools will help you to assess your understanding of health risks in middle adulthood. Some of the things you'll need to know for the quiz include toxic traits and an alternate term for heart disease.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The practice questions will ask you about the following:

  • Name for the disease involving reproduction of abnormal cells
  • Another name for heart disease
  • Personality type marked by being competitive and driven
  • Laid-back personality type
  • Toxic traits

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as cancer and toxic traits
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the difference between Type A and Type B personalities
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding health and fitness in middle adulthood

Additional Learning

To learn more about physical fitness in middle age, review the related lesson called Health and Fitness in Middle Adulthood. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss aging during the middle adulthood stage of life
  • Identify two diseases prevalent in middle adulthood
  • Learn how physical fitness can reduce the risk of disease
  • Analyze how toxic traits can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Differentiate between Type A and B personalities