1. Life-maintaining activities of the body cells are dependent on nutrition. Each nutient has a specific function. The quanitity of food supply to the tissues determines the efficiency of the tissue functioning.
    relate the next 3 questions to these nutritional principles
  2. The most rapid way to reduce caloric intake is to:
    • reduce fat
    • the energy value is 9 calories per gram for fats and 4 calories per gram for carbohydrates and proteins
  3. Which of the following statements is a misonception?

    D. vitamins are only effective when combined with balanced nutrients, otherwise they are simply excreted through the digestive track.
  4. A person is described as "wasting away" because of rapid weight loss. What assumptions can be made?
    • proteins ar being used as the primary caloric source.
    • When calories are not available from fat and carbohydrate metabolism, the body will use proteins for the primary source of calories.
  5. If a person has a torn ligament of the radius you would expect:
    Inability to rotate the wrist.
  6. If the tibia is broken, one would expect restricted movement of the:
  7. The role of vitamin D in growth and development of bone is est described as:
    promoting Ca absorbtion
  8. The arrangements of fibers within a muscle:
    determines the capacity of forceful contraction.
  9. How does the integumentary system work with the digestive system?
    The digestive system provides nutrients for the integumentary system
  10. The reproductive system works with other organ systems by:
    influence bone growth and form
  11. Removes nitrogen-containing wastes from the body
    urinary system
  12. waterproofs the body
    integumentary system
  13. supplies the body with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide
    respiratory system
  14. supplies the body cells with oxygen and nutrients and remove wastes
    cardiovascular system
  15. directs bodily difenses against external stimuli
    nervous system
  16. regulates heart and breathing rates
    nervous system
  17. releases hormones that influence strength
    endocrine system
  18. transform vitamin D into a useful form
    urinary system
  19. regulates electrolye balance
    urinary system
  20. regulates re-absorption of water and electrolytes
    endocrine system
  21. serves as mineral storage
    skeletal system
  22. releases heat built up by the muscular system
    integumentary system
  23. provides motion
    muscular system
  24. provides nutrients for the body and removes wastes
    digestive system
  25. transports hormones throughout the body
    cardiovascular system
  26. controls function of the pituitary gland
    nervous system
  27. underlies aggressive behavior in the brain
    reproductive system
  28. absorbs vitamin D from the external environment
    integumentary system
  29. regulates muscle growth
    reproductive system
  30. peristalsis propels food through the digestive sysem by contraction of which muscle type?
  31. what substance is absorbed in the small intestine?
  32. regulates blood pressure
    is controlled by the nervous system
  33. protection for the brain?
    skull, cerebrospinal fluid, blood-brain barrier
  34. which characteristic is common to both the conduction of nerve impulses and the conduction of an electrical current?
    charge affected by positive and negative ions
  35. If the mitral valve was prolapsed (had fallen or slipped from its usual position), which problem should you anticipate?
    backup of blood in the left atrium
  36. the relationship between the inferior vena cava and the aorta is the:
    vena cava is on the opposite side of the aorta
  37. which type of tissue would you find in the heart?
    connective and cardiac muscle
  38. the pulmonary artery is to the left ventricle
    superior or above
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