71.Which of the following methods measures body density by first : 1401620
71.Which of the following methods measures body density by first weighing an individual on land and then weighing him/her again while submerged in water?
a.air displacement plethysmography
b.dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
72.Which of the following methods assesses body fat by examining the thickness of a fold of body tissue on the arm, below the shoulder blade and in other areas of the body?
a.dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
c.air displacement plethysmography
73.A graph of the relationship between mortality (left axis) and body mass index is shaped like a(n)
74.A known health risk for being underweight includes which of the following?
d.increased cancer-induced wasting
75.In terms of preventable illnesses and early deaths, where does obesity rank?
76.The risks for dying prematurely are doubled when the body mass index first rises above what value?
77.Central obesity and weight gains of more than how many kg during early and middle adulthood correlate with increased disease risks?
78.Which of the following is a health risk associated with excessive body fat?
79.Ben is worried that his family history of heart disease and his BMI of 28 are putting him at very high risk for developing cardiovascular disease. What would a clinician advise Ben to help lower his risk?
a.Take steps to raise the LDL and lower the HDL.
b.Consider liposuction surgery for removing extra abdominal fat.
c.Lose weight as it can lower both blood cholesterol and blood pressure.
d.Obtain genetic testing to determine the exact percent chance of developing cardiovascular disease.
80.Why is chronic inflammation a concern for overweight and obese individuals?
a.It increases the risk for obesity by 50 percent.
b.It promotes the development of metabolic syndrome.
c.It is commonly found in people with a BMI less than 24.
d.It enhances insulin sensitivity leading to periodic bouts of hypoglycemia.