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Human performance

  • Word
  • Attention
    the ability or power to concentrate on something
  • Barotrauma
    pain caused by the expansion and contraction, due to outside pressure changes of air trapped in the cavities of the body
  • Behaviour
    the way that somebody behaves
  • Blood Pressure
    the pressure of blood as it travels around the body
  • Body Mass Index
    a measure of any excess fatty tissue in the body
  • Breath
    inhalation and exhalation of air
  • Cooperation
    an act of working together for a common purpose
  • Decision making
    the process of deciding about something important
  • Disease
    an illness affecting humans, animals or plants, often caused by infection
  • Distress
    a personal worry or anxiety
  • Drug
    a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of disease
  • Fatigue
    physical or mental tiredness resulting from exertion
  • Fear
    a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain
  • Health
    the condition of a person’s body or mind
  • Heart Attack
    a situation in which the heart stops working correctly
  • Hypertension
    high blood pressure
  • Hypoxia
    a medical condition in which not enough oxygen is supplied to the body
  • Insomnia
    Inability to gain sufficient sleep
  • Knowledge
    familiarity, awareness or understanding gained through experience or study
  • Memory
    the mental ability of remembering and recalling past events or information
  • Miscommunication
    failure to communicate ideas or intentions successfully
  • Nap
    a short sleep
  • Overconfidence
    the quality of having an unrealistically high opinion of one’s own judgment, ability
  • Perception
    the active process through which people use knowledge and understanding of the world to interpret sensations as meaningful experiences
  • Relationship
    a natural or logical association between things
  • Risk
    the possibility of suffering harm or injury, danger
  • Stress
    a worried, anxious and tired state
  • Symptom
    a sign or indication of something, possibly a problem
  • Tolerance
    an allowable variation in something which can be measured