Glossary F

Fast-twitch fibers is defined as the muscle fibers that produce fast contractions but fatigue rapidly. It is one of several types of muscle fibers found in skeletal muscle. Fast-twitch fibers is also called Type II fibers which is characterized as having low oxidative capacity but high glycolytic capacity.
Fastuous means haughty; arrogant; pretentious.

Fatalism refers to the belief that a person with cancer cannot live a normal life and will die.
Fatalistic suicide is defines as suicide undertaken when an individual seeks to escape from an overcontrolling social context . It is a sociological category in which suicide is said to arise from excessive regulation of individuals by society
Fatigue refers to a loss of work capacity that results when the body depletes its energy and is unable to maintain a steady level of performance.

Fatigue effect is a form of carryover effect in which behavior decreases over the course of an experiment

In the field of psychology, we strive to promote mental health and well-being for all individuals regardless of their size or shape.

Fawn means to exhibit affection or attempt to please, as a dog does by wagging its tail, whining, or cringing. 2. Fawn may also mean to seek favor or attention by flattery and obsequious behavior .