Presentation on theme: "Your Health and Wellness Ch. 1. What does health mean? Is the combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Striving to be the best."— Presentation transcript:
What does health mean? Is the combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Striving to be the best you can be at any given time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QlvQC4 MXxs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QlvQC4 MXxs
What does wellness mean? An overall state of well-being, or total health
Where do you think you are on the health continuum right now? Why?
Lifestyle Factors 8-10 hours of sleep each night Starting each day with a healthy breakfast Eating a variety of nutritious foods each day Being physically active for at least 20 minutes a day, three or more days a week Maintaining a healthy weight Avoid tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs Abstaining from sexual activity before marriage Managing stress Maintaining positive relationships Practice safe behaviors to prevent injuries
What is the key to your wellness?? Prevention Prevention is practicing health and safety habits to remain free of disease and injury
Healthy Education The providing of accurate health information to help people make healthy choices http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9hCjn8g r7Y http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9hCjn8g r7Y
Healthy People 2010 Nationwide health promotion and disease prevention plan designed to serve as a guide for improving the health of all people in the United States.
Healthy People 2010 Goals Increase quality and years of healthy life for all Americans and remove health differences that result from factors such as gender, race, education, disability, and location.
Roles Individual-make informed decisions, master skills that enable you to apply your decisions, access reliable health care information and services, and promote the health of others. Families-parents and guardians teach their children the values and skills necessary to maintain good health. Communities-provide health services and offer behavior-changing classes such as tobacco- cessation programs. Ensure safe environment
Health Literacy Refers to a person’s capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services and use these resources to promote his or her health and wellness.
Health-Literate Person Critical thinker and problem solver Responsible, productive citizen Self-directed learner Effective communicator
Three Elements of Health Physical Mental/Emotional Social Health
Health influences Heredity-all the traits that were biologically passed on to you from your parents Environment-sum of your surroundings, including your family, your neighborhood, your school, your job, and your life experiences. Peers-people of the same age who share similar interests. Culture-collective beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group. Media-various methods of communicating information
Risk Behaviors Actions that can potentially threaten your health or the health of others. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDffmOSV nBM&list=PLD5EB8A57DFF9BD3D&index=8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDffmOSV nBM&list=PLD5EB8A57DFF9BD3D&index=8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWWSMi Bag1k&list=PLD5EB8A57DFF9BD3D&index=10 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWWSMi Bag1k&list=PLD5EB8A57DFF9BD3D&index=10
First step Increase your awareness of risk behaviors in your life http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yhGVaV wceE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yhGVaV wceE
Cumulative Risk Related risks that increase in effect with each added risk.