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1 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Chapter 1 Physical Fitness & Wellness 1.Are you in control of your health? 2.Life expectancy vs healthy life expectancy (SeDS) 3. Leading causes of death in the US 4. The big 3 negative lifestyle behaviors 5. Wellness = 6. Health-Related Fitness =

2 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Factors that determine our health and longevity Three basic factors determine health and longevity: Genetics, the environment, and behavior Behavior (lifestyle choices) is the most important factor affecting your health & well-being! (53%)

3 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Factors that affect health and well- being

4 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Life Expectancy vs. Healthy Life Expectancy Average life expectancy in the U.S. is 78.2 years for men and 80.8 years for women. The World Health Organization (WHO) calculated in 2000 that the healthy life expectancy of the U.S. was ranked 38th in the world

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6 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Life Expectancy vs. Healthy Life Expectancy Sedentary Death Syndrome (SeDS): From lack of exercise #2 threat to health.

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9 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth ACSM/AHA Physical Activity and Public Health Recommendations To promote and maintain good health all healthy adults between the ages of 18 & 65 need: – moderate- to vigorous-intensity aerobic activity for a minimum of 30 minutes at least five days a week – activities that maintain or increase muscular strength and endurance a minimum of two days a week on nonconsecutive days

10 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Exercise Is Medicine Exercise is considered the much needed vaccine to prevent chronic diseases

11 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Economic Benefits U.S. spends more on yearly health care per person than any other industrialized nation Yet U.S. health care ranks 37th in the world One reason for low ranking is overemphasis on state-of-the art cures instead of prevention programs 95% health care dollars spent on treatment and less than 5% spent on prevention

12 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Wellness Wellness: The constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy and achieve the highest potential for well-being; it integrates seven dimensions

13 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth The Dimensions of Wellness

14 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth The Seven Dimensions of Wellness Physical wellness: Good physical fitness and confidence in one’s personal ability to take care of health problems Emotional wellness: The ability to understand one’s own feelings, accept limitations, and achieve emotional stability Mental wellness: A state in which one’s mind is engaged in lively interaction with the surrounding world; also called intellectual wellness Social wellness: The ability to relate well to others, both within and outside the family unit

15 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth The Seven Dimensions of Wellness Environmental wellness: The capability to live in a clean and safe environment that is not detrimental to health Occupational wellness: The ability to perform one’s job skillfully and effectively under conditions that provide personal and team satisfaction and adequately reward each individual Spiritual wellness: The sense that life is meaningful, that life has purpose, and that some power brings all humanity together; the ethics, values, and morals that guide one and give meaning and direction to life

16 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Health-related components of physical fitness

17 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Behavior Modification Planning: Healthy Lifestyle Habits

18 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth

19 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Critical Thinking Do you consciously incorporate physical activity into your daily lifestyle? Can you provide examples? Do you think you get sufficient daily physical activity to maintain good health?

20 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Chapter 1 Physical Fitness & Wellness 1.Are you in control of your health? 2.Life expectancy vs healthy life expectancy (SeDS) 3. Leading causes of death in the US 4. The big 3 negative lifestyle behaviors 5. Wellness = 6. Health-Related Fitness =

21 © 2010 Cengage-Wadsworth Wellness Lifestyle Questionnaire (Pages 31-33)


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