2 Health:The combination of physical, mental/emotional, & social well being.● It is not an absolute state.● Health is ever changing.● It never stays the same.Holistic: The whole person
3 Wellness:an overall state of well-being, or total health- It comes from making decisions & practicing behaviors that are bases on sound health knowledge & healthful attitudes
4 Health Continuum:a chart showing activity, movement, or cycle (Your health continuum is always changing)Ex: You might the top performer foryour basketball team on Tuesday & sick in bed with the flu onWednesday.
5 People on this side of the continuum usually exhibit a high degree of responsibility, discipline, and positive direction in life. They accept responsibility for maintaining their own health.People on this side of the continuum usually do not take responsibility for maintaining their own health.Loss level of health & wellnessMid pt.Improved level of health & wellnessLow level of HealthHigh Level of HealthLack of energy, inattention, minor aches & pnsFree from aches & pns.Moderate level of energyMany people function rt. below the mid ptOptimal level of healthChronic disorders
7 Name 3 behaviors that would help you move toward the right side of the continuum? 2. What would you conclude about the health of a person who ranks at the midpoint of this continuum?3. What advice would yougive to a person whoranks to the left of themidpoint…to the rightend of the continuum?4. Does a person everreach the right of thecontinuum (high level ofhealth) & stay there?Explain your answer.
8 Lifestyle Factors (habits): getting 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night.starting each day with a healthy breakfasteating a variety of nutritious foods each daybeing physically active for at least 30 min most days of the weekmaintaining a health weightavoiding tobacco, alcohol, and other drugsabstaining from sexual activity before marriagemanaging stressmaintaining positive relationshipspracticing safe behaviors to prevent injuries
9 What is the Key to wellness? PREVENTIONPrevention:Practicing health & safety habits to remain free of disease & injuryEx: wearing seatbelts, applying sunscreen, etc… How else can we prevent illness or injury?
10 Why do you need Health Education? The providing of accurate health information to help people make healthy choices (to show people the relationship of healthful living to their quality of life)
11 Healthy People 2010:A nationwide health promotion and disease prevention plan designed to serve as a guide for improving the health of all people in the U.S.2 main goals: (Individuals, Families, & Communities)1. Increase quality and years of healthy life for all Americans2. Remove health differences that resultform factors such as gender, race, edu,disability, and location
12 The Health Triangle: To achieve a high level of health you have to balance3 elements:
13 Physical Health:All parts and systems of the body work well together
14 Mental/Emotional Health: In touch with his/her emotions & expressesthem in acceptable, healthful ways- How you like,accept, andfeel about your-self; how wellyou relate to others;how you meet thedemands of daily life
15 Social Health: Involves the way you get along with others - Ability to make and keep friends, work, play in cooperative ways, seeking and lending support when necessary