Objectives: Promoting a healthy Lifestyle Objective 1: Demonstrate how to take responsibility for your health. Objective 2: Analyze how influences such as heredity, environment, culture, media, and technology impact health. Objective 3: compare how health messages are delivered through media and technology.
Text book Activity Partner up with the person next to you (or behind you) to complete the activity. List the top six influences on your health.
Influences on your health Heredity – Biological traits Environment – Physical environment – Social environment (peers) Culture
What aspects do you have the most control over? Attitude The way you view situations Behavior You can lower your risks by practicing healthy habits
Other influences… Media Radio, television, newspapers, internet, books, and magazines Technology Advancements in medical screening and treatment or various diseases, advancements in creating a cleaner environment (air, water, land)
Health Triangle Physical Mental/Emotional Social
Physical Health How well our body functions – Cope with stress – Resist disease – Avoid injury
Good Habits for maintaining physical health – Getting enough sleep each night – Meeting nutritional needs – Maintaining optimal levels of physical fitness – Not abusing drugs (including legal/illegal, alcohol, & tobacco) – Identifying and avoiding risks and risky behaviors – Using health care systems appropriately
Mental/Emotional Health How well you feel about yourself, and how you view yourself and your abilities – How often do you accept responsibility for your actions? – Are you in touch with your feelings, and able to express them appropriately? – How well do you avoid dwelling on negatives, and focus on positives instead?
Social Health The ways in which you interact with and get along with others – Your ability to make and keep friends – How well you seek and lend support – How you show respect toward others
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