Foundations of Health Erin Grant Exam 1 Notes ∙ All About Health o “a dynamic state of complete physical, mental, spiritual, and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Dynamic always changing o Physical o Mental o Spiritual having peace and hope, connect w/ unifying force; sense of a sanity o SociWe also discuss several other topics like What are found in the earth's crust layers?
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al all types of relationships: personal, professional, friendships o WHO World Health Organization ∙ What is health? o It is a quality of life that is a function of a social, mental, emotional, spiritual, & physical health. o The Holistic Health Idea System of health care based on a concept of the whole person, one who’s mind, body, and spirit (also emotion) are in balance w/ the environment. o Generally speaking, physical health is emphasized while the other components are forgotten. o Health education: teaching and counseling on healthy living. o Health promotion, as defined by the WHO, is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. ∙ Public Health o Public health is the study and practice addressing threats to the health of a community. Organized efforts to: ∙ Prevent disease ∙ Prolong life ∙ Promoting health ∙ Help society make informed choice o Goal: help others make informed decisions, improve lives through prevention ∙ Class Discussion o West Nile, swine flu, bird flu, 911 (cleanup), boiled water, regulation of pollution, recycling satiation measure, control of disease, terrorism, Michelle Obama health care plan, vaccinations, Jennie McCarthy ∙ Wellness vs Illness o Wellness always refers to a positive state Alternative medicine: generally used to mean a healthy balance of the mindbody and spirit that results in an overall feeling of wellbeing Medicine: generally, to the state of being healthy o Illness always refers to a negative state ∙ Class Discussion o 17yearold vs. 70yearold Motivation concept ∙ Importance of Physical Education o Physical Education Course: in the curriculum utilizes learning in the cognitive affective and psychomotor domains in a play or movement exploration setting Participate not just study o What is fitness? 1. The state or condition of being fit; suitability or appropriateness 2. Good health is physical condition, esp. as the result of exercise and proper nutrition ∙ Terms to Know o Health Literacy The wide range of skills and competencies that people develop over their lifetimes to seek out, comprehend, evaluate, and use health information and concepts to make informed choices, reduce health risks, and increase quality of life Breaking it down so people easier understand Increase critical thinking ∙ The Health Literate Individual o Is able to improve decisionmaking o Benefits from healthier lifestyles choices o Is more aware of the special economic, and environmental determinants of health. o Is better prepared to engage in actions, which may improve the status of those determinants of health. ∙ Why should we practice healthful behaviors? o Prevent illness and injury o Prevent premature death o Improve the quality of life ∙ What are some lifestyles factors that affect our health? o Smoking o Alcohol use o Sedentary lifestyles o Body weight/ diet o Lack of sleep o Risky sexual behavior o Motor vehicle accidents o Illicit drug uses ∙ Surgeon General’s Report, 1979o We are likely ourselves by our own careless habits. We are killing ourselves by carelessly polluting the environment. We are killing ourselves by permitting harmful social conditions to persistconditions like poverty, hunger, and ignorance which destroy health, especially for infants and children You, the individual, can do more for your own health and wellbeing than any doctor, any hospital, any drug any exotic medical device. Profound statement 35 years ago by Joseph Califano ∙ Former United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. ∙ WHO o Focuses on educating the public, rather than blaming the public for their (health) behaviors Less blame, more communication Class Discussion ∙ MS example: pregnancy and obesity ∙ Increase Knowledge ∙ Popularized health education & knowledge ∙ 1980; intro of health careers ∙ Why promote health? o Prevent injury & illness. Provide individuals w/ a higher quality of life ∙ What do healthcare professionals usually do? ∙ How we promote health o We have to understand what health is Health is multidimensional o Motivate o Educate o Empower o Dimensions of Health Physical, mental, spiritual