3.22 KINES126

3.22 KINES126 - KINES126.1 Monday March 22nd 1999...

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KINES126.1 Monday, March 22nd, 1999 Announcements: Lecture Notes: ALCOHOL 37% of drinkers started by 6th grade. 9% of children have already been drunk by 6th grade. This is important to know, because addiction to alcohol is short - term. Societal consequences of alcohol Accidents: 50% of accidents are alcohol related. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Violence related to alcohol abuse (alcohol is related to 1/2 of all homicides.) 50% of suicides are alcohol related. Alcohol takes a toll on the whole family. When alcohol use goes up, condom use goes down, contributing to an increase in teen pregnancies and HIV infection. Costs The U.S. spends about $136 billion a year dealing with public and private health consequences related to alcohol. What should you do, as a teacher, in the classroom to inform children about alcohol? Peer to peer teaching is the most effective way to deal with alcohol awareness. Bring some teenagers into your classroom to talk about
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2008 for the course KINES 126 taught by Professor Maney during the Spring '99 term at Penn State.

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3.22 KINES126 - KINES126.1 Monday March 22nd 1999...

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