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The Foundationfor Fitness andWellnessEnvironmentGoal SettingMotivationChangeBehaviorExercisePhysical ActivityValues
Chapter15Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
Relationships amongPhysical Work Capacity,Aging, and Lifestyle Habits
Life Expectancy and PhysiologicalAgeChronological age: actual age in yearsLifestyle habits: have a large impact on how genes affect the agingprocessLife expectancy: expected length of lifePhysiological age: estimated based on genetic and lifestyle factors (seeLab 15A)Reviewing the factors allows a person to make changes in daily living to addhealthy years to one’s life
Conventional Western MedicineA system in whichmedicaldoctors and other healthcare professionals(such as nurses, pharmacists, and therapists) treat symptoms anddiseases using drugs, radiation, or surgery.Also called allopathicmedicine, biomedicine,conventional medicine, mainstreammedicine, and orthodoxmedicine.Also known as allopathic medicineBased on scientifically proven methodsMedical treatments are tested in rigorous scientific trials
Conventional Western Medicine(cont.)There are two kinds of practicing physicians in the United States:allopathicphysicians (MD's) and osteopathicphysicians (DO's). Both arefully licensed physicians, trained in diagnosing and treating illnesses anddisorders, and in providing preventive care.Osteopathic medicinebegan as a nineteenth century health reformmovement that emphasized preventive care and allowing the body toheal without overuse of medications. In the post-Civil War period in theUnited States many popular medicines were being used that were toxic.An MD named A.T. Still was concerned about overuse of thesemedications, and founded a new school of medicine that emphasizedpreventive care and the integration of the body's systems.
Examples of Allopathic MedicinePractitionersPrimary care physician (medical doctor)OsteopathsDentistsOral surgeonsOrthodontistsOphthalmologists and optometristsPhysician assistantsNurses
Tips for Finding a PhysicianEstablish a (friendly) relationship with a doctor while you are in goodhealthSelect a physician by a referral from family and friends may be an optionDetermine your medical needs and research doctors in your health careplan in your regionConsider location and hospital affiliations
Tips for Finding a Physician(cont’d.)

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