Ch 1 - Intro to Personal Health

Ch 1 - Intro to Personal Health - Personal Health &...

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Chapter One
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“Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity.  The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.” Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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Introduction to Personal Health Objectives: Define health Define wellness List and describe the 7 components of wellness Establish a link between preventative behaviors and wellness
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Objectives cont… Define stress and describe the ways in which stress can manifest itself Introduce general tips to help individuals positively cope with stress Introduce and explain the significance of Healthy People 2010 List Healthy People 2010 focus areas contained within the Health & Fitness text
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Defining Health “A state of complete physical, mental, and social well- being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”            (World Health Organization) The condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit:  especially:  freedom from physical disease or pain…the  general condition of the body” ( (Webster’s Dictionary)
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Wellness A process of making informed choices that will  lead one, over a period of time, to a healthy  lifestyle that should result in a sense of well- being.
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Components of Wellness Emotional Intellectual Social Spiritual Physical Occupational Environmental
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How to use Healthy Behavior and Healthy Decision Making to Add Years to Your Life
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course KINE 198-120 taught by Professor Dannenbaum during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.

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