My Body My Health - Lecture2 ThreeModelsofHealth...

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Lecture 2  19:36 Three Models of Health The Medical Model The Environmental Model (1970s) The Holistic Model (1990s) Always changing (dynamic) How everything relates Major Causes of Death in 1900-USA Tuberculosis Influenza/Pneumonia Diarrhea; Enteritis Cardiovascular Disease Cirrhosis Accidents Cancer Bronchitis Diphtheria (ALL INFECTIOUS DISEASES) We have moved from infectious diseases to living habit diseases because of  good  sanitation and modern medicine.  Leading Preventable Cause of Death Tobacco-435,000
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Diet and activity habits-365,000 Alcohol-85,000 Microbial agents-75,000 Toxic agents-55,000 Motor Vehicle Crashes-43,000 Firearms-29,000 Sexual Behaviors-20,000 Biomedical Focus Blood pressure Cholesterol Smoking Drinking Cardiovascular fitness Abdominal strength Flexibility Weight Fiber, sugar, sodium intake, etc… Holistic Health Focus: Wellness
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Emphasis: Meaning and support Motivation: Happiness Primary Assumption: People are Good Professional Roles: Ally Banking Approach to Education Teachers seen as possessing all essential information  VERSUS  Adults learn: 20% of what they see 40% of what they see and hear  80% of what they discover for themselves Mental Models-  are deeply ingrained generalizations (meanings, assumptions,  conclusions and beliefs) influencing how we see and understand the world and how we  take action.  Mental models shape how we act Mental models are powerful because we think our beliefs are THE truth.  All of the following are mental models except one: 1. Getting an “A” means you are smart 2. One person cannot change anything 3. General education classes are supposed to increased student’s critical  thinking skills * 4. Giving a test is the only way to prove the students has learned
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Dimensions of Health and Wellness Physical Health  Emotional Health Intellectual Health Spiritual Health Social Wellness Environmental Wellness
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Lecture 3 19:36 Southwest Week Volunteer kmfeate@student.umass.edu Career Fairs ALANA Feb 8 th  1:00-5:00 Student Union Career Blast Feb 9 th  10:00-3:00 Campus Center Auditorium 6 Dimensions to Holistic Health 1. Physical Health     Current Mental Model  o “I am physical healthy if I am not sick or handicapped” New Possible Mental Model o “I am emotional healthy if I express my emotions in a healthy  way” 2. Emotional Intelligence     The capacity to understand your won and others’ emotions, and to motivate and develop  yourself while supporting others to motivate and develop themselves.  Five Components to Emotional Intelligence: Personal Motivation Self-awareness Altruism Empathy0 (sympathy, understanding, compassion) The ability to love and be loved
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Lecture 3 19:36 3. Intellectual Health
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