Lecture Notes 7
Sexually active students face risks of having unintended pregnancies
The United States has one of the highest adolescent birth rates among developed
Most pregnant teens are unmarried and are more likely to receive little or no
Chapter 7 Individual differences.
Experimental Approach- understanding behavior emphasizing common principles among
people and though use of experiments.
Differential Approach- a method of understanding behavior by focusing on individual
differences and a
Name: Courtney Jackson
Activity 1.3 Principles-to-Application Activity: Movement Skill
In this activity you will select a movement skill and describe its environmental goal,
energy and time characteristics, perception requirements, and the
Step 1: Stand up
Step 2: Point toes in the direction in which you will be skipping.
Step 3: Keep head up and eyes forward.
Step 4: Step out on the ball of your right foot.
Step 5: Hop on your right foot.
Lecture Notes 6
Tobacco use involves the use of cigarettes, pipes, cigars, or smokeless tobacco
It is the most preventable cause of death in the United States
21.3% male and 18.7% female are smokers (2007 Youth Risk Behavior Survey)
(Eaton et al., 2008
Lecture Notes 5
The Need for Comprehensive School Health Education
Effective teachers are aware of the health status of their students
Teachers must be positive role models for healthful living
The motivation to create a dynamic and challenging classro
Lecture Notes 4
Injuries are the leading causes of death and disability for people ages 1 through 34
in the United States.
Approximately 84% of all deaths among adolescents aged 10-24 years are
attributed to four causes of injuries:
Motor vehicle crashes
Lecture Notes 3
Most Common Causes of Drowning:
Not knowing how to swim
Not wearing a life jacket
Lack of supervision (an adult watching you)
Diving in shallow water
Going beyond their swimming ability
Lecture Notes 2
The O-M Cycle
Many individuals only talk about the menstruation cycle.
Well talk about these events as parts of one cycle.
Menstruation is a more obvious event, but ovulation is a more important event
(the capacity to create a human life).
Lecture Notes 1
Children are a captive audience: The average American child watches an estimate
of between 25,000 to 40,000 television commercials per year.
$15-17 billion is spent by companies advertising to children in the US.
Teens in the US spend ar
Lecture Notes 10
Schools are an important part of any community
Parents and the community can effectively raise awareness and promote health in
young people through their actions
Health promotion must encompass partnerships that include families and
Lecture Notes 9
Non-medical and non-nursing school staff who are designated to administer
medications must be adequately trained and supervised
These staff members (unlicensed assistive personnel) should be trained in school
board policies governing the
Lecture Notes 8
Advocate for staff and students, considered the cornerstone of health services
Roles also include:
School districts employ health aides to assist the school nurse