University of Oklahoma
Department of Health and Exercise Sciences
HES 2913, Section 004, Spring 2014
Donna Tall Bear
M-W: 1-2pm, or by appointment
Use, Abuse and Addiction
Who Abuses Drugs?
Risk vs. Protective factors
Risk vs. Protective Factors
Protective factors are characteristics of individuals,
families and environments that safeguard against the
influences of negative outcom
The Use of Alcohol
Why People drink alcohol
to quench their thirst
Refers to casual collateral drinking,
usually without the intent to get drunk.
to enjoy the taste of the beverage
Why People abuse alcohol
to get drunk
to feed an addic
FACT: More water is used in the bathroom than any other place in the home. Taking a bath
requires up to 70 gallons of water. A leaky toilet can waste as much as 200 gallons/260 liters of
water a day.
ACTION: Turn off the water when you bru
Definition of HIV/AIDS
HIV: human immunodeficiency virus
a retro virus - virus containing RNA
(rather than DNA) genetic material.
HIV attacks the immune system, which
normally would destroy any virus that
enters the body.
HIV Spectrum Disorder
ITS NOT JUST ALCOHOL AND
DRIVING THAT DONT MIX. . .
Texting While Driving
Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's
attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions
endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety.
Healthy Relationships and
with individuals who nurture:
a positive self-concept
A healthy self-esteem
A well developed personal identity
and grow through the development of:
love and respect for other
Did you Know. . .
30 million Americans suffer from an eating disorder
The rate of development of new cases of eating
disorders has been increasing since 1950 (Hudson et
al., 2007; Streigel-Moore &Franko, 2003; Wade et al.,
HES 2913 Personal Health
Diet/Activity Tracking Assignment
You will track your food intake and physical activity for 4 CONSECUTIVE days: 2 weekdays and 2
weekend days. The sequence of days MUST follow ONE of the following chronological formats
What is psychological health?
Meeting your psychological needs:
qualities whose absence leads to unhappiness and even
qualities whose presence leads to happiness and growth
History of Tobacco
tobacco the word has its origin in the Arawak
Has been growing on the American Continent
since about 6000 BC.
Began being used by Native cultures at about
3000 BC. and has been smoked in one form or
another since about 2000
Teen sexual behavior
Among high school students, 46%
have had sexual intercourse.
Among sexually active students,
12% did not use any method of
contraception at last sexual
Only 50% of U.S. teens have talked
The Incidence of Cancer
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the
Each year, 1.4 million people in the United States are
The cardiovascular system
Each day the average heart:
"beats" (expands and contracts) 100,000
pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood.
In a 70-year lifetime, an average human heart
beats more than 2.5 billion
What is Environmental Health?
study of how the environment affects human health and
whether the environment you are part of is helping you
HES 2913 Personal Health
Behavior Change Assignment
Worth 100 Points
You will choose ONE personal behavior that impacts your health, set goals for changing
that behavior and track your progress for 6 weeks. For this assignment, you wil
Obesity in America
What is Obesity?
Obesity is a chronic lifelong condition
that is the result of an environment of
caloric abundance and relative physical
inactivity modulated by a susceptible
(Office of Genetics and Disease Prevention Public
A to Z
Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure, nontraumatic lower-limb amputations, and new cases
of blindness among adults in the United States.
Diabetes is a major cause of heart disease and
HES 2913 Personal Health
Final Exam Study Guide
Slide #2- what is the Office of Genetics and Disease Preventions definition of obesity?
Slide #3- How is overweight and obesity diagnosed in adults based on their BMI?
Slide #5 and #6- How is overwei
CVD in-class activity instructions
This activity is worth 15 points and will only be accepted for credit during class on Wednesday
1. The following CVD/CAD risk factors are assigned as depicted below:
CVD/CAD Risk factors
Sedentary Lifestyle (low
What is Yoga?
Yoga emerged from the ancient Hindu Vedas, or scriptures. It is one of six
Hindu systems described in the scriptures as a path to the experience of
enlightenment and inner peace and truth. Its origins as a tool to gain spiritual
Communicating with the Doer
Short and to the Point
Use Executive Summaries
Use Pictures and Graphs Instead of Words
Use Bullet Points
Be Short and Sweet
Use Bottom line and Results
Changing your Lifestyle
Taking Charge of Your Health
Transtheoretical Model (TTM)
for Behavior Change
James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente (1991) developed
the following model to assist with understanding peoples
progression through what t
10 Things You Need to Know About Ending a Relationship
Adapted by Deborah C. Chilcoat, Healthy Teen Network, 2008
1. Dont Assume! More often than not, ending a relationship is as hard on the
person ending the relationship as it is on the person being brok
Psychoactive Drug Activity (worth 30 possible points)
You are to research the topic information for your assigned psychoactive drug listed to
the left of your last name. Please complete the assignment in the following way:
1. go to content and read the ar
HES 2913 Exam 1 Study guide
General information for the exam and review
1. All exams are a combination of multiple choice, true/false and short answer.
2. There will always be included a bonus short essay question at the end worth 5 EXTRA
3. If it
Principles of Weight
Energy balance is achieved through the
physiological concept of Homeostasis
Definition: The ability of a system, especially in a
living organism, to regulate its internal
environment to maintain a stable, con
Health and Wellness
Key Terms and Principles
for Exploring Health and Wellness
What is Health?
What is health?
W.H.O. (1948): A state of complete physical,
mental and social well-being and not merely the
absence of disease or infirmity.
Is eating healthy really
Meal vs. . .
Total Calories = 1390
Total Cost = $5.72 for 1 meal
. . .the 1-Skillet Meal
Total calories = 350-450 per serving!
Total Cost = $15.59: $3.89 per 12oz. serving for 4 meals