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Chapter 15

  1. 1. CHAPTER 15 DISCUSSION QUESTIONS1) Define chronological age, physiological age, & life expectancy.2) The ability to perform the ordinary & unusual demands of daily livingwithout limitations & excessive fatigue or injury is known as what?3) What precipitate premature aging?4) For sedentary people, productive life ends before what age?5) Scientists believe that what allows people to live a vibrant life?6) Research shows that what have a far greater impact on health &longevity that your genes alone?7) What does CAM stand for?8) What are the 3 broad categories of CAM therapies?9) Almost how much money is spent out-of-pocket a year on CAMtreatments? 
  2. 2. PHYSIOLOGICAL AGE”THE BIOLOGICAL & FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY OF THE BODY AS IT SHOULD BEIN RELATION TO THE PERSON’S MAXIMAL POTENTIAL AT ANY GIVEN AGE INTHE LIFESPAN”-AGE IS JUDGED IN TERMS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT-BASED ON HOW SOMEONE LOOKS OR FUNCTIONS
  3. 3. FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY“THE ABILITY TO PERFORM THE ORDINARY & UNUSUAL DEMANDS OF DAILY LIVINGWITHOUT LIMITATIONS & EXCESSIVE FATIGUE OR INJURY”WHAT PRECIPITATE PREMATURE AGING?-UNHEALTHY BEHAVIORS-THE HEALTHY & UNHEALTHY LIFESTYLE ACTIONS THAT YOU ENGAGE IN TODAYWILL HAVE AN EFFECT ON HEALTH & QUALITY OF LIFE IN MIDDLE & ADVANCED AGEFOR SEDENTARY PEOPLE, PRODUCTIVE LIFE ENDS BEFORE WHAT AGE?-AGE 60SCIENTISTS BELIEVE THAT WHAT ALLOWS PEOPLE TO LIVE A VIBRANT LIFE?-A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
  4. 4. CHRONOLOGICAL AGE”CALENDAR AGE”-THE DURATION, OR MEASURE OF TIME, OF THE EXISTENCE OF A PERSON-DETERMINED BY COUNTING FORWARD FROM BIRTHLIFE EXPECTANCY“HOW MANY YEARS A PERSON IS EXPECTED TO LIVE”RESEARCH SHOWS THAT WHAT HAVE A FAR GREATER IMPACT ON HEALTH &LONGEVITY THAN YOUR GENES-LIFESTYLE BEHAVIORS
  5. 5. THE EFFECT OF REGULAR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON CHRONOLOGICALAGE & PHYSIOLOGICAL AGE-INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE TAKEN PART IN SYSTEMATIC PHYSICALACTIVITY THROUGHOUT LIFE MAINTAIN A HIGHER LEVEL OFFUNCTIONAL CAPACITY & DO NOT EXPERIENCE THE DECLINESTYPICAL IN LATER YEARS-SEDENTARY PEOPLE IN THE U.S. ARE ABOUT 25 YEARS OLDER THANTHEIR CHRONOLOGICAL AGE INDICATES-AN ACTIVE 60 YEAR OLD CAN HAVE A PHYSICAL CAPACITYSIMILAR TO A SEDENTARY 35 YEAR OLD.-A SEDENTARY 20 YEAR OLD CAN HAVE A PHYSICALCAPACITY OF AN ACTIVE 45 YEAR OLD
  6. 6. ACTIVITITY 15.1: AGE PREDICTION QUESTIONNAIRE-ASSESSES 46 CRITICAL GENETIC & LIFESTYLE FACTORS-PREDICTS LIFE EXPECTANCY & PHYSIOLOGICAL AGEBASED ON PRESENT LIFESTYLE HABITS, SHOULD YOUCONTINUE THOSE HABITS FOR LIFE.-MOST OF THE FACTORS ARE UNDER OUR CONTROL &WE CAN DO SOMETHING TO MAKE THEM WORK FOR USINSTEAD OF AGAINST USME-LIFE EXPECTANCY: 76.6 YEARS-REAL PHYSIOLOGICAL AGE: 29.4 YEARS
  7. 7. COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE (CAM)”A GROUP OF DIVERSE MEDICAL & HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS,PRACTICES, & PRODUCTS THAT ARE NOT PRESENTLY CONSIDEREDTO BE PART OF CONVENTIONAL MEDICINE”-PEOPLE WHO USE CAM BELIEVE THAT BODY, MIND, & SPIRIT ALLCONTRIBUTE TO GOOD HEALTH-REASONS FOR USING CAM:1) LACK OF PROGRESS IN CURING ILLNESS & DISEASE2) FRUSTRATION & DISSATISFACTION WITH PHYSICIANS3) LACK OF PERSONAL ATTENTION4) RISING HEALTH CARE COSTS5) TESTIMONIALS ABOUT THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ALTERNATIVETREATMENTS
  8. 8. CATEGORIES OF CAM THERAPIES
  9. 9. NATURAL PRODUCTSEXAMPLE: HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE
  10. 10. MIND-BODY MEDICINEEXAMPLE: TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION
  11. 11. MANIPULATIVE & BODY-BASED METHODSEXAMPLE: MASSAGE THERAPY

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