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Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
Wheelock  Talk On  Men’S  Health  Studies
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Wheelock Talk On Men’S Health Studies

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  • 1. Men’s Health Studies: A Mish Mash A combination of biology,anthropology,sociology and psychology……. And marketing
  • 2. Men’s Health is a consumer item
    • Sex….the juicier, the better
    • Strength……..muscle ( all types important to men)
    • Fitness …6 pack
    • Style…. Exciting stuff and risky sports
    • And of course: What women want??
  • 3. What should we really be talking about?
  • 4. LIST YOUR 3 BIGGEST HEALTH CONCERNS Which is our most important cause of death?
  • 5. What behavior causes most health issues other than cardiovascular factors?
    • Who is more depressed men or women?
    • Why?
    • Is this a fair question?
  • 6. Illnesses risk behavior
    • Heart disease
    • Stroke
    • Hypertension
    • Cancers:lung, colon, prostate
    • Testicular cancer
    • Mental health
    • Relationships
    • Sexual health/ STIs
    • Self-report sickness
    • Unsafe sex
    • Smoking
    • Weight control
    • Exercise
    • Inactivity
    • Alcohol consumption
    • Trauma, violence
    • Monitoring B.P., glucose, diet, cholesterol
  • 7. Men’s Concept of health
    • Men view the term (health) as a means to an end. If our body functions, what will we use it for?
    • Young men view health in terms of physical strength and fitness
    • Young women view health in terms of energy, vitality and coping.
    • At all ages, men answer with less detail, and with less support and bond formation
  • 8. Preventive strategy
    • Less booze------< 2 units per day
    • More activity and diet control
    • No smoking
    • More and healthier relationships
    • Better mating strategy ( not only hooking up)
    • Less risky behavior
    • Prevention
    • Physician visits
  • 9. Golden rules
    • 1) don’t smoke
    • 2) exercise moderately—30 mins. Daily, will boost cardiac function, decrease weight, LDLs and blood glucose
    • 3) Eat heart healthy
    • less butter and most margarines
    • Less red meat and fat sources from animals
    • More beans , vegetable and fruit sources
    • More whole grains and fiber
  • 10. Last 2 rules
    • 4) weight control to decrease diabetes and hypertension
    • Enjoy people, family and relationships
  • 11. A measure of our problems
    • Longevity gap = 5-8 years
    • At all ages male mortality > women
    • Our risks are higher,due to our testosterone level
    • Impact on CVD disease and behavior
    • Rate of alcohol abuse
    • Rate of alcohol dependence
    • Aging poorly > 15 yrs. Chronic illness
    • Sexual responsibility
    • Trauma men (16-34 yrs. Have 2X more accidents than women
    • Suicide age strata
  • 12. A bit about nutrition
    • More veggies
    • More whole grains
    • More fruit
    • Protein from non animal products
    • Fish?
    • soy/?
    • alcohol
  • 13.  
  • 14. Fitness
    • Cardiorespiratory endurance
    • Muscular strength
    • Muscular endurance
    • Flexibility
    • Body composition
    • Is it cosmetic or health related?
    • Morbidity or mortality?
    • 66-80% Americans don’t exercise
    • 30 mins./day on 3 days/week a minimum
  • 15. ACSM basics for cardio
    • Frequency 3-5 X/ week
    • Intensity –raise Heart rate 55-90%
    • Duration 20-60 minutes/day
    • Mode of activity (large muscle groups)
    • Progression from initial-  improvement to maintenance
  • 16. Strongest predictors of healthy aging and early or late mortality
    • Alcoholism
    • Drinking (excess), smoking, lack of meaningful and productive relationships shorten life.
  • 17. Perils of booze
    • Genetics predicts poor health only if had early deaths
    • Otherwise………
    • Predictive factors were personal---weight,booze,exercise,social contacts and COPING strategy
  • 18. Tenets of successful aging
    • Enjoys life
    • Open to new ideas
    • Helps others
    • Graceful about dependency
    • Humor
    • Accepts what has been
  • 19. Healthy defenses
    • Warm marriage
    • No alcohol abuse
    • Not heavy smoker
    • Not over weight
    • Mature defenses
    • Some exercise
    • Most important are
    • Alcohol
    • Smoking
    • exercise
  • 20. Sum it up
    • Screening
    • Prevention
    • Measure shortcomings
    • A man’s idea of health
    • True health or simply extended morbidity
    • Risk taking
    • Do better

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