The purpose of this lesson is to see how public and personal Unit 1 health is continually A Healthy changing Foundation 1-1 Changing Health
Changing from the Past In the 1800’s and early 1900’s the MOST common causes of death in the US were contagious diseases.Tuberculosis, Pneumonia, Influenza, Bubonic Plague, Cholera etc.
Health Today/Power to Change? The leading causes of poor health and death TODAY could be DRAMATICALLY decreased if a person would eat healthier, exercise more, and abstain from tobacco.
Have changes in modern day society contribute to poor health? How? Internet Cell phones Cars Farming Fast Food
Your place on thecontinuum Your health and wellness are always changing. For instance you may feel great one day and catch a cold the next. Your health at any moment can be seen as a point a long the continuum.
Health ContinuumPremature DeathHigh level of energyLoss of health and wellness (Label of direction)Improved health and wellness (Label of direction)Lack of energy, inattention, some aches & painsChronic diseaseFree from aches and painsModerate level of energyOptimal level of energy, feeling of well-being
Where is Chronic Disease … Chronic-oflong duration or on going condition or illness Examples = Heart Disease, Obesity, Cancer, Diabetes What percentage of American adults fit under this category?
Each star represents 10% of the population of the US.Where would you place the stars?
The FactsNearly 1/2 of all American Adults live with a chronic disease!!!Chronic disease accounts for 70% of all deaths each year!Divorce rate for chronically ill is 75%Depression is 20% more prevalent.78% of health care dollars are spent on people with chronic conditions.Most costly and most preventable80 percent of heart disease and 40 percent of cancers are preventable with 3 things…Exercise, eating right and not using tobacco. http://www.restministries.org/invisibleillness/statistics.htm
The Power to Change5 leading factors of chronic disease...SmokingNot exercisingNot eating rightBeing overweightNot visiting the doctor regularly.
Influence Changes in Your Health Heredity Environment Attitude Behavior Media Technology
HeredityWhat is Heredity? Refers to all the traits that were biologically passed on to you from your parents.You can inherit hair color, eye color, height, risk for certain diseases, and personality type.
Environment of your surroundings.Refers to the sum Physical Environment Social Environment • Neighborhood safety • Peers • Air and water quality • Friends • Medical care • Classmates availability of parks • Culture and recreation • Technology centers. • Norms • HomePeers- People of the same age who share similarinterests.Culture- a groups beliefs, customs and behaviors.
Attitude Your attitude is the way you view situations and information. People who “see the glass half full” are generally in better health than those who see it “half empty.” Even if you have a natural tendency toward pessimism remind yourself to look at challenging situations positively.
YOU HAVE CONTROL Behavior• Risk Behaviors Actions that threaten your/others health.• Cumulative Risk Related risks that increase with each added risk.• Prevention Taking steps to keep something from happening.• Abstinence A deliberate decision to avoid high risk behaviors.Behavior can affect your Health no matter how good or bad the other influences are. Heredity, environment, attitude, etc.
Media and TechnologyHow can media and technology affect your health? Media-the various methods for communicating information Technology-the delivery of media via radio, television, and the internet..gov .edu
“Life is the sum of all your choices.” ~Albert Camus
1-1 Assignment “Change”Change-Portrait of Health Purpose: To evaluate your health over a broad spectrum and identify change. Materials: Envelope, Photo, Change worksheet 1.Take a full body photo of yourself clothed 2.Thoughtfully and accurately fill out your “Change” worksheet. 3.Place all your items in a sealed and dated envelope. 4.Give your assignment to your teacher Until you can place it in your portfolio.
Pick a quote for the outside of your envelope “A year from now you will wish you had started today.” -Karen Lamb “It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.” -Bob Proctor “You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.” -Wayne Gretzy “Even if you stumble, you’re still moving forward.” “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” -Maria Robinson “By changing nothing, nothing changes.” -Tony Robbins “Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” -Anonymous “Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” -C.S. Lewis “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” -Marilyn Monroe “Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.” -Walter Anderson “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” -Tony Robbins “Each person’s task in life is to become an increasingly better person.” -Leo Tolstoy “All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” –Walt Disney “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.” –Jim Rohn “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” –Elbert Hubbard “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan
The End Anyadditional slides are just notes or ideas of other subjects.
Top 6 Risk BehaviorsTobacco UseUnhealthy DietInadequate Physical ActivityAlcohol and Drug UseSexual BehaviorsBehaviors that result in Injuries and Violence
Why are we in this class?LEARN: To learn what is healthy and unhealthyAPPLY: To learn how to make good decisions for our health.HELP OTHERS: To learn to be an example to others or gain the skills needed to help them.
Do we need a change?- 18.8% of children are overweight- 1/2 of adult Americans live with a chronic disease- Almost 1/5 adolescents are over weightDid you have 6 on all your health areas?WE NEED TO LEARN TO BE HEALTHIER AND HELP OTHERS BE HEALTHIER!!!!!!!!!!!
Developing “Health Skills”Health Skills - specific tools and strategies to improve health.CommunicationRefusalConflict ResolutionStress ManagementDecision MakingGoal Setting
Action Plan1. WRITE: Put your goals in writing. Be specific.2. SMALL GOALS: List what you will do to reach your goal. (3 short term goals)1. SUPPORT: List 2 sources of help and support2. DEADLINE: Set a time to reach your goal by3. CHECK POINTS: Set up 2 check points to reach your goal (Goal Check Journals)1. REWARD: Give yourself a reward once you have achieved your goal.