Determinants of Health Class Project Period 4/5 Health
Heredity Our Group Tech Hater= Shannon The Psychologist= Mykela The Tech Guru= IkjotThe Research Specialist= Abdul
Overview of Heredity• Definition: “The transmission of genetic characters from parents to offspring: it is dependent upon the segregation and recombination of genes during meiosis and fertilization and results in the genesis of a new individual similar to others of its kind but exhibiting certain variations resulting from the particular mix of genes and their interactions with the environment.”• Rating of Control: 0 out of 10• Selling Point: Heredity is something that is completely out of the hands of a person. Traits are passed down through parents, which leads to certain needs and requirements. This could lead to smoking, drinking, etc.
Research of Influence of HeredityExample: Obesity• Stat: Studies also show that people carrying two copies of a gene associated with obesity (the FTO gene) are, on average, heavier than those carrying two copies of the protective version.Citation : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/09/120911200520.htmExample: Mental IllnessStat: Patient with schizophrenia have a 10% chance of developing the illness as compared to a 1% chance for the general population (Relatives of the patient)Citation : www.livestrong.com/article/5255-need-genetic-mental-disorders/Example: Addiction• Stat: Addiction is due 50 percent to genetic predisposition and 50 percent to poor coping skills. This has been confirmed by many medical studies. If the parent has a drug or alcohol addiction, the child had an 8 times greater chance of developing an addiction.Citation : http://addictionsandrecovery.org/is-addiction-a-disease.htm
(Environment) Put a Pic Here Regarding Your Determinant Our Group Tech Hater=bridgette The Psychologist=jonnyThe Tech Guru= Jacob Ambrosat The Research Specialist= Julie
Overview of Enviornment• Definition:• Rating of Control:• Selling Point: Put Pic Put Pic Somewhere Somewhere around Here around Here
Research of Influence of Environment.Example: “Physical environment, such as smog or air pollution, can affect people because of the air they breathe.”• Stat: In 1996, New York: blamed for 169 deaths related to smog.• Citation- http://www.preservearticles.com/201105156669/how-the-environment- affects-health.htmlExample: "Indeed, man is very largely a product of his social and cultural environment which he shapes and is shaped by it"-PreserveArticles.comStat: 80%-90% of children suffer physical punishment in there homes.• Citation-http://www.preservearticles.com/201105156669/how-the-environment-affects- health.htmlExample:." Crime, violence, drug abuse and other forms of deviant behavior are due to psycho-social stress."-PreserveArticles.com• Stat: Children whos parents smoke are twice likely to smoke.• Citation-http://www.preservearticles.com/201105156669/how-the-environment-affects- health.html
The Media Our Group Tech Hater = Adrian The Psychologist = Aniya The Tech Guru = Ngoc TaThe Research Specialist = Julius
Overview of The Media• Definition: Media sometimes influences people to think they should look a certain way. Like being skinny or looking a certain way. People try to reach the medias idea of how they should look, but the way they do it can be unhealthy.• Rating of Control: 7• Selling Point: Because its everywhere one way or another media has influenced you.
Research of Influence of The MediaExample: Adolescent tries to fit in and follow the media by losing weight.• Stat: In a survey of girls 9 and 10 years old, 40% have tried to lose weight, according to an ongoing study funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.Citation: http://depts.washington.edu/thmedia/view.cgi?section=bodyimage&page=fastfactsExample: Teenage girls tries to diet and lose weight because they look up to celebrities that are skinny.• Stat: 73% of teenage girls who abuse diet pills and 79% of teenage girls who self-purge frequently read women’s fitness and health magazines.Citation: http://www.raderprograms.com/causes-statistics/media-eating-disorders.htmlExample: Children’s time for activities such as learning and eating are being replaced with watching television.• Stat: Children spend more time watching television than in any other activity except sleep.Citation: http://www.parentstv.org/PTC/facts/mediafacts.asp
Culture Our Group Tech Hater= Sydney McKee The Psychologist= The Tech Guru=Alyssa KurzweilThe Research Specialist= Sara Ofenloch
Culture• Definition: The quality in a person or society that arises from a concern for what is regarded as excellent in arts, letters, manners, scholarly pursuits.• Rating of Control: 5• Selling Point: Because your culture is what you’re born into.
Research of Influence of CultureExample: Obesity• Stat : Among African Americans with 60% of African American men and 78% of African American women identified as overweight.Citation:http://www.netwellness.org/healthtopics/aahealth/healthybody.cfmExample: Economy and HealthStat: Italy’s water is very polluted so they have to spend a lot of money to purify itCitation:http://www.theenvironmentalist.com/old/index.php?option=c om_content&task=view&id=81&Itemid=62Example: Social Acceptance• Stat:Hispanic women have been taught to accept things as they are.Citation http://www.lsnj.org/omls/social.htm
Technology Our Group Tech Hater= Tyler The Psychologist= Henrikas The Tech Guru= ToriThe Research Specialist= Lauren
Overview of Technology• Define Technology: the study, development, and application of devices, machines, and techniques for manufacturing and productive processes• Rating of Control: average teenager spends a 31 hours per week online, use of cell phones may lead to a higher risk of brain cancer, that their use by pregnant women may result in badly behaved children. "According to the CTIA-Wireless Association, over 250 million Americans now subscribe to a cellular-phone service.• Selling Point: "My BlackBerry runs my life," Hoffman says. Shes got a 24/7 technology habit, even checking messages from the bathroom, a Whistler ski lift, and a pool raft at L.A.s Chateau Marmont hotel. Her boyfriend calls her laptop, which she brings to bed every night, "the other man.“ Rate: 5
Research of Influence of TechnologyExample:• Technology and sleep deprivation• Stat: Only 21% of teens get 8-10 hours of sleep each night• http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-07-26/news/ct-met-teen-sleep- 20100726_1_national-sleep-foundation-daytime-sleepiness-teensExample:• Technology and obesity• Stat: 10% of preschool children are now considered overweight due to the prevelance of technology• http://www.livestrong.com/article/46320-obesity-children-technology/Example:• Technology and cyberbullying• Stat: An average of 24% of teenagers have been included in cyberbulling, which effects their mental state and triggers other problems• http://www.cyberbullying.us/cyberbullying_identification_prevention_res ponse.php
How Attitude Affects Health Our Group Tech Hater= Enas Alnass The Psychologist= Alexis Johnson The Tech Guru= Jake SchneiderThe Research Specialist= Kedrick Shin
Overview of Attitude• Definition: personal view of something, an opinion or general feeling about something• Rating of Control: 7• Selling Point: Determines your choices and affects behavior.
Research of Influence of AttitudeExample: Attitude and Diabetes• Stat: There are studies revealing that depressed people may be 42 percent more likely to develop diabetes.Citation http://www.naturalnews.com/024092.htmlExample: Positive Attitude and HealthStat: Increased life expectancy, Lower rates of depression and anxiety, Greater resistance to the common coldCitation http://health.thehupps.com/stay-positive-how-a-positive-attitude-affects-health/Example: Stress and Positive Attitude• Stat: Better coping skills during hardships and times of stressCitation http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/positive-thinking/SR00009
Behavior Our Group Tech Hater= Veronica The Psychologist= Brittany The Tech Guru= MattThe Research Specialist= Dalvin
Influence of our behavior• Definition: The action or reaction of any material under any given circumstances.• Rating of Control: At this age we have some control. On a scale of 1-10, we rated it at an 8.• Selling Point: If you have bad behavior, then it may result in you doing bad things.
Research of Influence of DeterminantExample: Smoking• Stat: People who smoke catch deadly diseasesCitation 396,000 smokers who started as teens die each year from smoking related diseases. http://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-about-teen-smokingExample: Drinking and DrivingStat: Intoxication while driving increases likelihood of car accidentCitation On average, one person died every 48 minutes in 2009 due to an alcohol-impaired driver. http://www.edgarsnyder.com/drunk-driving/drunk-driving-statistics.htmlExample: Anorexia• Stat: Around 8 million have an eating disorder seven million women and one million men and this is only in America. 10-15% are men and the other 90% is Women.• Citation http://www.state.sc.us/dmh/anorexia/statistics.htm