File Name: concept of fitness and wellness .zip
Publisher: University System of Georgia. The book is very thorough and addresses concepts of both wellness and disease.
Bone Integrity Soundness of the bones associated with high density and absence of symptoms of deterioration. Physical activity is generally considered to be a broader term used to describe all forms of large muscle movement including sports, dance, games, work, lifestyle activities, and exercise for fitness. In this book, exercise and physical activity will often be used interchangeably to make reading less repetitive and more interesting.
Bone Integrity Soundness of the bones associated with high density and absence of symptoms of deterioration. Physical activity is generally considered to be a broader term used to describe all forms of large muscle movement including sports, dance, games, work, lifestyle activities, and exercise for fitness.
In this book, exercise and physical activity will often be used interchangeably to make reading less repetitive and more interesting. It is more than freedom from disease and illness, though freedom from disease is important to good health. Optimal health includes high-level mental, social, emotional, spiritual, and physical wellness within the limits of one's heredity and personal abilities.
Thus, hypokinetic means "too little activity. Examples of such conditions include heart disease, low back pain, adult-onset diabetes, and obesity. It consists of health-related physical fitness and skill-related physical fitness, which have at least eleven different components, each of which contributes to total quality of life. Physical fitness also include metabolic fitness see terms. Physical fitness is associated with a person's ability to work effectively, to enjoy leisure time, to be healthy, to resist hypokinetic diseases, and to meet emergency situations.
It is related to but different from health, wellness, and the psychological, sociological, emotional, and spiritual components of fitness. Although the development of physical fitness is the result of many things, optimal physical fitness is not possible without regular exercise.
Metabolic fitness is evidenced by healthy blood fat lipid profiles, healthy blood pressure, healthy blood sugar and insulin levels, and other non-performance measures. This type of fitness shows positive responses to moderate physical activity. Wellness reflects how one feels a sense of well-being about life as well as one's ability to function effectively.
Wellness, as opposed to illness a negative , is sometimes described as the positive component of good health. Students should score questionnaire and determine wellness ratings using the Wellness Rating Chart. Have students record scores and ratings in the lab and answer the questions on the lab worksheet. The Healthy Lifestyles Questionnaire in the Lab Resource Materials is not included as a lab assignment because it contains information that should be considered confidential.
However, students should be encouraged to take the questionnaire and learn more about their lifestyles. Some suggestions on scoring and interpreting the questionnaire are as follows. HHP Supersite. Assessment Activities. Learning Objectives. Chapter Overview. Multiple Choice Quiz. Interactive Activities. Discussion Questions. Additional Readings. Web Review. Feedback Help Center.
Concept Statement Good health, wellness, fitness and healthy lifestyles are important for all people. Concept Objectives After completing this concept the student should be able to: Define physical fitness, wellness, exercise, and health. Define each of the components of physical fitness. Define each of the dimensions of wellness.
Explain the purpose and significance of the Healthy People goals for the nation. Distinguish between a long life and a long healthy life. Distinguish between infectious and chronic diseases and their current impact on society.
Distinguish between disease treatment, disease prevention, and health promotion. Explain the importance of healthy lifestyles to good health and wellness. Explain the importance of regular exercise to good fitness. Assess personal wellness. Lab Assess personal fitness with simple estimations.
Lab Concept Terms Bone Integrity Soundness of the bones associated with high density and absence of symptoms of deterioration. Concept Outline Facts about Health and Wellness Good health is of primary importance to adults in our society.
Health varies greatly with income, gender, age, and family origin. Increasing the span of healthy life is a principal health goal.
Web Health is more than freedom from illness and disease. Many illnesses are manageable and have only limited effect on total health. Wellness is the positive component of optimal health. Health and wellness are multidimensional. Wellness reflects how one feels about life as well as one's ability to function effectively. Health and wellness are integrated states of being. Health and wellness are individual in nature. It is possible to possess wellness while being ill or possessing a debilitating condition.
Wellness is a useful term that may be used by quacks as well as experts. Facts about Physical Fitness Physical fitness is a multidimensional state of being. The health-related components of physical fitness are directly associated with good health. The skill-related components of physical fitness are more associated with performance than good health. Metabolic fitness is a non-performance component of total fitness. Bone integrity is often considered to be a non-performance measure of fitness.
The many components of physical fitness are specific in nature, but are also inter-related. Good physical fitness is important to, but is not the same as physical health and wellness.
The Facts about Healthy Lifestyles Lifestyle change, more than any other factor, is considered to be the best way of preventing illness and early death in our society. The major causes of early death have shifted from infectious diseases to chronic lifestyle related conditions.
Web Healthy lifestyles are critical to wellness. Regular physical activity, sound nutrition, and managing stress are considered to be priority healthy lifestyles. The shift in causes of illness and the new emphasis on fitness, wellness, and healthy lifestyles has resulted in a shift toward prevention and promotion in addition to disease treatment. A personal philosophy that emphasizes Health can lead to behaviors that promote it.
Everyone can benefit from healthy lifestyles. Healthy behaviors are most effective when practiced for a Lifetime. Healthy lifestyles must be adopted based on Personal needs. Strategies for Action: The Facts Self-assessments of healthy lifestyles will help you determine areas in which you may need changes to promote optimal health, wellness, and fitness. Initial self-assessments of wellness and fitness will provide information for self-comparison as you learn more about health, wellness and fitness.
What is wellness and how would you measure it? How does physical fitness differ from physical activity? How does health differ from wellness? How would the medical system benefit from a shift from treatment to prevention? How much of health and wellness is in your personal control?
How do quacks use the terms "holistic" and "wellness" to their advantage? Do you think fitness and exercise are a fad? Are they here to stay? Why is knowledge about fitness and wellness important to behavior change? What would you like to learn in this class? Rather, the purpose is for students to learn that wellness is multi-dimensional and that their attitudes influence to a great degree their perceptions of wellness. Lab 1b: Physical Fitness Stunts Procedure: Students complete a variety of stunts as described in the lab.
Have students complete the Results section to evaluate their fitness. Have the students complete the Conclusions and Implications sections of the lab to describe their results. In either case, it is important to demonstrate each stunt one at a time so students know the correct technique.
If you cannot perform the stunt, have a capable student demonstrate it. Allow several practices. Most items are self-explanatory and safe. These suggestions may help: For the long jump, have students lie down to mark height on floor before the jump. For the paper drop, you may want to fix the position of the hand over a table or desk to keep it from moving.
For the double heel click, advise students to turn toes outward to keep from hitting the ankles together. It is recommended that students pair off with a partner to complete the assessments partners will help each other record results and that a brief warm-up is done prior to the activity.
Emphasize to the students that their performances on the stunts are not absolute assessments of their fitness. The main purpose of the exercise is for students to better understand the different aspects of fitness. The stunts are not intended to be a highly accurate test of fitness but are indicative of the nature of the various fitness components.
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A description of each dimension follows. Physical Wellness. People who are physically well actively make healthy decisions on a daily basis. They eat a.Reply