Health Vocab Unit 1

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Introduction unit

Areas of Wellness

Physical, Social, Emotional, Mental, Spiritual

Lifestyle Choices

Choices made daily of how to treat the body and mind (hygiene, diet)

Infectious Disease

(Communicable) A disease that is spread from one living thing to another or through the environment.
Prevention: Wash hands, food, and utensils that reach orifices ;)

Lifestyle Disease

Diseases that cannot be passed from person to person.
Three ways a person could get a lifestyle disease: 1. Daily Choices 2. Environment 3. Heredity

Pre-disposition to Diseases

When someone is more likely to contract a disease because of their heredity.

Average Life Span

77.9 years old

Centenarian

a person 100 years or older

Chronological Age

Age measured in years from date of birth

Physiological Age

Age is estimated from the body's health and probable life expectancy

Lifestyle Practices that Prolong Good Health

1. 8-10 hours of sleep 2. Healthy Breakfast 3. Regular Physical Activity 4. Eat a Variety of Nutritious Foods 5. Healthy Weight 6. Abstaining from alcohol and other drugs 7. Abstaining from sexual activity before marriage 8. Manage stress 9. positive relationships 10. practice safe behaviors

Values

rules for your behavior, your views of right and wrong "LIFE'S STEERING WHEEL"

Goal Setting

decide what is important to achieve in your life

1st Step to Writing a Goal

Write and identify

2nd Step to Writing a Goal

State specific behaviors that will help you set a goal

3rd Step to Writing a Goal

Steps to get ready

4th Step to Writing a Goal

Commit to a starting time

5th Step to Writing a Goal

Make a chart to measure progress

6th Step to Writing a Goal

Rewards

Motivation

A force that moves people to act. Someone needs this to change their behavior. Has two types.

Drives

instincts, motivations that are inborn, not learned

Learned motivation

life experiences

Factors of the Reward

the value, the timing, the cost, the probability

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