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what are health related outcomes and behaviors that affect college students? What are the leading cause of death among college aged individuals?
stress (28%), sleep problems (19.6%), anxiety (19.3%), sick (13.9%)
leading cause: unintentional injuries, suicide, homicide
What is the leading barrier to college students academic performance?
Stress, sleep problems
what is mortality?
death or proportion of deaths to the population
what are life expectancy and healthy life expectancy?
life: expected years of life left to live
healthy life: expected # of years at full health left
Compare and contrast the medical and public health models
Medical: focus--individual and physical functioning
goal--treatment of disease
definition of health--absence of disease
Public: focus--protecting and improving health of individuals, families, and communities through education, disease prevention, promotion of healthy lifestyles, policies, and health services
Goal--promote the health and prevent disease by reducing or eliminating the factors that cause illness and disease: protect the population
prevention: actions and behaviors designed to help people from getting sick
health promotion: policies and programs that promote health and maintain behaviors known to support good health
Definition of health: the state of complete, physical, mental and social well-being not just the absence of disease
List and describe each of the 6 wellness dimensions
physical health: body size and functioning
social health: interpersonal network and successful interaction with others
intellectual health: ability to think clearly and make responsible decisions
Emotional health: appreciation of ones external environment
what are "determinants of health"
the array of critical influences that determine the health of individuals and communities
biology and genetics: non modifiable
social: social factors and physical conditions in the environment
what is healthy people 2020
nations prevention agenda
every 10 years sets benchmarks to track progress and focus efforts to change behaviors, policies, and programs
Goals: attain high-quality, longer lives free of preventable disease, disability, injury, premature death
improve the health of all groups
create environments that promote good health for all
5 groups of health determinants
biology and genetics
belief that you are capable of achieving certain goals or performing at a level that may influence events in life
locus of control
belief that you have power over your own actions
what does SMART stand for
step wise process of making a small series of changes
how does "modeling" help you in the process of change
learning from role models is a key component of change. enlisting others as support agents, model behavior can get you inspired and motivated
substituting a desirable behavior for an undesired one
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