This course provides an overview of the key components of comprehensive wellness. Based on a preventive model, the course will allow learners to explore choices that promote wellness with goals of living longer and better.
Determine how environmental issues impact global health.
Describe measures to prevent infection and strengthen the immune system.
Describe specific actions to reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer.
Compare methods of cancer detection and treatment.
Describe common cardiovascular disorders.
Physical Fitness and Nutrition
Analyze components of a sound fitness program.
Describe the relationship between nutrition and health.
Explain health risks associated with obesity.
Identify lifestyle practices that contribute to healthy weight.
Psychosocial Health and Stress Management
Analyze stress management techniques.
Describe how the four components of psychosocial health affect personal well-being.
The Dimensions of Health
Analyze behavior change techniques.
Explain personal choices and habits that promote health.
Explain how the six dimensions of health affect personal health.
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