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95-200- Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 130 pages long!)


Department
Kinesiology
Course Code
KINE 1000
Professor
Dr.Sarah Woodruff
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U Windsor
95-200
Final EXAM
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Health and Wellness January 10, 2017
What is Health?
Term is used almost unconsciously, yet many people do not understand the broad scope of the
word. Health a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being.
Definitions (?)
o Physical, social, psychological different aspects
o Without illness/sickness
o Being in shape
What is wellness?
o Feelings about health, perceive, deal with things
Founders of Health?
Asklepios (Greek) or Aesculapius (Roman) creator of medicine
God of medicine and healing
Fictional character in Stan Lee comic books and seen first in Thor
2 daughters:
o Panacea to heal, a remedy for all difficulties, a cure-all
o Hygiene healthy, akin to well and to living, a science of the establishment and
maintenance of health conditions or practices conductive to health
Health goes back all the way to the Greek gods.
Health is the Absence of Disease
Before the late 1800’s a person was healthy if they weren’t suffering from a life-
threatening infectious disease.
o Bubonic plague, pneumonic plague, influenza, TB, and cholera
Elate 1800’s to early 1900’s
SANITIZING THE ENVIRONMENT thought: good health = good hygiene
Early 1900’s
People mainly died from TB, pneumonia, and influenza. Average life expectancy was
58.8 yrs (male) and 60.6 yrs (female)
Men take more health risks, etc.
Those born in 2003
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Life expectancy of 79.9 yrs (male) and 82.4 yrs (female)
YET those born today are thought to actually have lower life expectancy than their
parents
o Why? We’re not as active anymore, eating more processed foods, large obesity
rates.
1947 WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
Defined health as
o A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely that
absence of disease or infirmity
But we know that health is limited by such factors as income, education, occupation,
access to medical care, environmental pollution, age, and sex….
MENTI Question?
What factor (income, education, occupation, access to medical care, environmental
pollution, age, and sex) do you think is the most influential?
THE ANSWER IS EDUCATION because it can influence all the other things
Health in Canada Today
What do people die from today?
o Leading causes of death:
1. Cancer
2. Heart Disease
3. Stroke
Cancer over took heart disease because there are many types of cancer
Health in Windsor?
Leading cause of death in Windsor Diseases of the Circulatory disease
What percentage of Windsorites reported that their health was good, very good, or
excellent 90%
Measuring Health Status
Just because we live longer, doesn’t necessarily mean we live healthier (quality of life)
Mortality death rate associated with diseases
Morbidity illness rate (living with the disease) quality of years becomes very
important not quantity
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