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Health Sci 1001 Final Notes.docx


Department
Health Sciences
Course Code
HS 1001A/B
Professor
Shauna Burke
Study Guide
Final

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CHAPTER ONE
Taking Charge of Your Health 9/12/2013 7:28:00 AM
DAY ONE
Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
Textbook
Use Connect (online study tool); does not work if bought used
Online eBook+LearnSmart ($74) with physical copy ($128.95)
Used book (may be $16 more expensive)
You don‘t have to use connect, textbook is just fine (Save $)
Instructor
Dr. Shauna Burke
Office: HSB 216
Email: sburke9@uwo.ca
Office hours: by appt
T.A: Olivia Martyniuk, omartyni@uwo.ca, has office hours
Evaluations
No online quizzes
Mid-term exam #1 (Tues Oct 8) 30%
Mid-term exam #2 (Tues Nov 12) 35%
Final exam 35%
NO ROUNDING of grades
Mid term exams are NOT cumulative, final exam IS
Notes
do NOT take pictures/record during lectures w/o permission
Approach prof AFTER class
MUST go to the student seminars (5% penalty for any unexcused
absence)
Not tested on health bites
REQUIRED READING: Chapter 1, pp 2-31
WHAT IS HEALTH?

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typically refers to the overall condition of a person‘s body or mind and to
the presence or absence of illness or injury.
can be determined or influenced by factors beyond your control, such as
your genes, age, the health care system, and the care you received as a
young child
WHAT IS WELLNESS?
Relatively new concept that expands our idea of health.
Refers to optimal health and vitality.
Living life fully with vitality and meaning.
An expanded idea of health.
Determined by the decisions you make about how you live your life.
7 dimensions
health: The overall condition of body or mind and the presence or absence of
illness or injury.
Wellness: Optimal health and vitality, encompassing all the dimensions of
well-being.
determinants of health: Twelve factors that influence the health of
individuals and groups.
risk factor: A condition that increases a person's chances of disease or
injury.
health promotion: A process of enabling people to increase control over and
improve their health.
DAY TWO
Readings: Chpt 1. Pg 2-31, Good Sci Vs Bad Sci macleans.ca
What is Health?
Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and
not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
- World Health Organization (WHO), 1948
Health is, therefore, seen as a resource for every day life ... Health is a
positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as
physical capabilities.

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- WHO, 1986 (Ottawa Charter)
What is Wellness?
An expanded idea of health
The ability to live life fully, with vitality and meaning
Largely determined by the decisions you make about how you live you
life
Not a static goal but a dynamic process of change and growth
Encompasses 7* interrelated dimensions
7 Dimensions of Wellness
1) Physical
2) Interpersonal/Social
3) Mental/Intellectual
4) Occupational
5) Emotional
6) Environmental
7) Spiritual
*These 7 dimensions interact continuously, influencing and being influenced
by one another
1) Physical Wellness
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