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Health Sci 1001 Final Notes.docx

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

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Taking Charge of Your Health 9/12/2013 7:28:00 AM
Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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 $)
Dr. Shauna Burke
Office: HSB 216
Office hours: by appt
T.A: Olivia Martyniuk,, has office hours
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
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
Not tested on health bites
REQUIRED READING: Chapter 1, pp 2-31

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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
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
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
health promotion: A process of enabling people to increase control over and
improve their health.
Readings: Chpt 1. Pg 2-31, Good Sci Vs Bad Sci
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
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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