PET 3097 Chapter 1: Chapter1

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Physical Education Theory
PET 3097
Joseph Gordon

Chapter 1 Health and Wellness Health state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease Wellness optimal health achieved through an active process b which an individual makes healthy choices Dimensions o Realization of the fullest potential, physically, psychologically, socially, spiritually, and economically o Fulfillment of role expectations in family, community, place of worship, workplace, and other settings Burden of disease gap between the actual and optimal state of health Environmental Determinants of Health Physical elements that affect health; includes the natural and manmade environment Chemicals affect eggs and sperm Early childhood has profound influence on health in adult life Toxic exposures increase the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases Built (manmade) environment Communities designed for motor vehicle transportation promote inactivity and obesity Socioeconomic Determinants of Health Individuals social experiences and economic realities Socioeconomic status (SES) individuals position in society based on education, occupation, and income Race and gender influence SES and contribute to health disparities Family Education and financial status Race and ethnicity Race categories of humans based largely upon physical characteristics Ethnicity groups of people defined by their culture, traditions, nationality, or ancestry Gender Medical care Personal behaviors Dimensions of Wellness Physical Emotional Social Intellectual Spiritual Occupational Environmental
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