Ch 25: Health & Wellness Basics

About This Chapter

Recall the basics of health and wellness as you view these video lessons. Re-familiarize yourself with strategies for preventing illnesses and making better lifestyle choices. Test your skills with the chapter exam.

Health & Wellness Basics - Chapter Summary

When reviewing for a test, it's best to start with the basics including this chapter on health and wellness. In these video lessons you will go through a recap of the factors and lifestyle choices connected to maintaining one's health and improving overall wellness. After you go through the chapter, you should feel more confident about answering questions that address the following:

  • Wellness and related health terminology
  • Serious health problems in the U.S.
  • Choices affecting wellness
  • Wellness and locus of control
  • Identifying risk behaviors
  • Behavior change strategies
  • Developing a plan for health-improvement

There are many ways to use the materials we offer as you prepare for your test, and the easiest place to start is your user dashboard. This location acts as your central hub for studying. From here you can see every lesson or chapter you have already gone through, your scores from various quizzes, and recommendations for additional chapters to study. There is even a place where you can ask our instructors questions, just in case you need clarification on information from the chapters.

When reviewing for a test, you can decide whether you want to review everything or only a few topics. If you want to review everything, start with the first lesson in the chapter. Allow our instructors to guide you through the video lessons in order. Make sure to read the transcripts to improve retention of the materials. If you only want to review a few topics, glance at the lesson titles and select the video lessons you need. You can also double check to see how well you know the information by taking the lesson quizzes.

6 Lessons in Chapter 25: Health & Wellness Basics
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Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

1. Health & Wellness: Definition and Dimensions

It's important to be happy and healthy! This lesson will contrast between health and wellness as well as what the different dimension of wellness are and how they interact.

Major Health Problems in the United States

2. Major Health Problems in the United States

Ever wonder what the most common health-related problems are in the United States? You're about to find out what they are and how some of them are related.

Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

3. Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

What are lifestyle choices? What are acute and chronic problems? Which U.S. agencies are important for disease prevention? You'll find out about this and more in this lesson!

Locus of Control: Definition & Relation to Wellness

4. Locus of Control: Definition & Relation to Wellness

Are you an internally or externally focused person? What does that really all mean? How does it affect your view of the world and your potential successes and failures? This and more will be discussed in this lesson.

Risk Behavior and Strategies for Behavioral Change: Focus, Impact & Change

5. Risk Behavior and Strategies for Behavioral Change: Focus, Impact & Change

This lesson will discuss the short and long-term consequences of several different risk behaviors. We'll also go into some simple but effective strategies you can use to help avoid or stop these behaviors.

Creating a Behavior Management Plan: Steps & Behavioral Changes

6. Creating a Behavior Management Plan: Steps & Behavioral Changes

This lesson will outline the steps you need to take if you'd like to make a positive, health-related change in your life. You'll learn about keeping a journal and how to set SMART goals for yourself.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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