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Ch 7: MEGA Health: Personal Health Promotion

About This Chapter

This chapter on Personal Health Promotion is packed with informative video lessons conducted by professional instructors who put them together with the MEGA Health exam in mind. Our materials can help you prepare effectively for the related portion of the test.

MEGA Health: Personal Health Promotion - Chapter Summary

This chapter covers aspects of and strategies for healthy living. The lessons pay attention to the particular topics you'll need to be familiar with when taking the MEGA Health exam, such as:

  • Defining health and wellness
  • The health promotion model
  • Healthy behaviors
  • Lifestyle choices and personal wellness
  • Setting healthy goals
  • Strategies for making big choices
  • Role of familial health history
  • Reducing risk factor effects
  • Human flora

Each lesson will give you the chance to make sure you understood it by providing a practice quiz that will link you back to the relevant point in the material whenever you answer incorrectly. And if you're more of an offline studier, these quizzes can also be printed in worksheet form.

10 Lessons in Chapter 7: MEGA Health: Personal Health Promotion
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

What Is Physical Health? - Definition, Components & Examples

2. What Is Physical Health? - Definition, Components & Examples

Physical health is critical for overall well-being and is the most visible of the various dimensions of health, which also include social, intellectual, emotional, spiritual and environmental health. Some of the most obvious and serious signs that we are unhealthy appear physically. Addressing this dimension is crucial for anyone attempting to sustain overall health and wellness.

What Is the Health Promotion Model? - Definition & Theory

3. What Is the Health Promotion Model? - Definition & Theory

In this lesson, you will learn about the health promotion model and its influences on health behaviors. You will also gain an understanding of the theory behind the health promotion model and how that theory affects health promotion outcomes.

Health Behaviors and Promotion: Definition & Explanation

4. Health Behaviors and Promotion: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, we will discuss health promotion, health behavior, and the three different kinds of disease prevention strategies you can employ to stay healthy for as long as possible.

Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

5. 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!

Personal Goal Setting: Definition & Ideas

6. Personal Goal Setting: Definition & Ideas

Everyone sits around daydreaming about what they want to have and do in life. The question is, 'how are we going to do it?' It is important to establish personal goals and then a plan on how to reach them. This lesson shows you how to do that.

Tips for Making Realistic Major Choices

7. Tips for Making Realistic Major Choices

This video will offer tips for making realistic major choices. In the lesson, you will learn questions to ask yourself that will guide you in finding major choices that are right for you.

Evaluating Family Health History as a Risk Factor for Disease

8. Evaluating Family Health History as a Risk Factor for Disease

Certain diseases run in families. A family health history gathers health information about a person's close relatives. Learn how this information can be used to help predict a patient's risk of developing a disease in their lifetime.

Mitigating the Effects of Personal Health Risk Factors

9. Mitigating the Effects of Personal Health Risk Factors

There are several personal health risk factors that can increase your chances of serious health issues. This lesson takes a look at some common risk factors that can be addressed before they become much larger problems.

Preventing Disease: Normal Human Flora

10. Preventing Disease: Normal Human Flora

This lesson will give you a basic understanding of what human flora is. You'll learn about the different locations of flora, such as the gut, and what mutualistic, commensal, and opportunistic microbes are.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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