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SLR- Healthy Lifestyles

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Taylor Morley

on 10 October 2012

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Transcript of SLR- Healthy Lifestyles

Using Microsoft word or excel, create a 1 week timetable to display the relationship between components of your lifestyle.

> Use colour-coding

Answer the following questions:
1. Is your lifestyle balanced or unbalanced? Why? Why not?
2. Is your lifestyle health promoting?
3. Predict the consequences of your lifestyle if it appears unbalanced.

In your responses consider all dimensions of health: Timetable activity Lauren is 16 and in year 11. She loves sport and has just made the NSW Schools Basketball team. She misses a lot of school due to basketball but doesn’t catch up on missed work because she thinks it is waste of time. Her half yearly report showed she had not handed in any assignments and her teachers are all worried she will not complete year 11 successfully. Scenario The 5 components mentioned need to be balanced to make sure all the other components work well and you are living a healthy lifestyle.
When our lifestyles are unbalanced or lacking certain components, we are susceptible to physical and mental health problems.

Example: If you work to much and don’t exercise or relax your stress levels may increase. You may be easily angered, lose friends, feel lonely and depressed, have high blood pressure and constant headaches. Balanced
Unbalanced lifestyles A condition of body and mind in which the nervous system is relatively inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended. Sleep Recreation or rest, especially after a period of work. Relaxation Any bodily activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness. Exercise Active- physical activity that a person voluntarily undertakes in their leisure time for the purpose of mental and/or physical satisfaction.

Passive- recreational activities that are commonly unorganised and non-competitive eg. Bird watching, picnicking, kite flying. Recreation Activities that produce a good or service

Paid- Work that generates and income to assist with survival needs.
Unpaid- Producing a good or service for no monetary benefit. Eg domestic work.
Study is another form that can be paid or unpaid. Eg. Youth allowance, school. Work Lifestyle components

Lifestyle refers to the way you live your life.

The five main lifestyle components are:

Work (Paid, unpaid, study)
Recreation (active, passive)
sleep Nature of Lifestyle You will examine the components that make up lifestyle – work, recreation, exercise, relaxation and sleep - and how they interact.
You will also look at the way drug use, nutrition and physical activity affect lifestyle.
Consequences of living an unbalanced lifestyle and the health issues that affect young people today.
You will then be able to use these skills to analyse your own lifestyle, and promote good health practices among your peers. What is covered in this unit? Healthy lifestyles Unit SLR What is another example?? 1. Identify the lifestyle components lacking in her life.
2. Identify the lifestyle components being overused in her life.
3. What are the consequences if she continues this behaviour.
4. Outline some improvements he could make to move toward a balanced lifestyle.
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