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Copy of Exercise, Health and Lifestyle (Introduction)

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Exercise, Health & Lifestyle
A lifestyle of an individual is an important factor that can impact on their long-term health and plays a key role in the prevention of a number of diseases.
This unit will give you the knowledge and skills to become a lifestyle coach. By the end of the unit you should:
Be able to assess the lifestyle
of a selected individual
Be able to plan a health-related physical
activity programme for a selected individual
A healthy lifestyle is important in terms of quality of life. Individuals, who take part in physical activity, eat a healthy diet, don’t smoke, drink in moderation and manage their stress levels are likely to live longer and cope better with the daily demands of life. Lifestyle plays a key role in the prevention of a large number of diseases including coronary heart disease, cancer and obesity
Lifestyle factors: physical activity recommendations and guidelines; benefits of physical activity; alcohol recommendations and guidelines; risks associated with excessive drinking; smoking - health risks; stress – health risks; diet
Lifestyle questionnaire: levels of physical activity; alcohol consumption; smoking; stress levels; diet
Consultation: one-to-one consultation; communication
Strategies: ways to increase physical activity levels; alcohol; smoking; stress management techniques; diet; behaviour change
Collect information
Goal setting: goals (short-, medium- and long-term); SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, time bound) targets
Principles of training: overload; specificity; progression; individual differences; variation; reversibility; FITT (frequency, intensity, time and type) principles
Appropriate activities
Exercise intensity
Know the importance of lifestyle factors in the maintenance of health and wellbeing
Be able to provide advice on
lifestyle improvement
Factors that influence your health and fitness...
1. What is health as defined by the World Health Organisation?

a). a state of complete physical and social wellbeing and not mearly the absence of disease

b). a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing and not mearly the absence of disease and infirmity

c). a state of complete mental wellbeing and physical fitness with the absence of illness

d). a state of complete wellbeing without become ill with such things as man flu
2. To gain health benefits the Department of Health recommends you do at least?

a). 1 hour of intense exercise on at least 4 days of the week

b). 45 minutes of moderate exercise 6 days of the week

c). 15 minutes of intense exercise twice a day on at least 5 days of the week

d). 30 minutes of moderate exercise on at least 5 days of the week
3. Children are encouraged to achieve at least .......... of .......... intensity activity every day?

a). 30 minutes of high intensity activity every day

b). 1 hour of light intensity activity every day

c). 1 hour of moderate intensity activity every day

d). 1 hour of dancing, climbing and running around sofas twice a day
5. From the list below select the five lifestyle factors that are significant in maintaining health and wellbeing

a) physical activity
b) happy outlook
c) playing sport
d) can win a fight
e) a healthy diet
f) not smoking
g) able to handle your drink
h) enjoying smoking and drinking in moderation
i) avoiding excessive alcohol intake
j) a dancing routine for a dance off
k) avoiding excessive stress
l) a slim body frame
6. Those who exercise regulary, stay healthy and maintain a good lifestyle are more likely to

a). have more friends and a better social life

b). be chosen for the UK ice hockey team

c). live in a big house and with a large family

d). live longer and cope better with the demands of daily life
4. Lifestyle refers to the way a person lives and reflects an individual's ........... , ........... & ...........

a). attitude, values & behaviours

b). drinking ability, diet & friends

c). wealth, environment & friends

d). physical fitness, social life and eating habits
1. b 2. d 3. c 4. a 5. a, e, f, i, k 6. d
The answers are in the title...
-Identify some of the factors that influence exercise, health and lifestyle
-Discuss the aim of the unit
-Identify how the unit is assessed
Group 1 - HEALTH


Group 3 - EXERCISE


A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes

A contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous

Activity requiring physical effort, carried out esp. to sustain or improve health and fitness

Any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that requires energy expenditure
Assignment One:
What makes an effective poster?


Table 1: Lucy, Kasey,
Billy and Jordan
Table 2: Emily, Cameron and Paul
Table 3: Cathrine, Will and Harrison
Table 4: Dulcie, Alfie and Luke
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