Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper addressing the following points:
Identify which three of the six dimensions of health you are strongest in.
Describe why you think the identified three dimensions are your strongest.
Describe how you would become stronger in the other three dimensions.
Discuss personal choices you could make and habits you could change to improve your health.
Identify behavior change techniques and analyze how they could help you.
Discuss what you want to learn in this course to help you lead a healthy lifestyle.
Note. While you must be specific when discussing your health choices and habits, avoid discussing anything that is of a deeply personal nature.
Individual Stress Effects and Management Proposal
Select a stress management technique from Ch. 2 & 3 of the text.
Practice the selected technique for 2 days as you consider the following questions:
How do the four components of psychosocial health affect your well-being?
How effective was the technique in reducing your stress?
Would you use that technique again?
Would you recommend it to others?
Imagine that your company has announced an upcoming onsite wellness program and your manager has asked you to submit a proposal for a stress management technique to implement at work.
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Stress Management Proposal located on the student website.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word proposal about the stress management technique that includes information from the Week Two readings, information from the University of Phoenix Material: Stress Management Proposal, and responses to the following questions:
How do you think you would have responded to other stress management techniques?
How would you rank the stress management techniques in terms of personal effectiveness? Once you have ranked them, be sure to provide your rationale for your personal ranking.
Individual Nutrition and Fitness Paper
Resources: The text and MyHealthLab®
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you include the following:
Explain your current fitness and nutritional habits.
Explain some of the health risks associated with obesity.
Identify and describe three new fitness habits that you could reasonably incorporate into your lifestyle. How could these new habits improve your health?
Identify and describe three new nutritional habits that you could reasonably incorporate into your lifestyle. How might these habits improve your health?
Discuss how each new habit would promote healthy-weight management.
Discuss how each new habit would benefit your health in general.
Include at least two peer-reviewed references.
Learning Team Assignment: Presentation of a Major Disease
Resources: The text and MyHealthLab®
Select one topic from each of the following categories for your team’s presentation. Obtain faculty approval to avoid duplication with other teams. If you would like to address another topic or category of disease, obtain approval from your instructor.
o Category 1: Cardiovascular disease
High blood pressure
Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
Stroke and Transient ischemic attach (ministroke)
o Category 2: Cancer
Colon and rectal cancer
Kidney (renal cell) cancer
o Category 3: Infectious diseases
Address the following in your presentation:
o Describe the disease, including how the disease affects the body.
o State the signs and symptoms that help people detect the disease.
o Explain the relationships between the disease and nutrition, obesity, and fitness.
o Describe specific actions a person can take to prevent infectious disease and to strengthen the immune system.
Present your team findings to the class in a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation.