ERIC Number: ED250277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Education in Healthy Lifestyles: Curriculum Implications. Fastback 216.
Seffrin, John R.; Torabi, Mohammad R.
The nature of a healthy lifestyle and its significance to quality of life is examined. Following a discussion on what is involved in a healthy lifestyle, major health problems are described: (1) smoking; (2) alcohol and drug abuse; (3) sexually transmitted diseases; (4) diet and obesity; (5) stress; and (6) inadequate sleep. Recommendations are made for developing a healthy lifestyle that will help to reduce substantially the risk of chronic disease and premature death. Suggestions are made for developing a healthy lifestyle curriculum for schools. References are included as well as sources offering curriculum materials on health education. (JD)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Disease Control, Drug Abuse, Exercise, Health Education, Life Style, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical Examinations, Physical Health, Quality of Life, Sleep, Smoking, Stress Variables, Well Being
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth and Union, Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($0.75).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Phi Delta Kappa, Toledo, OH.
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.