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ERIC Number: ED250277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 48
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-87367-216-X
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)
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth and Union, Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($0.75).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Phi Delta Kappa, Toledo, OH.
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.