ERIC Number: ED288590
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Telecourse Study Guide to "Here's to Your Health."
This study guide was prepared to accompany "Here's to Your Health," a telecourse focusing on lifestyle factors influencing health, which was designed to provide the tools necessary for achieving and maintaining an optimal, healthy lifestyle. For each of 27 lessons, the study guide presents learning objectives, an overview of content, study assignments, a list of key terms, textbook focus questions, television focus questions, optional exercises to improve one's health, a self-test, and an answer key. The lessons focus on: "Why We're Killing Ourselves"; depression; stress; sexual development "From Puberty to Menopause"; sex roles and sexuality; adolescent anxiety; aging; drinking problems; smoking; quiting smoking; street drugs and medicines; exercise; sports injuries; nutrition; obesity and dieting; sexually transmitted diseases; hypertension; heart attacks; heart attack prevention; causes of cancer; detection and prevention of cancer; cancer treatment; the gastrointestinal tract; back problems; over-the-counter drugs; talking to one's doctor; and environmental health. An appendix on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is included. (EJV)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Diseases, Health, Health Activities, Health Education, Health Materials, Life Style, Mental Health, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Health, Study Guides, Telecourses, Two Year Colleges
Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., 2460 Kerper Blvd., Dubuque, IA 52001 ($13.95 per copy).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dallas County Community Coll. District, TX.
Note: A companion to the television lessons "Here's to Your Health," which were produced by KERA-TV, PBS, Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton, TX.