ERIC Number: ED337431
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
College Student Self-Care Diary.
Greenberg, Jerrold S.; Dintiman, George B.
The purpose of this docoment is to help college students maintain health by keeping a weekly diary of health related behaviors including diet, exercise, and stress levels. In addition each weekly entry presents a self-care tip for health improvement. Discussions of the college student and health, health and lifestyle, instructions on use of the diary, a sample week's entry, and techniques for changing behavior are included. Self-care tips deal with: when and how to be your own doctor, sexually transmitted diseases, skin aging and skin cancer, preventing dental caries, personal exercise programs, time management, fertility control, nutritional myths, managing anxiety, cardiorespiratory fitness, testes and breast self-examination, managing cholesterol, preventing fitness injury, relaxation techniques, preventing osteoporosis, nutrition and cancer prevention, self-assertion, and a sensible approach to weight control. The final section offers toll-free numbers for health information, an exercise activity chart, a calorie chart and guide to nutritive value, and a list of common injuries and their treatment. (LL)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, College Students, Diaries, Health Education, Health Materials, Higher Education, Physical Fitness, Preventive Medicine, Self Care Skills
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC. Association for the Advancement of Health Education.