To prepare for this Assignment:
Review the article “Health, well-being and wellness: An anthropological eco-systematic approach.” Consider the factors that influence health behavior.
Complete the following assessment in Health: The basics, 13th edition:
- Chapter 1 Personal Health Assessment “How Healthy Are You?”
- Pay particular attention to your predisposition to health conditions and behaviors that reinforce or change health behavior.
Application Assignment (2–3 pages)
- Summarize any insights you gained as a result of taking the Personal Health Assessment.
THE insights I gained as a result of the Personal Health Assessment
- If you are predisposed to any chronic illnesses or disease, explain how this might affect your health behavior, and explain why.
- If you are not predisposed to any conditions, explain how you might reinforce or change your health behavior to prevent the contraction of chronic illness and disease.
- Describe any enabling (e.g. cultural, environmental, social) factors which may influence your health behavior and explain why.
Support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources as appropriate.