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Contemporary Health Issues Mr. Sirchio Health Grade 11 Room 1107
Infectious Diseases • • • Pathogens and the body’s natural defenses Methods of transmission and prevention Stages of disease Childhood diseases Common Infectious Diseases (influenza, mononucleosis, staph, strep, Lyme, etc. ) • STD’s and AIDS/HIV
Non-Infectious Diseases • • • Heart Disease Cancer Alzheimer’s Disease Diabetes Parkinson’s Disease Contributing Factors
Physical Fitness • Definition • The role of physical fitness in increasing life expectancy • Benefits of Physical Fitness • Components of Fitness • Types of Exercises • Evaluating Physical Fitness • Planning a Physical Fitness Program
Nutrition • • Identify the Benefits of Nutrition Food Guide Pyramid Identify the 6 classes of nutrients Meal Planning and Preparation Eating Disorders Assess and evaluate food labels Examine risks associated with obesity Achieving and maintaining proper weight levels.
Stress Management • • • Examine stressors and effects on body Identify the categories of stress Identify the strategies used to combat stress Decision Making Processes Conflict Resolution/ Violence Prevention
Health Careers • • Respiratory Therapist Registered/ Practical Nurse Dietitian Athletic Trainer Physician EMT Dentist
First Aid • Recognizing a safe environment • Dealing with open/closed wounds • Responding to muscle, bone, and joint injuries • Identifying and treating 1 st, 2 nd, and 3 rd degree burns • Identifying and treating life threatening situations
Substance Abuse • Physiological Effects of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs. • Controlled Substance • Performance Enhancing Drugs • Over-The-Counter Drugs • Drug Interactions • Treatment and Prevention
School Rules • All school rules will be enforced: – Hats, hoods, headbands, do-rags will not be worn in this classroom. – No food or drink may be consumed in this classroom. – The use of profanity is prohibited and the use of such words as please, thank you, and excuse me is encouraged.
Class Expectations • The student is responsible for all missed work due to an absence from class. • Raise your hand if you have something to share with the class during group discussions. • All students must come to class prepared everyday with a pen / pencil. • Be respectful and courteous to everyone in the room. • DON’T CHEAT!
Grading Policy 1. Quizzes = 30% 2. Class Projects = 20% 3. Class Work Assignments = 300% 4. Quarterly= 20%
The Scrambler • • • Vitamins Fatty Acids Polyunsaturated Amino Acids Supplement Overnutrition Glucose Toxin Undernutrition Nutrient Deficiencies • • • Essential Amino Acids Urine Minerals Starch Fiber Protein Vegetarians Empty Calories Glycogen Balanced Meal