Understanding Personal Health (2-DVD Series)

$259.90

This series provides perspectives – individual, community, national, global – on personal health to help young adults see how they fit into the big picture. Also gives practical examples of how viewers can improve their own personal health.

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This two-part series provides multilevel perspectives – individual, community, national, global – on personal health to help young adults see how they fit into the big picture. In addition, practical examples of how viewers can improve their own personal health are included throughout, along with commentary by health care professionals.
 
Though filmed in Australia, the information in these programs has global relevance for everyone.
 
In English, with English-language subtitles. Viewing time: 18-26 minutes each. 2010. Can purchase separately (please see the Product Options box above). $259.90 for the 2-DVD series.
 
Click here to view a video clip of the series.
 
The series includes:
  • Influences on the Health of Individuals ($129.95)
    The ability to be healthy is influenced by many factors – some of our choosing, and some not. This program examines how individual, sociocultural, socioeconomic, and environmental factors impact peoples lives and what individuals can do to positively shape their health, both in the present and for the future.

    Topics range from modifiable and non-modifiable determinants of health, to how education and a good attitude can improve health, to the potentially positive or negative influences of family, peers, and the media on health. Viewing time: 18 minutes. Click here to view a video clip.

  • Strategies to Promote the Health of Individuals ($129.95)
    The World Health Organization defines health promotion as the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants, and thereby improve their health. This program takes a close look at lifestyle approaches, preventive medical approaches, and public health approaches to health promotion.

    The importance of integrated health promotion involving educational initiatives, a variety of media approaches, the expansion of health-friendly environments, government support, and ongoing medical research is stressed. Viewing time: 26 minutes.

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