SCI 100 Entire Course

SCI 100 Entire Course

Week One: Dimensions of Health
Details Due Points
Objectives 1.1 Explain how the six dimensions of health affect personal health.

1.2 Explain personal choices and habits that promote health.


1.3 Analyze behavior change techniques. Jan. 7 – 13, 2014
Readings Read Ch. 1 of Access to Health.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Discussion Questions and
Participation Respond to weekly discussion questions by posting an initial response to each of the 2 discussion questions each week. Also keep in mind you are required to participate on at least three different days during the online week. The number of substantive messages required to earn full participation each week includes a minimum of 8 posts distributed over at least 3 of the 7 days for a total of 4 points maximum. This includes your initial discussion questions response and your responses to your peers' and facilitator's comments. DQ 1 -Wed., Jan.8

DQ 2-
Fri.,
Jan. 10

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Nongraded Activities and Preparation Read the University of Phoenix Material: Using MyHealthLab® located on the student website.

Examine MyHealthLab® by selecting the Student Text Resources link found on your student website. Then, select the MyHealthLab® link and then the Course Information tab.

Familiarize yourself with the Chapter Contents tab within MyHealthLab®. Any activities or preparation in this course will be located in the individual chapters of this tab.

Complete the Assess Yourself: How Healthy Are You? worksheet located in the Live It section of the Ch. 1 Chapter Contents tab in MyHealthLab®.

Reflect on this worksheet to help you complete the Personal Health Assessment Paper due this week.
Learning Team Instructions Resource: Learning Team Toolkit

Complete the Learning Team Charter as a team. Post the final draft of the Learning Team Charter in the Learning Team forum. Post it as an attachment to a thread entitle, Final Learning Team Charter. Mon., Jan, 13

Individual
Personal Health Assessment Paper Resources: The text and MyHealthLab®

Write a 700 - to 1,050-word paper addressing the following points:

• Identify which three of the six dimensions of health you are strongest in.
• Describe why you think the identified three dimensions are your strongest.
• Describe how you would become stronger in the other three dimensions.
• Discuss personal choices you could make and habits you could change to improve your health.
• Identify behavior change techniques and analyze how they could help you.
• Discuss what you want to learn in this course to help you lead a healthy lifestyle.

Note. While you must be specific when discussing your health choices and habits, avoid discussing anything that is of a deeply personal nature.

Include at least one peer-reviewed reference.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your paper through the gradebook link. Mon., Jan, 13
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Week Two: Psychosocial Health and Stress Management
Details Due Points
Objectives 2.1 Describe how the four components of psychosocial health affect personal well-being.

2.2 Analyze stress management techniques Jan. 14 - 20, 2014
Readings Read Ch. 2 & 3 of the text

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Discussion Questions and
Participation Respond to weekly discussion questions by posting an initial response to each of the 2 discussion questions each week. Also keep in mind you are required to participate on at least three different days during the online week. The number of substantive messages required to earn full participation each week includes a minimum of 8 posts distributed over at least 3 of the 7 days for a total of 4 points maximum. This includes your initial discussion questions response and your responses to your peers' and facilitator's comments.
DQ 1 -Wed., Jan.15

DQ 2 – Fri.
Jan. , 17
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Nongraded Activities and Preparation Complete the Assess Yourself: Stress worksheet located in the Live It section of the Ch. 3 Chapter Contents tab in MyHealthLab®.

Reflect on this worksheet to help you complete the Stress Effects and Management Proposal assignment due this week.
Individual
Stress Effects and Management Proposal Resources: The text, MyHealthLab®

Select a stress management technique from Ch. 2 & 3 of the text.

Practice the selected technique for 2 days as you consider the following questions:

• How do the four components of psychosocial health affect your well-being?
• How effective was the technique in reducing your stress?
• Would you use that technique again?
• Would you recommend it to others?

Imagine that your company has announced an upcoming onsite wellness program and your manager has asked you to submit a proposal for a stress management technique to implement at work.

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Stress Management Proposal located on the student website.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word proposal about the stress management technique that includes information from the Week Two readings, information from the University of Phoenix Material: Stress Management Proposal, and responses to the following questions:

• How do you think you would have responded to other stress management techniques?

• How would you rank the stress management techniques in terms of personal effectiveness? Once you have ranked them, be sure to provide your rationale for your personal ranking.

Include at least one peer-reviewed reference.

Format your proposal consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your paper through the gradebook link.



Week Three: Physical Fitness and Nutrition
Details Due Points
Objectives 3.1 Identify lifestyle practices that contribute to healthy weight.

3.2 Explain health risks associated with obesity.

3.3 Describe the relationship between nutrition and health.

3.4 Analyze components of a sound fitness program. Jan. 21 – 27, 2014
Readings Read Ch. 8–10 and Appendix 1-11 of the text.
Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Discussion Questions and
Participation Respond to weekly discussion questions by posting an initial response to each of the 2 discussion questions each week. Also keep in mind you are required to participate on at least three different days during the online week. The number of substantive messages required to earn full participation each week includes a minimum of 8 posts distributed over at least 3 of the 7 days for a total of 4 points maximum. This includes your initial discussion questions response and your responses to your peers' and facilitator's comments.
DQ 1 - Wed., Jan. 22

DQ 2


Nongraded Activities and Preparation
Watch the “ABC News Videos: Going Green” video located under the See It section of the chapter contents for Ch. 8 in MyHealthLab®.

Complete the Assess Yourself: Test Your Exercise IQ worksheet located under the Live It section of the Ch. 10 Chapter Contents tab in MyHealthLab®.

Reflect on both the video and worksheet to help you complete your Nutrition and Fitness Paper due this week.
Individual
Nutrition and Fitness Paper Resources: The text and MyHealthLab®

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you include the following:

• Explain your current fitness and nutritional habits.

• Explain some of the health risks associated with obesity.

• Identify and describe three new fitness habits that you could reasonably incorporate into your lifestyle. How could these new habits improve your health?

• Identify and describe three new nutritional habits that you could reasonably incorporate into your lifestyle. How might these habits improve your health?

• Discuss how each new habit would promote healthy-weight management.

• Discuss how each new habit would benefit your health in general.

Include at least two peer-reviewed references.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Submit your paper through the gradebook link. Mon., Jan. 27 15


Week Four: Major Diseases
Details Due Points
Objectives 4.1 Describe common cardiovascular disorders.

4.2 Compare methods of cancer detection and treatment.

4.3 Describe specific actions to reduce the risk of heart disease and
cancer.

4.4 Describe measures to prevent infection and to strengthen the immune system Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2014
Readings Read Ch. 15–17 of the text.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Discussion Questions and
Participation
Respond to weekly discussion questions by posting an initial response to each of the 2 discussion questions each week. Also keep in mind you are required to participate on at least three different days during the online week. The number of substantive messages required to earn full participation each week includes a minimum of 8 posts distributed over at least 3 of the 7 days for a total of 4 points maximum. This includes your initial discussion questions response and your responses to your peers' and facilitator's comments. DQ 1 - Wed., Jan. 29


DQ 2-
Fri., Jan. 31

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Nongraded Activities and Preparation
Watch the “ABC News Videos: Heart Disease in America” video located in the See It section of the Ch. 15 Chapter Contents tab in MyHealthLab®.

Complete the Assess Yourself: Cancer: Understanding Your Personal Risk worksheet located in the Live It section of the Ch. 16 chapter contents in MyHealthLab®.

Watch the “ABC News Videos: Attack of the Superbug” video located in the See It section of the Ch. 15 Chapter Contents tab in MyHealthLab®.

Reflect on the videos and worksheet to help you complete the Presentation of a Major Disease assignment due this week.
Learning Team
Presentation on a Major Disease Resources: The text and MyHealthLab®
Select one topic from any of the following 3 categories for your team’s presentation. One team member to obtain faculty approval through Individual forum to avoid duplication with other teams. If your team would like to address another topic or category of disease, obtain approval from your instructor.

• Category 1: Cardiovascular disease

o High blood pressure
o Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
o Heart failure
o Stroke and Transient ischemic attach (mini-stroke)

• Category 2: Cancer

o Bladder cancer
o Breast cancer
o Colon and rectal cancer
o Kidney (renal cell) cancer
o Lung cancer
o Pancreatic cancer

• Category 3: Infectious diseases

o Staphylococcal
o Pneumonia
o Tuberculosis
o Antibiotic resistance
o Influenza

Address the following in your presentation:

• Describe the disease, including how the disease affects the body.

• State the signs and symptoms that help people detect the disease.
• Explain the relationships between the disease and nutrition, obesity, and fitness.

• Describe specific actions a person can take to prevent infectious disease and to strengthen the immune system.

Submit your team findings through the gradebook link in a 10 - to 12-slide, plus a title slide and a reference slide, Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes. The Introduction slide and reference slide are counted separately making a total of 12 to 14 slides.


Mon., Feb., 3

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Week Five: Global Health Care Issues
Details Due Points
Objectives 5.1 Determine how environmental issues affect global health.

5.2 Describe issues facing today’s health care system. Feb., 4 – 10, 2014
Readings Read Ch. 20 & 21 and Appendices A-3 through A-9 of the text.

Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Discussion Questions and
Participation Respond to weekly discussion questions by posting an initial response to each of the 2 discussion questions each week. Also keep in mind you are required to participate on at least three different days during the online week. The number of substantive messages required to earn full participation each week includes a minimum of 8 posts distributed over at least 3 of the 7 days for a total of 4 points maximum. This includes your initial discussion questions response and your responses to your peers' and facilitator's comments. DQ 1 - Wed., Feb. 5


DQ 2-
Fri.,
Feb. 7 4

Individual
Environmental Issues on Global Health Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Environmental Issues on Global Health located on your student website.

Submit your paper through the gradebook link. Mon., Feb. 10 15
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