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Vocab #1

Define and give an example

What is health? Definition: a person's mental and physical condition Examples: Check-ups & exercising
What is wellness? Definition: overall state well-being Examples: medicine & getting sleep
What are lifestyle factors? Definition: ways a person lives that determines their health Examples: not eating vegetables & not exercising
What is prevention? Definition: practicing to keep healthy Examples: eating vegetables & getting more sleep
What is health continuum? Definition: a scale used to determine a person's health Examples: illness & wellness
What is heredity? Definition: traits passed on from parent to child Examples: eye color & hair color
What is an environment? Definition: all of your surroundings Examples: your family & your neighborhood
What is culture? Definitions: the beliefs and customs of a group Examples: hieroglyphics & street art
What are risk factors? Definitions: things that could lead to illness Examples: depression & alcohol
What are cumulative risks? Definitions: a small risk that could lead to something much greater Examples: smoking & drinking
Created by: Niya76709