The Importance of Lifestyle Factors in the Maintenance of Health and Well-Being

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BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN SPORT
UNIT 14: EXERCISE, HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE

TITLE: KNOW THE IMPORTANCE OF LIFESTYLE FACTORS IN THE MAINTENANCE OF HEALTH AND WELL- BEING

ASSESSMENT TASK ONE
SCENARIO

You are a physical activity and health development officer working at Lewisham Council. Your role involves educating the local community on physical activity and health and working with individuals to help them improve their lifestyle. You assess the lifestyle of individuals, provide advice on lifestyle improvement and plan health-related physical activity programmes.

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You have been asked to produce an information booklet for individuals to help promote health living. Your booklet should describe lifestyle factors that affect health. These include: * The benefits of physical activity and physical activity recommendations * The health risks of smoking

* The health risks of excessive drinking and guidelines for safe drinking * The health risks of high stress levels
* The health risks of an unhealthy diet

P1 Describe lifestyle factors that have an effect on health| | Due date|
A| Physical activity: * Recommendations and guidelines, health benefits, psychological benefitsAlcohol: * Recommendations and guidelines * Risks associated with excessive drinking e.g malnutrition, cancer, stroke, cirrhosis, hypertension, depression, mood swingsSmoking: * Health risks e.g coronary heart disease, cancer, lung infections – bronchitis, emphysemaStress: * Health risks of excessive stress levels e.g hypertension, angina, stroke, heart attack, ulcers, depression, colitisDiet: * Benefits of a healthy diet, effects of poor nutrition, recommendations and guidelines, balance of good health| |

M1 Explain the effects of identified lifestyle factors on health| | Due date|
A| Explain the effects of the lifestyle factors identified in P1. Demonstrate a greater depth of understanding than required at pass level e.g how smoking increases the risk of certain diseases| | This assessment assesses grading criteria P1, M1

Deadline for final submission:
BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN SPORT
UNIT 14: EXERCISE, HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE

TITLE: BE ABLE TO ASSESS THE LIFESTYLE OF A SELECTED INDIVIDUAL

ASSESSMENT TASK TWO
SCENARIO

As your role of physical activity and health development officer working at Lewisham Council, you have been asked to produce a lifestyle questionnaire and a report, in order to assess the lifestyle of individuals. You will use these to assess the lifestyle of an individual of your choice, identify strengths and weaknesses and provide lifestyle improvement strategies for your chosen individual.

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* Devise a lifestyle questionnaire and then compile a report based on your findings

P2 Design and use a lifestyle questionnaire to describe the strengths and areas for improvement of the lifestyle of a selected individual| | Due date|
A| * Design a lifestyle questionnaire with questions to assess physical activity levels, smoking behaviour, alcohol consumption, stress levels and diet| | B| * Use the lifestyle questionnaire on a selected individual| |

M2 Explain the strengths and areas for improvement for the lifestyle of a selected individual| | Due date|
A| Explain the strengths and areas for improvement for the individual selected e.g alcohol consumption is within recommended guidelines, physical activity needs to be increased.| | B| This should be in the form of a report suitable to give to the individual| |

D1 Evaluate the lifestyle of a selected individual and prioritise areas for change| | Due date|
A| You need to make judgements of the significance of strengths and areas for improvement and decide what changes are most important.| | B| This should be included in your report| |

This assessment assesses grading criteria P2, M2. D1

Deadline for final submission:

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