The Importance of Lifestyle Factors

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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. \\dukat\TASKS 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. \\dukat\TASKS * 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: BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN SPORT UNIT 14: EXERCISE, HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE TITLE: BE ABLE TO PROVIDE ADVICE ON LIFESTYLE IMPROVEMENT ASSESSMENT TASK THREE SCENARIO.

As a physical activity and health development officer, one of your main roles is to offer advice and recommendations to help individuals improve their lifestyle. You deal with many calls, emails and letters from people who are not sure what strategies are available to them on lifestyle improvement. After identifying the strengths and weaknesses from your chosen individuals lifestyle questionnaire, it is now time to show your knowledge of health and exercise by providing lifestyle improvement strategies for your individual. \\dukat\TASKS *

Produce a report which provides lifestyle improvement strategies e.g strategies to reduce stress levels P3 Provide lifestyle improvement strategies for a selected individual| | Due date| A| STRATEGIES * Ways to increase physical activity levels e. g walking, stair climbing, cycling * Alcohol e. g seek alternatives, counselling & therapy, detoxification, self-help groups, alternative treatment & therapies * Smoking e. g acupuncture, NHS smoking helpline, NHS stop-smoking services, nicotine replacement therapy * Stress management techniques e. g assertiveness, goal setting, time management, physical activity, positive self-talk, relaxation, breathing * Diet e.

g timing of food intake, eating more or less of certain foods, food preparation * Behaviour change e. g stages of change, common barriers, cognitive and behaviour strategies | | M3 Explain recommendations made regarding lifestyle improvement strategies| | Due date| A| Give examples such as a range of changes that can be made to a daily routine in order to increase physical activity levels| | D2 Analyse a range of lifestyle improvement strategies| |

Due date| A| You need to look at the positives and negatives of various strategies e.g what would be the positive and negatives of trying acupuncture to stop smoking? | | B| This information should be included in a separate reference booklet for use by other development officers| | This assessment assesses grading criteria P3, M3, D2 Deadline for final submission:

BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN SPORT UNIT 14: EXERCISE, HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE TITLE: BE ABLE TO PLAN A HEALTH RELATED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAMME FOR A SELECTED INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENT TASK FOUR SCENARIO Level of physical activity is a common area that needs to be improved among the individuals you work with.

Your chosen individual has asked if you could plan a safe and effective six-week physical activity programme for them. You will follow the stages that your department has created when planning a physical activity programme. TASKS Stage 1: Conduct an introductory interview with the individual selected, complete a medical screening form and collect relevant information that you do not already have e. g goals, physical activity history, motivation, lifestyle, likes and dislikes Stage 2: Choose activities that reflect the individual’s likes and dislikes and fit in with their lifestyle Stage 3:

Design the programme considering the principles of training and national recommended guidelines for physical activity Stage 4: Explain how you would monitor the intensity of the programme P4 Plan a safe and effective six-week health-related physical activity programme for a selected individual| | Due date| A| COLLECT INFORMATION:e. g personal goals, lifestyle, medical history, physical activity history, attitudes, motivation| | B| GOAL SETTING: * Goals (short, medium and long term) * Targets (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Time bound – SMART)| | C| PRINCIPLES OF TRAINING:

* Specificity, Progression, Overload, Reversibility * Individual differences; variation; * FITT – Frequency, intensity, time & type| | D| APPROPRIATE ACTIVITIES * E. g walking, cycling, hiking, swimming| | E| EXERCISE INTENSITY * E. g rating of perceived exertion (RPE) * Maximum heart rate * Maximum heart rate reserve| | This assessment assesses grading criteria P4 Deadline for final submission:

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