Chapter Summary: Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management
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Summary: Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management
Health is defines as an overall condition of a mind or body of an individual and refers to the absence or presence of injury or illness. Health depends on different factors that may not be controlled such as age, genes and family background. Wellness can be defined as vitality and optimal health and is determined by the lifestyle. Improved wellness entails making mindful decisions to control risk factors which leads to injury or illness (Fahey, Insel, & Roth, 2010). ...