Health and well-being matters

Ginesi, Laura (2016) Health and well-being matters. In: Education for Sustainable Development in Further Education: Embedding Sustainability into Teaching, Learning and the Curriculum. Palgrave Macmillan.

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Colleges are in a unique position to influence the health and well-being of sustainable communities. Obesity and other long-term conditions threaten public health, so collaborative strategies that focus on well-being themes can provide social learning communities that encourage physical activity, health literacy and improved nutritional choices. Participation in itself can improve well-being, but students who feel they are flourishing are more likely to perform well and learn how to take control of long term health risk. Well-being is located within places where people live work and play so weaving well-being through the framework of everyday college life can be a positive step that bridges the gaps between sustainability, employability, health promotion and social inequalities.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 3 - good health and well-being ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/good_health_and_well_being
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2016 09:45
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2021 17:13

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