A Study On Wellness And Science

2948 Words Nov 10th, 2014 12 Pages
Wellness/Science Overview
While majoring in wellness/science I would often get asked “what’s your major” and when I respond “wellness and science” I would always get a crazed look. I would then say it is basically kinesiology and that is when they would assume I was taking the easy route or wonder what I can do with that major. Wellness and science is a career field based on the study of the human body. It focuses on the study of the movement and enhancement of the body. It also focuses on the body’s movements from psychological, biological, and physiological perspectives. It also focuses on primary secondary and tertiary health preventions. Exercises and physical activity are two very important things in this field. Because this career field has a very vast option of jobs available because it’s such a general definition. But in most cases it has to do with exercise and physical activity because it helps with so many things.
Wellness/science is one of the most essential fields of work because of the effects it has on the human body. A good knowledge and action of wellness/science can be very beneficial. Benefits of this include weight loss because regular exercise helps maintain a healthy weight. It helps reduce the risk of chronic illnesses such as hypertension (high blood pressure), stroke, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, depression, arthritis, cancer, and osteoporosis. Regular exercise improves mood, increases energy, and it promotes better sleep.
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