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Nurturing with Nutrition Series, 1-5

L36021 -5VH Five-part video series .

Fitness for Life: Body Composition

Looks at the relationship between exercise and body composition through discussion of weight control via diet and exercise, popular nutritional supplements, and weight-control gimmicks. Features W. Larry Kenney, assistant professor of applied psychology, and Susan Puhl, assistant professor of exercise and sport science at Penn State. Developed by Penn State's Department of Exercise and Sport Science and produced by Penn State Television / WPSX-TV.

Alcohol and Pregnancy: Taking a Drinking History / Counseling and Referral

This two-part program for training health professionals is designed to stimulate discussion on their own attitudes about alcohol and pregnancy and to illustrate some techniques of history taking, counseling, and referral of pregnant women who abuse alcohol. Print material included. Dr. Edward A. Mason.

Total Request Food

This zany look at the world of food news, nutrition and safety with host Carson Dairy has been a hit with students K-12. Segments include a talking teenage cow, a news desk report, a comic soap opera, and it now features the NEW USDA Food Pyramid topped off with the Miss American Food Pageant.

Heart R.D. : Communicating with Clients

Cut 1: Basic Skills (8:47) Cut 2: Goal Assessment Process (18:06) WPSX production

Nutrition in Aging

Discusses the physical and physiological factors influencing food choices and nutrient utilization by the elderly. From the Introductory Principles of Nutrition series.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases: The Risk is Real

Teens are among the highest risk category for contracting some form of a sexually transmitted disease. STDs The Risk is Real is an enlightened look at how sexually transmitted infections affect young people's lives. Teen actors portray individuals dealing with the reality of STDs. Follow the story of Kate diagnosed with Chlymidia and the counseling and treatment she experiences. A Brainchild Production. Copyright The Pennsylvania State University, College of Communications 1999. Executive Producers Barbara Bird, Anne Hoag, Eve Munson. PSU College of Communications. copyright 1999, the Pennsylvania State University A limited supply of VHS tapes. Final sale only.

Creating Health--Type 2 Diabetes Part 2

This special focuses on Type 2 diabetes, a disorder resulting from the body's inability to make enough, or properly use, insulin. The most common form of the disease, accounting for 90 to 95 percent of diabetes, Type 2 diabetes is nearing epidemic proportions, due to an increased number of older Americans, and a greater prevalence of obesity and sedentary lifestyles. The complications of diabetes can include heart disease; stroke, high blood pressure; blindness; kidney disease, nervous system diseases; amputations; and dental disease. This program profiles several individuals - some who are at high-risk for contracting the disease and some who already have it. Viewers learn how lifestyle changes are helping these individuals manage the risk and the disease, and maintain a high quality of life. The program also offers valuable information from health experts with a focus on prevention. Hosted by Penn State Sports Nutritionist, Kristine Clark, the special features the following experts: Dr. Barry Goldstein Director of the Division of~Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia Dr. Jan Ulbrecht Endocrinologist at Center Medical Surgical Associates Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine - Penn State Carla Miller Assistant Professor of Nutrition at Penn State Co-director, Diet Assessment Center - Penn State~Department of Nutrition Jackie Gardner, M.S. Project Coordinator Department of Kinesiology - Noll Physiological Research Center Jodi Whipple Registered Dietician - Registered Diabetes Educator

Creating Incredible Wellness

Greg Anderson is one of America's leading health and wellness investigators. He is the author of six books including The 22 (Non-Negotiable) Laws of Wellness and Living Life on Purpose, the books upon which this video is based. Greg communicates with a passion born of his own successful battle with lung cancer. He is founder of the American Wellness Project whose mission is to reveal and integrate the principles and practices of wellness into our healthcare system. Listen and learn from Greg Anderson as he teaches us about personally Creating Incredible Wellness. ©1998 WPSX-TV A limited supply of VHS tapes. Final sale only.

A Step in the Right Direction

A video for the beginner, the overweight person, or the individual simply wanting to get in shape Starting a regular exercise program can be a daunting prospect. but in her new video, fitness instructor Cindy Lee Hanawalt presents a moderate-intensity, low-impact workout that combines aerobic and muscle conditioning exercises she specifically designed as an entry level fitness program. "What makes this video so accessible is that it's easy to follow and it doesn't require an assumed level of fitness. The workout has been carefully choreographed to provide an effective training program for everyday people, "says Cindy Lee. "The aerobic exercises in the video utilize large muscle group movements without placing excessive stress on the knees and lower back. This video also includes muscle strength and conditioning exercises to enhance muscle tone on both the upper and lower halves of the body." Instructor/researcher/author Cindy Lee Hanawalt received her Ph.D. in Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health in 1994 and immediately began developing a nationally syndicated educational television course for William C. Brown Publishers called "Health for Living." She is currently in medical school working toward her M.D.

Creating Health - Childhood Obesity Part 3

WPSU-TV's on-going health series explores the growing problem of childhood obesity in Creating Health: Childhood Obesity with host Kris Clark. More than five million American children and teens are considered overweight or obese, with resulting health issues including Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, breathing and heart problems. The program explores causes of childhood obesity, including the impact of larger food portions and reduced physical activity, and demonstrates how today's American lifestyle of fast food, driving instead of walking and activities such as video games and computer use have affected children's health.

Fitness for Life: Exercise -- Nature's Tranquilizer

Examines the body's physiological response to stress, health problems associated with unmanaged stress, and techniques for managing stress. Emphasizes the beneficial role of exercise as a stress management technique. Features Dorothy V. Harris, professor of exercise and sport science at Penn State. Developed by Penn State's Department of Exercise and Sport Science and produced by Penn State Television / WPSX-TV.

Fitness for Life: Exercise Your Right

Provides guidelines for the safe implementation of an aerobic exercise program, including means of determining frequency, duration, and intensity. Discusses goal setting based on the results of fitness assessments and the calculation of a target exercise heart-rate range. Features Patricia Kenney, instructor in exercise and sport science at Penn State. Developed by Penn State's Department of Exercise and Sport Science and produced by Penn State Television / WPSX-TV.

Fitness for Life: Fitness Assessment

Offers directions for the safe administration and correct interpretation of fitness tests to assess flexibility, body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and cardiorespiratory endurance. Features Susan Rankin, instructor in exercise and sport science at Penn State. Developed by Penn State's Department of Exercise and Sport Science and produced by Penn State Television / WPSX-TV.

Fitness for Life: Pay Attention to Details

Makes the point that fitness programs often are curtailed because of exercise-related injuries. Presents methods of preventing injuries, first aid for common injuries, and rehabilitation techniques. Features William Buckley, assistant professor of health education at Penn State. Developed by Penn State's Department of Exercise and Sport Science and produced by Penn State Television / WPSX-TV.

Fitness for Life: Understated or Overrated?

Examines the state of fitness and wellness in our society and serves as an overview of the video series. Features Davies Bahr, instructor in exercise and sport science at Penn State. Developed by Penn State's Department of Exercise and Sport Science and produced by Penn State Television / WPSX-TV.

Heart Healthy: Getting Personal / Changing Habits

This media package, designed to be offered at the worksite or in a health-care facility, is intended to motivate participants to evaluate lifestyle patterns and establish healthier eating behaviors. The program's goal is to reduce the risk of heart disease by reducing and/or preventing elevated blood cholesterol levels. The program was developed by the Penn State Nutrition Center and produced by Penn State Television / WPSX-TV.

Live-In Cat

This three-part series deals with establishment of successful companion-pet programs in health-care centers, providing residents with a much-needed outlet for love and affection. The first program covers selection of cats with suitable temperament andhealth; maintenance requirements such as proper diet, housing, brushing, recreation, and litter; and arrangement of staff responsibility for the cats. Produced by the Center to Study Human-Animal Relationships and Environments, University of Minnesota.

Live-In Dog

Covers selection of dogs with suitable temperament and health; maintenance requirements such as proper diet, housing, exercise, and area for waste elimination; and arrangement of staff responsibility for the dogs.

Live-In Rabbit

Covers selection of rabbits with suitable temperament and health; maintenance requirements such as proper diet, housing, and exercise; symptoms of stress and illness; and arrangement of staff responsibility for the rabbits.

Nutrition in Infancy

Compares human and cow's milk and discusses introduction of solid foods in infancy, nutritional considerations during childhood, food likes and dislikes, and establishment of food habits. From the Introductory Principles of Nutrition series.

Preventing Malnutrition by Reinforcing Improved Diets

Describes a field experiment conducted in a rural community in the Philippines. The research goal was to reinforce specific behavior patterns of women in order to improve the care and growth of their children. Various aspects of the research setting are illustrated, followed by a step-by-step explanation of the year-long experiment. Preliminary results are summarized, indicating that such programs may be one method of dealing with rural health problems. Produced by George M. and Helen A. Guthrie of Penn State University.

Time Management: One Way to Prevent Stress

Explores the relationship between time-consuming activities and stress, and shows some simple strategies the viewer can use to increase control over time spent on daily activities. The insights and organizational tips set forth are intended to reward the user with more leisure time and freedom from unnecessary concerns. From the Training Programs for Health-Care Workers series. Produced by the Penn State Coordinating Council for Continuing Education in Health Care.

Taking Charge of Your Health

Stresses individual potential for enhancing quality of life by profiling 5 people who did so by avoiding risk factors such as smoking, lack of exercise, obesity, drug and alcohol, and chronic stress.

Banish the Backache Blues

Emphasizes good body mechanics as a simple method of preventing the back injuries that are a common source of absenteeism among health-care employees. Humorous illustrations show body alignment principles, pitfalls, and proper techniques involved in such activities as lifting, carrying, moving, and reaching. From the Training Programs for Health-Care Workers series. Produced by the Penn State Coordinating Council for Continuing Education in Health Care.

HHD Conference Support - Cardiovascular Disease

Produced by Craig Kauffman

Nurturing with Nutrition 1: Infant Growth and Development

L36021VH, 1990 This unit discusses growth assessment using growth charts as well as developmental events in relation to feeding.

Nurturing with Nutrition 2: Breast Milk and Infant Formulas

L36022VH , 1990. This unit compares the composition of breast milk with various infant formulas and discusses factors to consider in choosing between breasifeeding and bottle-feeding.

Nurturing with Nutrition 3: Common Infant Feeding Problems

L36023VH , 1990 . This unit provides information on colic, vomiting, and diarrhea as well as the appropriate use of soy formula.

Nurturing with Nutrition 4: Infant-Parent Feeding Relationships

L36024VH , 1990. This unit considers the importance of parental awareness of cues provided by infants to express their hunger, fullness, likes, and dislikes.

Nurturing with Nutrition 5: Toddler Development

L36025VH 1990. This unit focuses on the self-determination of toddlers in relation to eating and suggests appropriate expectations of preschoolers at mealtime.

Understanding Anorexia and Bulimia

Examining the causes and cures of eating disorders can help victims to face their problems and to seek the treatment that they need in order to survive. ©1993

All Stressed Out!

Everyone experiences stress. It's a normal part of life. Learn about the difference between eustress and distress and understand how the body reacts to stressful situations. Discover how to determine your optimal stress level and how to maintain it. ©2001

Binge Drinking

Drinking too much too fast can be deadly. Irresponsible behavior and alcohol just don't mix. Learn the truth about alcohol so that you understand how dangerous this substance can be. You'll find out how long it takes for your liver to process an alcoholic beverage and you'll see what you should do if you ever happen to be with someone who has developed acute alcohol poisoning. Every teen needs to see this no-nonsense video. ©1999

Anorexia and Bulimia: The Truth about Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are destroying the lives of many young people who are willing to resort to extremely self-destructive behaviors for the sake of being thin. Learn about the roots of anorexia and bulimia and see for yourself the damage that is wreaked by the unrealistic quest for "physical perfection." ©1999 2 VHS video tapes

Exercising Through a Healthy Pregnancy & Postpartum

Exercising Through a Healthy Pregnancy & Postpartum is a fun and lively workout especially targeted for pregnant and postpartum women. Based on guidelines set by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as well as fitness expert Pat Kutcher's extensive experience in conducting exercising programs for pregnant and postpartum women, Exercising Through a healthy Pregnancy & Postpartum features such activities as: * warm up and cool down * low impact aerobics * upper body exercises * strength / conditioning exercises for abdominal, back and pelvic floor muscles Women who have exercised through one pregnancy and have not exercised through another report the benefits of exercise as * reducing the severity and frequency of back pain * controlling weight gain * improving digestion * reducing constipation * relieving stress * coping with a changing body. Postpartum exercise helps: * regain body weight and cardiovascular fitness * increase vitality * decrease stress. A perfect companion for the pregnant or postpartum woman. "Exercising Through a Healthy Pregnancy & Postpartum" is produced by the award-winning University of Iowa Video Center. Pat Kutcher is Coordinator of Wellness Programs for the University of Iowa's Recreational Services Department and a faculty instructor for applied fitness programs. She is a member of the International Dance Exercise Association and a former instructor and counselor for the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. Pat's professional experience as a leader in the fitness industry as well as her own personal experience as a mother inspired her to develop this special exercise video.

Say Something

Ideal for high school, college and adult audiences! Say Something shows everybody who wants to help substance abusers how to "say something." The substance abusers in this program are people who began abusing in their teenage years. Over and over again these abusers emphasize that " . . . no one said anything or seemd to notice . . ." their problem. Designed as a trigger videotape it helps to make a difference in lives of people who need help. Through a series of testimonials from substance abusers, Say Something explores: * why abusers get "hooked" and how they "go straight" * incidents that finally mobilized subtance abusers to seek help * tips for confronting students or colleagues displaying signs of substance abuse

Alcohol & You

Ideal for use with both high school, college age audiences! Many students think they know "the facts" about alcohol as they make lifestyle decisions and establish their independence, yet they are often misinformed. Many misunderstand the effects of alcohol. However, most are concerned about how alcohol will affect them. Alcohol & You teaches them the facts about alcohol, including the common myths about alcohol, how body fat affects intoxication, the difference between beer and alcohol, how alcohol affects women differently, how much alcohol the liver can metabolize in an hour, how alcohol alters motor reflexes, breathing and heartbeat, the effects of alcohol on reasoning and judgment. After viewing Alcohol & You young adults should have an increased awareness of the problems of using alcohol and should be able to make responsible choices for a healthier and safer lifestyle.

Busted for Drunk Driving

Ideal for use with both high school, college age audiences! Young adults often think they "can handle a few beers behind the wheel." But what happens if they get arrested for drunk driving? Busted for Drunk Driving provides a realistic view of this all too common situation and explores the consequences, such as: * the police stop, including field sobriety tests, the breathalizer and the arrest * the police station, body searching, fingerprinting and spending the night in jail * the court appearance * alcohol awareness classes * license revocation * financial expenses (car towing, legal fees, higher insurance rates ...) A stream of consciousness narration by the student and the arresting officer explores the issues and attitudes of young adults who think they "can handle a few beers behind the wheel." This video sheds new light on drinking and the consequences of drinking. Helps young adults better understand some alcohol - related risks.

College Spirits

Excellent for college groups when followed by discussion! College Spirits challenges the traditional methods of dealing with alcohol use and misuse by being different. It presents a story - a parody of 1950's propaganda films - about young college students of that era facing many of the same choices as today's youth. The focus on common experiences draws attention inward and encourages discussion of the message of the program. And discussion is the key element of the decision making process. College Spirits was rated 4th in a nation wide survey of substance abuse prevention programs conducted by members of the HELP Network Steering Committee. A student member of HELP said about the video: "Only a college audience can appreciate the satire found in this film. It is funny and a good chance to stimulate conversation." The result is clear: College Spirits gets through to young adults. Says Colorado student Maren Hagendorn," ... It got us to talk and think about what was and is actually going on."

Physiology of Occlusion

Normal occlusal relationships are presented by means of cinefluorography, anatomic dissection and comparative basis for evaluation of occlusal dysfunction symptoms occurring in teeth, muscles, and temporomandibular joints.

Orthopedic Pre-Participation Screening Examination

Demonstrates the proper manner and order in which to conduct the pre-participation screening exam. Clearly shows individual examinations of the back, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee and ankle.

Cook Like a Chef - Cooking Camp for Kids

Cooking is not just for parents anymore. Learn about an innovative Penn State program "Cook Like a Chef," a weeklong summer camp for 11 to 13-year-olds, where hands-on cooking compliments nutrition and exercise lessons to empower students to live healthy.

The Health Care Debate Consider health care reform options with Chris Calkins

HOME USE RIGHTS ONLY With over 25 years of experience in health care organizations and education, Chris Calkins brings an applied perspective to many of the health care challenges and policy questions facing the U.S. today. Chris Calkins is director of outreach health initiatives for Penn State Outreach. His perspective is informed by previous roles as clinical liaison officer for the Penn State Hershey Medical Center, director of special projects for the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State, and through a variety of roles in hospitals and other health care organizations.

The Health Care Debate Consider health care reform options with Chris Caulkins

CLASSROOM RIGHTS ONLY With over 25 years of experience in health care organizations and education, Chris Calkins brings an applied perspective to many of the health care challenges and policy questions facing the U.S. today. Chris Calkins is director of outreach health initiatives for Penn State Outreach. His perspective is informed by previous roles as clinical liaison officer for the Penn State Hershey Medical Center, director of special projects for the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State, and through a variety of roles in hospitals and other health care organizations.

Ben Carson An Extraordinary Life Be inspired to overcome all odds.

HOME USE RIGHTS Ben Carson overcame all odds to become a neurosurgeon and, by age 33, director of pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. Hear Carson discuss his work and philanthropy, his thoughts on health care reform, and about what's still on his to-do list. From the Conversations with Penn State Series featuring Patty Satalia

Telling Amy's Story - BROADCAST VERSION

SOLD TO BROADCAST TELEVISION ONLY. MUST BE AUTHORIZED BY GREG PETERSEN 3-4011

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