Health and Healthy Lifestyle: Views, Thoughts, Relevance of Research Topic

  • Petro Savchuk Lutsk National Technical University
  • Ihor Bakiko Lutsk National Technical University
  • Volodymyr Kovalchuk Lutsk National Technical University
  • Serhii Savchuk Lutsk National Technical University
Keywords: well-being, harmonious life, happiness, joy, mood


The leading condition for reforming the modern domestic education system is the question of strengthening the health of the younger generation, the formation of a healthy lifestyle of students, and the education of the health culture in young people, as the tendency to deteriorate the health of Ukrainian children and young people becomes a national scale problem. The urgency of the above-mentioned provisions is confirmed by the regulatory framework for the educational sector in Ukraine. It is advisable to grasp the views and opinions of ancient philosophers and educators on the concept of health, their philosophy of human health in order to actualize rational ideas and their involvement in solving contemporary problems in the context of the concept of recovery of modern society. The term «health» does not mean just the absence of a disease. Only a person who has achieved self-awareness and self-realization, that is, internal harmony, is considered to be healthy. The purpose is to determine the scientific concepts of the concept of health, its constituent parts. Methods of research – analysis and generalization of literary sources, system-structural analysis. Results of Work. The main idea of many works of philosophers, wise men of antiquity - each person is responsible for his own order or chaos in her soul, she creates well-being, well-being, health. The ancient Greek and Roman philosopher first raised the question of the personal responsibility of man for both his own health and the health of others. Conclusions. A person who differs harmonious physical and mental development, well adapted to the surrounding physical and social environment can be considered healthy. She fully realizes her physical and mental abilities, can adapt to changes in the environment when they do not go beyond the norm, and contributes to the welfare of the society, in proportion to its abilities.


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