Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference on Advanced Research in Education, Teaching and Learning
Developing consciousness of health and motivating adolescent students to quit unhealthy habits
Sai Shri Ramamurthy
This paper talks about the survey conducted before and after the presentation on smoking cigarettes, reverse smoking and consuming alcohol. The target group was undergraduate students of the non-science background from the Bangalore urban district. The lecturer handling non-core subjects like environmental science and science and technology conducted the survey of people with unhealthy habits such as smoking and drinking. A presentation was done by the lecturer about the ill-effects of the same and a survey was conducted after the presentation and a keen follow up was done and the response from the students were honest. The number of students who smoke and drink significantly reduced.
Keywords: Smoking, reverse smoking, alcohol, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, Hairfall, and aging.