The need for an integrated approach to the preservation and health promotion of school children, firstly due to low level of student health and its worsening dynamics; secondly, a variety of factors, including uncounted factors, that have an impact on health status and dynamics; thirdly, the narrowness and fragmentation of health preservation practice.
An integrated approach has two dimensions – horizontal and vertical. The horizontal dimension provides highlighting significant aspects of health preservation, the vertical dimension – its levels.
Nine aspects of an integrated approach to the health preservation of schoolchildren are highlighted and described: conceptual, political, legislative, technological, medical and educational, social, “co – participating, educational, organizational and technological.
Particular attention is paid to agreement that priority lies in the health of students, along with their education and upbringing, their political and legal consolidation, organizational and technological implementation. Also, five levels of health preservation management processes are highlighted: personal, school, municipal, regional, federal.
Keywords: health, health preservation, schoolchildren, sanitary conditions, an integrated approach, training, legislative support
For Reference: Bozhenov, S. A., Danakin, N. S., & Konev, I. V. (2021). An integrated approach to the health preservation of school children. Perspektivy nauki i obrazovania – Perspectives of Science and Education, 49 (1), 44-53. doi: 10.32744/pse.2021.1.3
Information about the authors:
Sergey A. Bozhenov (Belgorod, Russia) - PhD in Sociological Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Management. Belgorod Shukhov State Technological University. E-mail: email@example.com Nikolay S. Danakin (Russia, Belgorod) - Doctor of Sociology, Professor, Department of Sociology and Management. Belgorod Shukhov State Technological University. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Ivan V. Konev (Russia, Belgorod) - Doctor of Sociology, Professor, Department of Sociology and Management. Belgorod Shukhov State Technological University. E-mail: email@example.com