Wellness and health reflects


  • Ludmila Vacek Global Spa Concepts Inc., Vancouver, Canada.




Canada; Public health; SPA, Wellness; Health reflections.


Background: The main interest and motivation to participate in wellness activities and programs seem to be an important part of the health promotion and chronic disease management. The relationship of Canadians with wellness and health reflects global development in this area of human behaviour last couple of years. The relationship of Canadians with wellness reflects North American history of last 25 years. Aim: Methods: In total 184 Canadian volunteers (70 males; 114 females) participated in the survey. It was used the diagnostic tool, ten-item questionnaire “Well_Awar_In”. Statistical analysis were based on relative frequencies and comparative analysis of selected categories. Results: The Canadian young adults have significantly better awareness about wellness as the persons from the older monitored groups. Age group differences document that younger population is more interested in wellness activities as a part of healthy life style and go. Conclusion: A spa and medical spa became places to relax, to manage chronic health issues or to look for overall life style or looks improvement. The global development of wellness movement, wellness industry, unsatisfactory state of health of general population despite medical technology and methods improvement, and media pressure last couple of years shifted focus of wellness related human activities. 



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How to Cite

Vacek, L. (2020). Wellness and health reflects. Acta Salus Vitae, 8(1), 75–86. https://doi.org/10.58743/asv2020vol8no1.222