9780321995483

Access To Health

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321995483

  • ISBN10:

    0321995481

  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/24/2014
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Motivating students to make healthy choices

Long known for its currency, research, and strength in behavior change, Access to Health provides key information through a consistent framework for motivating students to make healthy life choices. As a teacher, mentor, and researcher, Rebecca J. Donatelle knows the issues that are important to today’s students. Through her friendly writing style, she addresses students’ concerns and teaches them to be savvy and critical consumers of health information.

 


 


Author Biography

Rebecca Donatelle is a professor emeritus in Public Health and was the Coordinator of the Public Health Promotion and Education Programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. She has a PhD in Community Health/Health Education, a Master of Science degree in Health Education, and a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in both Health/Physical Education and English. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. In addition to her varied teaching responsibilities, Becky has been an active researcher in the area of health behaviors and behavior change. She received the Leadership Award, outstanding teacher award in her college, and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Presidential Award for Promising New Research in the Smoke-Free Families National Initiative.

 

Contributing Authors:

  • Patricia Ketcham, PhD, Associate Director of Health Promotion in Student Health Services at Oregon State University and President of the American College Health Association
  • Karen Elliott, PhD, Senior Instructor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health at Oregon State University
  • Laura Bonazzoli, development editor
  • Susan Roberts-Dobie, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Promotion and Education at the University of Northern Iowa
  • Erica Jackson, Associate Professor at Delaware State University and co-author on Powers/Dodd/Jackson Total Fitness & Wellness

 

Table of Contents

Part 1 Finding the Right Balance

Chapter 1: Accessing Your Health

 

Focus On: Improving Your Financial Health

 

Chapter 2: Promoting and Preserving Your Psychological Health

 

Focus On: Cultivating Your Spiritual Health

 

Chapter 3: Managing Stress and Coping with Life’s Challenges

 

Focus On: Improving Your Sleep

 

Part 2 Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships

Chapter 4: Building Healthy Relationships and Communicating Effectively

 

Chapter 5: Understanding Your Sexuality

 

Chapter 6: Considering Your Reproductive Choices

 

Part 3 Building Healthy Lifestyles

Chapter 7: Eating for a Healthier You

 

Chapter 8: Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

 

Focus On: Enhancing Your Body Image

 

Chapter 9: Improving Your Physical Fitness

 

Part 4 Avoiding Risks from Harmful Habits

 

Focus On: Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction

 

Chapter 10: Drinking Alcohol Responsibly

 

Chapter 11: Ending Tobacco Use

 

Chapter 12: Avoiding Drug Misuse and Abuse

 

Part 5: Preventing and Fighting Disease

 

Chapter 13: Protecting against Infectious Diseases

 

Chapter 14: Protecting against Sexually Transmitted Infections

 

Focus On: Understanding Your Health Inheritance

 

Chapter 15: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

 

Focus On: Minimizing Your Risk for Diabetes

 

Chapter 16: Reducing Your Cancer Risk

 

Chapter 17: Reducing Risks and Coping with Chronic Conditions

 

Part 6 Facing Life’s Challenges

 

Chapter 18: Becoming a Responsible Health Care Consumer

 

Chapter 19: Preventing Violence and Abuse

 

Focus On: Reducing Your Risk for Unintentional Injury

 

Chapter 20: Preserving and Protecting Your Environment

 

Chapter 21: Preparing for Aging, Death, and Dying

 

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