9780321774347

Health The Basics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321774347

  • ISBN10:

    0321774345

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/27/2011
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

Health starts here! With an emphasis on media, the new Health: The Basics, Tenth Editionfeatures robust relatable content, bringing health topics to life and keeping you hooked on learning and living well. Now enhanced with an even more comprehensive package of easy-to-use media and supplements, this edition makes teaching and learning personal health extra dynamic. The Tenth Editionincludes new ABC News videos, more online worksheets, new course management and eText options, Tweet Your Health, new student "behavior change video log (vlog)" videos, countless new teacher supplements, and more. These resources bring personal health to life in any formin the classroom, online, or on the iPad. These tools all motivate students to be more interested in the book content and invest in their health.

Author Biography

Rebecca Donatelle is an Associate Professor in Public Health and is 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 Ph.D. 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 behaviors and behavior change. She has 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.

Table of Contents

1. Accessing Your Health

2. Promoting and Preserving Your Psychological Health

Focus on: Cultivating Your Spiritual Health

3. Managing Stress and Coping with Life’s Challenges

Focus on: Improving Your Sleep

4. Preventing Violence and Injury

5. Building Healthy Relationships and Understanding Sexuality

6. Considering Your Reproductive Choices

7. Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction and Drug Use

8. Drinking Alcohol Responsibly and Ending Tobacco Use

9. Eating for a Healthier You

10. Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Focus On: Enhancing Your Body Image

11. Improving Your Personal Fitness

12. Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

Focus on: Minimizing Your Risk for Diabetes

13. Protecting against Infectious and Noninfectious Diseases

14. Preparing for Aging, Death, and Dying

15. Promoting Environmental Health

16. Making Smart Health Care Choices

17. Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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