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Bringing interactivity to readers’ fingertips
Health: The Basics, MasteringHealth Edition focuses health coverage on real-world topics that have the greatest impact on readers’ lives, keeping individuals hooked on learning and living well. Along with dynamic new interactive content and media, this book retains its hallmarks of currency, accessibility, cutting-edge research, focus on behavior change, attractive design, imaginative art, and unique mini-chapters.
The Twelfth Edition addresses readers’ diverse needs and learning styles by tightly weaving online assignable activities into the narrative in the text. Every chapter includes Learning Outcomes and a new study plan that ties directly into MasteringHealth activities. Assignable self-assessments and reading quizzes help instructors engage individuals in the material.
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This title is also available with MasteringHealth—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.
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.
Part 1. Finding the Right Balance
1. Assessing Your Health
Focus On: Financial Health
2. Promoting and Preserving Your Psychosocial 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
Part 2. Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships
5. Building Healthy Relationships
Focus On: Understanding Your Sexuality
6. Considering Your Reproductive Choices
Part 3. Avoiding Risks from Harmful Habits
7. Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction and Drug Abuse
8. Drinking Alcohol Responsibly and Ending Tobacco Use
Part 4. Building Healthy Lifestyles
9. Eating for a Healthier You
10. Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Focus On: Enhancing Your Body Image
11. Improving Your Physical Fitness
Part 5. Preventing and Fighting Disease
12. Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
Focus On: Minimizing Your Risk for Diabetes
13. Protecting Against Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Focus On: Reducing Risks and Coping with Chronic Diseases and Conditions
Part 6. Facing Life’s Challenges
14. Preparing for Aging, Death, and Dying
15. Promoting Environmental Health
16. Making Smart Health Care Choices
Focus On: Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine