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Introduction to Health Promotion

Introduction to Health Promotion (Paperback)

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Understand the foundations and applications of health promotion Introduction to Health Promotion gives students a working knowledge of health promotion concepts and methods and their application to health and health behaviors, with a special emphasis on the philosophical and theoretical foundations of health promotion. The textbook also identifies and discusses the innovative health campaigns, strategies, and policies being implemented and enacted to improve health behaviors and practices that ultimately improve quality of life. Written by a professor with more than two decades of experience teaching and researching health promotion, this comprehensive resource goes beyond the basics, delving into issues such as the application of behavior change theories, planning models, and current wellness topics like nutrition, physical activity, and emotional well-being, among others.

* Provides a clear introduction to the most essential topics in health promotion and education * Explains behavior change theories and program planning models * Explores health promotion's role tackling issues of stress, tobacco use, eating behaviors, and physical activity * Includes chapters dedicated to professions, settings, and credentials available in the health promotion field * Looks at future trends of health promotion Ideal for students in health promotion, health education, and public health fields, Introduction to Health Promotion prepares students with a comprehensive overview of the foundations, history, and current perspectives of health promotion, as well as its key methods and applications.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesPublic health & preventive medicine Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc Publication Date: 09/09/2014 ISBN-13: 9781118455296  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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ANASTASIA SNELLING, PD, is a professor and associate dean in the School of Education, Teaching, and Health at American University. She has been a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a registered dietitian for over thirty years and a fellow in the American College of Nutrition.

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