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An Invitation to Wellness: Making Healthy Choices (with Lab Booklet)
     

An Invitation to Wellness: Making Healthy Choices (with Lab Booklet)

by Dianne Hales
 

ISBN-10: 0495110582

ISBN-13: 9780495110583

Pub. Date: 03/15/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

AN INVITATION TO WELLNESS presents the dimensions of wellness within a manageable 15 chapters. This new text teaches students that wellness is about taking responsibility and making healthy choices. There is a strong emphasis on behavior change, including "The Wellness Coach" lists, "Making Healthy Choices" and "Your Action Plan" sections, and the "Wellness Journal

Overview

AN INVITATION TO WELLNESS presents the dimensions of wellness within a manageable 15 chapters. This new text teaches students that wellness is about taking responsibility and making healthy choices. There is a strong emphasis on behavior change, including "The Wellness Coach" lists, "Making Healthy Choices" and "Your Action Plan" sections, and the "Wellness Journal." From the engaging writing to the practical pedagogy, students are given the tools they need to understand the importance of good health, as well as how the topics relate to their own lives, which also help students see the relevance for why they are taking the course. Additionally, there are a series of teaching and learning resources that stand above the rest. Included is the new HealthNow™ online assessment resource that will help students understand their knowledge of the material and provide interactive study tools that will engage them in the material. From the text, to the classroom, to the household, AN INVITATION TO WELLNESS will match the course objectives and drive students to live a healthy lifestyle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495110583
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/15/2006
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Invitation to Wellness. 2. Making Healthy Changes. 3. The Joy of Fitness. 4. Improving Your Cardiorespiratory Fitness. 5. Strengthening Your Muscles. 6. Staying Flexible. 7. Surviving and Thriving. 8. Making Healthy Food Choices. 9. Taking Control of Your Weight. 10. Keeping Your Heart Healthy. 11. Preventing Cancer and Other Illnesses. 12. Taking Care of Yourself. 13. Avoiding Substance Abuse. 14. Protecting Your Sexual Health. 15. Protecting Your Safety and Environment.

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