Foundations for Health Promotion [NOOK Book]

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Hugely popular with students, Health Promotion is now in its third edition, and has been thoroughly updated to provide the theoretical framework that is vital for health promotion. It offers a foundation for practice that encourages students and practitioners to identify opportunities for health promotion in their area of work.

• Fully updated to reflect the many changes in ...
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Overview

Hugely popular with students, Health Promotion is now in its third edition, and has been thoroughly updated to provide the theoretical framework that is vital for health promotion. It offers a foundation for practice that encourages students and practitioners to identify opportunities for health promotion in their area of work.

• Fully updated to reflect the many changes in health promotion theory, practice and policy
• Illustrative examples, activities and discussion points encourage interaction and reflection
• Unique, user-friendly approach makes learning easy
  • Fully revised and updated information, guidelines, and reference provide the latest information for clinical practice.
  • New illustrations clarify important health promotion concepts.
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Editorial Reviews

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"This is a comprehensive, user-friendly book, discussing the foundations for health promotion practice using many relevant practical examples, activities and discussion points... This book would comprise a useful resource for those wishing to develop their health promotion practice by considering the theory, policies and principles behind the practice of health promotion." Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 2009

''The text includes interactive exercises that are designed to encourage readers to reflect on their values, debate the issues and apply their knowledge and understanding to practice situation. In summary, this is a comprehensive, user-friendly book, discussing the foundations for health promotion practice using many relevant practical examples, activities and discussion points.'' Foundations for Health Promotion, J Naidoo

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702037535
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences UK
  • Publication date: 1/29/2009
  • Series: Public Health and Health Promotion
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 920,598
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Dr Jennie Naidoo BSc, MSc, PGDip, PGCE is Principal Lecturer, Health Promotion and Public Health, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Professor Jane Wills BA, MA, MSc, PGCE is Professor of Health Promotion, London South Bank University, London, UK

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Table of Contents

Contents PART 1: THE THEORY OF HEALTH PROMOTION

1. Concepts of health

2. Influences on health

3. Measuring health

4. Defining health promotion

5. Models and approaches to health promotion

6. Ethical issues in health promotion

7. The politics of health promotion

PART 2: STRATEGIES & METHODS

8. Developing personal skills

9. Strengthening community action

10. Using media in health promotion

11. Re-orienting health services

12. Developing healthy public policy

PART 3: SETTINGS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION

13. Health promotion in schools

14. Health promotion in the workplace

15. Health promotion in neighbourhoods

16. Health promotion in primary health care and hospitals

17. Health promotion in prisons

PART 4: IMPLEMENTING HEALTH PROMOTION

18. Assessing health needs

19. Planning health promotion interventions

20. Evaluating health promotion

Glossary Index

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