Health Promotion: Achieving High Level Wellness in the Later Years / Edition 3

Health Promotion: Achieving High Level Wellness in the Later Years / Edition 3

by Michael L. Teague
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697262685

ISBN-13: 9780697262684

Pub. Date: 02/07/1997

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Based on the objectives found in Healthy People 2000,this text serves as a practical,useful guide to understanding how health promotion impacts the wellbeing of older adults. Drawing on experience in family practice,health counseling,health promotion,and community health,the authors provide a comprehensive,interdisciplinary look at health promotion in later life and…  See more details below

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Based on the objectives found in Healthy People 2000,this text serves as a practical,useful guide to understanding how health promotion impacts the wellbeing of older adults. Drawing on experience in family practice,health counseling,health promotion,and community health,the authors provide a comprehensive,interdisciplinary look at health promotion in later life and how students can take an active role.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697262684
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/07/1997
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.19(w) x 10.79(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

1. Health Promotion for the Elderly: Need for a New Perspective
The Health Care Crisis
Cost- Extrapolation and Future Health Care Costs
Moving Toward a New Health Paradigm
Health Promotion and the Elderly: The New Rhetoric
Theory Underlying Health Promotion and Health Care Cost Containment
Chapter Summary*
2. Health Promotion: Concepts and Dimensions
Terminology, Concepts and Modes of Practice
Health Promotion: A Conceptual Model
Extending the Health Promotion Model to Rehabilitation and Aging
3. Health Assessment
Health Assessment: A Conceptual Framework
Specific Assessment Phase
Functional Assessment and the Elderly
4. Prescriptive Physical Fitness and the Older Adult
Inevitable Decline of the Human Machine
Seven Keys to Physical Fitness
Safety Considerations
General Fitness Programs
5. Nutrition in Later Years
Year 2000 Nutrition Objectives
Factors Affecting Nutritional Practices of Older Adults
Nutritional Guidelines
Nutritional Intervention Programs
(and more...)

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