Principles of Health Education and Health Promotion / Edition 3

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Overview

This current, contemporary textbook is a guide to the fields of health promotion. Its primary beneficiaries are students who are preparing for careers as health educators or health promoters. This text teaches the educator to be aware of the many factors that influence health: heredity, environment, health care services, and our own behavior.

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Describes the nature of health and wellness, then defines both health promotion and health education and their relationship. Examines the field of health promotion and education in pragmatic, philosophical, and historical contexts, and discusses rationales for programs in many different settings, along with examples of thriving programs. Settings discussed include health care, work site, community, university, military, and school settings. Butler is affiliated with Delaware State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534523749
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/1/2000
  • Series: Physical Education Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Meaning of Health and Wellness. 2. Health Promotion. 3. Health Education. 4. History of Health Education and Health Promotion. 5. Health Education and Promotion as a Profession. 6. Settings for Health Education and Health Promotion. 7. Coordinated School Health Programs. 8. Government Initiatives. 9. Effective Programs. 10. Learning and Behavior Change: Theories and Models 11. Needs Assessment, Planning and Program Implementation. 12. Evaluation. 13. Current and Future Issues in Health Promotion/Education. Appendix A. Code of Ethics for the Health Education Profession. Appendix B. Responsibilities and Competencies for Health Education. Appendix C. National Health Education Standards for Students Organized by Grade. Appendix D. Leading Health Indicators from Healthy People 2010. Appendix E Resources for Health Promotion. Glossary. Index.

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