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Health : the basics / Rebecca J. Donatelle, Oregon State University, Angela M. Kolen-Thompson, St. Francis Xavier University.

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Location: Fennell STACKS RA776 .H42 2015
Barcode: 30731101212805
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780321892553
  • ISBN: 0321892550
  • Physical Description: xxi, 549 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Sixth Canadian edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Pearson, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. Finding Rhythm. Discovering your Personal Rhythm for Healthy Living -- Promoting and Preserving your Psychosocial Health -- Understanding and Copy with Life's Stressors -- Focus On Spiritual Health.
Part II. Choosing Healthy Lifestyles. Engaging in Physical Activity for Health, Fitness, and Performance -- Eating for Optimal Health and Performance -- Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance -- Focus On Body Image.
Part III. Creating Healthy And Caring Relationships. Committing to Relationships and Sexual Health -- Considering your Reproductive Choices -- Focus On Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
Part IV. Limiting Risks From Potentially Harmful Habits. Recognizing Use, Misuse, Abuse, and Addiction to Drugs and Behaviours -- Using Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine Responsibly and Refraining from Tobacco Use -- Understanding Illicit Drugs -- Focus On Improving Your Sleep.
Part V. Preventing And Managing Disease. Reducing Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases and Cancer -- Controlling Risk for Infectious and Non-infectious Conditions -- Focus On Diabetes.
Part VI. Facing Life's Challenges. Choosing Healthy Living for the Environment -- Preventing Violence, Abuse, and Injury -- Becoming a Wise Consumer of Health Services -- Preparing for Aging, Dying, and Death -- Focus On Financial Health.
Subject: Health > Textbooks.
Health Education.