Health and Wellness for Life
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Human Kinetics
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Health and Wellness for Life

Health and Wellness for Life

Human Kinetics

Mixed media product Engelska, 2009-05-19
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Major text for undergraduate general-education health and wellness courses. Reference for health educators.
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Health on Demand was created by a team of knowledge specialists. The chapters were written by veteran health educators selected for their proficiency in the subject matter, and the content was developed to relate specifically to a college audience. The book was then organized into a cohesive course text by Human Kinetics, a publisher with more than 30 years of experience in providing top-quality information resources to the fields of health and physical education and to the various kinesiology subdisciplines. Since its founding in 1973, Human Kinetics has been committed to providing informational and educational products in the physical activity and health fields. Health on Demand is representative of the relationship between Human Kinetics and its customers-high-quality content customized to meet the customer's needs.


Standard Book Contents Preface Chapter 1. Health Promotion Health and Wellness Fitness Benefits and Guidelines Effective Goals Theories and Models of Behavior Modification Health Promotion 101 Chapter Review Chapter 2. Fitness Basics Physical Activity, Exercise, and Physical Fitness Cardiorespiratory Fitness Muscular Strength and Endurance Flexibility Body Composition Special Considerations Being Active in College Fitness Basics 101 Chapter Review Chapter 3. Nutrition Body Basics Digestion, From Beginning to End Eating a Balanced Diet Food Safety Junk Science Nutrition for Special Populations Nutrition 101 Chapter Review Chapter 4. Weight Management How Did We Get Here? Basic Regulation of Eating and Body Weight Ways to Assess Weight and Fatness Health Effects of Overweight, Obesity, and Underweight Causes of Overweight and Obesity, and Underweight Embracing a Healthy Weight Management Lifestyle Dieting in the United States Weight-Loss Maintenance Critical Moments for Weight Management Size Acceptance Managing Too Little Body Weight (Underweight) Changing the Obesogenic Environment Weight Management 101 Chapter Review Chapter 5. Mental Health Young Adults and Mental Health History and Stigma Treatment Methods Over Time Medication Psychological Theories What Determines Mental Health? Diagnosing Mental Illness Treatment Modalities Getting Help Mental Health Professionals Mental Health 101 Chapter Review Chapter 6. Stress Management Types of Stress Types of Stressors Effects of Stress on Body Systems Stress and Disease Stress Management Negative Coping Techniques Stress Management 101 Chapter Review Chapter 7. Intimacy and Sexuality Life Span of Sexual Development Sexual Anatomy Stimulation and Climax Sexual Expression Spectrum of Sexuality Sexual Norms Ability and Sexuality Intimacy and Sexuality 101 Chapter Review Chapter 8. Reproductive Choices Male and Female Reproductive Anatomy Choosing a Birth Control Method Protection Against Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections Protection Against Pregnancy Only Abortion Reproductive Choices 101 Chapter Review Chapter 9. Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth Male and Female Reproductive Anatomy Conception and Implantation Pregnancy Childbirth Postpartum Period Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth 101 Chapter Review Chapter 10. Infectious Diseases Chain of Infection Methods of Transmission Causes of Infectious Diseases Risk Factors Your Body's Defenses Common Infectious Diseases Sexually Transmitted Infections How to Protect Yourself Infectious Diseases 101 Chapter Review Chapter 11. Chronic Diseases Cardiovascular Disease Arthritis Lung Disease Cancer Diabetes Alzheimer's Disease Chronic Diseases 101 Chapter Review Chapter 12. Health Care Consumerism Finding the Right Health Insurance Plan Choosing a Doctor Identifying Reliable Information Being Your Own Health Care Advocate Reading Medicine Labels Complementary Alternative Medicine and Alternative Medicine Avoiding Quacks Health Care Consumerism 101 Chapter Review Chapter 13. Environmental Health Ecosystems Environment and Public Health Diseases and Disorders Going Green Environmental Health 101 Chapter Review Chapter 14. Substance Abuse and Dependency Scope of the Problem Who Will Become Abusers? Types of Drugs Abuse and Dependency at Different Stages of Life Substance Abuse and Dependency 101 Chapter Review Chapter 15. Healthy Aging More People Are Living Longer Body System Changes During Aging Aging Theories Unhealthy Aging Managing the Changes of Aging End-of-Life Issues Healthy Aging 101 Chapter Review Chapter 16. Wellness Throughout Life Changes in Health and Wellness Over Time Six Dimensions of Wellness Factors That Influence Wellness Reaching and Maintaining Wellness Wellness Throughout Life 101 Chapter Review Index Optional Chapters: Professors may select chapters from the standard text, as well as select from this list of chapters, which are not included in the standard text. Body Composition What