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Introduction to health promotion

Author: Anastasia Snelling
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Understand the foundations and applications of health promotionIntroduction to Health Promotion gives students a working knowledge of health promotion concepts and methods and their application to health and health behaviors, with a special emphasis on the philosophical and theoretical foundations of health promotion. The textbook also identifies and discusses the innovative health campaigns, strategies, and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Introduction to health promotion.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2014]
(DLC) 2014011597
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anastasia Snelling
ISBN: 9781118455296 1118455290
OCLC Number: 872413319
Description: xxxii, 365 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Health promotion / Anastasia Snelling --
Health behavior change theories and models / Maura Stevenson --
Program planning models / Anastasia Snelling --
Tobacco use / Laurie DiRosa --
Eating behaviors / Maya Maroto --
Physical activity behaviors / Jennifer Childress --
Stress, emotional well-being, and mental health / Marty Loy --
Clinical preventive services / Casey Korba --
National and state initiatives to promote health and well-being / Jennifer Childress and Jill Dombrowski --
Settings for health promotion / David Stevenson --
Health promotion-related organizations, associations, and certifications / Anastasia Snelling and Michelle Kalicki --
Trends in health promotion / David Hunnicutt.
Responsibility: Anastasia Snelling, editor.
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