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Choosing Health Plus MasteringHealth with eText -- Access Card Package, 2nd Edition

By April Lynch, Barry Elmore, Jerome Kotecki

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Jan 10, 2014

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For the Personal Health Course

The Brief Text that Speaks the Language of Students Today

Choosing Health uses real-life applications, behavior change tools, and mobile technologies to speak to students better than any other brief personal health textbook. With its magazine-style design and inclusion of real student stories (both online and in the printed material), this text is the one that you can most relate to–and the one that will most inspire you to choose a healthy lifestyle.   

Now included with Choosing Health, MasteringHealth is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping you quickly master concepts. Your can benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience to help keep you on track and prepared for lecture.

Teaching and Learning Experience
This program presents a better teaching and learning experience–for you. It will help:
  • Personalize learning with MasteringHealth: MasteringHealth coaches you through the toughest health topics. Engaging tools help you visualize, practice, and understand crucial content, from the basics of health to the fundamentals of behavior change.
  • Become engaged with relatable student stories: Real student stories illustrate why you should care about your health.
  • Bring content alive with integrated media: Health Online links throughout the text, student videos, and mobile technologies encourage you to take a more active role in improving their health. 
  • Encourage behavior change: Unique, practical tools like the new Choosing to Change Worksheets help you make informed decisions about your lifestyle choices.
  • Make reading and learning about health accessible and visually appealing: A magazine-style design with more photos and visual appeal encourages you  to read, while the conversational writing style is student-friendly without sacrificing academic rigor.     
  • Updated content such as the additional electronic chapters on sleep and environmental health provide important relevant information on topics.




Table of Contents

 1. Health in the 21st Century
 2. Psychological Health
 3. Stress Management
 4. Nutrition and You
 5. Physical Activity for Fitness and Health
 6. Body Image, Body Weight
 7. Drug Use and Abuse
 8. Alcohol and Tobacco Use and Abuse
 9. Social Relationships and Communication
10. Sexuality, Contraception, and Reproductive Choices
11. Preventing Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections
12. Preventing Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Cancer
13. Consumer Health
14. Personal Safety and Injury Prevention
15. Aging Well
16. Sleep, Your Body, and Your Mind [Electronic Only]
17. Your Environment, Your Health [Electronic Only]

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ISBN-10: 0-321-91185-7

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-91185-8

Format: Book

$111.60

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