Health: The Basics

Health: The Basics, 13th edition

  • Rebecca J Donatelle

Choose the option that's right for you

Single

$9.99 / mo

4-month minimum term for $39.96

  • Access this eText title
  • Up to 2 devices

Multi

$14.99 / mo

4-month minimum term for $59.96

  • Access over 1,500 titles
  • Up to 2 devices
  • Discounted tutor access

Learn more, spend less

  • Icon

    Study smarter, not harder

    Save time with study tools in your eText

  • Icon

    Watch and learn

    Videos & animations bring concepts to life

  • Icon

    Listen on the go

    Learn how you like with full eText audio

  • Icon

    Learn anytime, anywhere

    Get the app to access your eText whenever you need it

  • Icon

    Make it your own

    Your notes. Your highlights. Your eText

Overview

Health: The Basics is a mindful approach to personal health. The text aligns well-researched health information with current real-world topics that have the greatest impact on your life with the aim of learning and living well.

The 13th Edition enables you to incorporate mindfulness practices. This helps to cut through the static of everyday life, to be more focused and present, and to improve academic performance. Along with new content on sleep and health, as well as diversity and health equity, Health: The Basics builds on its strengths of using the most current, scientifically valid research, examining important issues and controversies about health today, and helps you become "actively engaged in health" at all levels.

Published by Pearson (September 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780135214176

Subject: Health & Kinesiology

Category: Health

Table of contents

Part 1. Finding the Right Balance
1. Assessing Your Health
Focus On: Difference, Disparity, and Health: Achieving Health Equity
2. Promoting and Preserving Your Psychosocial Health
Focus On: Cultivating Your Spiritual Health
3. Managing Stress and Coping with Life's Challenges
4. Improving Your Sleep
5. Preventing Violence and Injury

Part 2. Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships
6. Building Healthy Relationships
Focus On: Understanding Your Sexuality
7. Considering Your Reproductive Choices

Part 3. Avoiding Risks from Harmful Habits
8. Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction and Drug Abuse
9. Drinking Alcohol Responsibly and Ending Tobacco Use

Part 4. Building Healthy Lifestyles
10. Eating for a Healthier You
11. Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Focus On: Enhancing Your Body Image
12. Improving Your Physical Fitness

Part 5. Preventing and Fighting Disease
13. Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
Focus On: Minimizing Your Risk for Diabetes
14. Protecting Against Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Focus On: Reducing Risks and Coping with Chronic Diseases and Conditions

Part 6. Facing Life's Challenges
15. Making Smart Health Care Choices
Focus On: Understanding Complementary and Integrative Health
Focus On: Aging, Death, and Dying
16. Promoting Environmental Health

Your questions answered

Introducing Pearson+. Reimagined learning, designed for you. Choose from one eText or over 1,500 eTexts and study tools, all in one place, for one low monthly subscription. A new way to buy books that fits your budget. Make the most of your study time with offline access, enhanced search, notes and flashcards — to get organized, get the work done quicker and get results. Plus, with the app, put textbooks in your pocket and learn wherever. It's time to upgrade the textbook and simplify learning, so you can have time to live too.

Pearson eText is an easy-to-use digital textbook available from Pearson+. Make it your own by adding notes and highlights. Download the Pearson+ mobile app to learn on the go, even offline. Listen on the go with our new audiobook feature, available for most titles.

When you choose a plan, you're signing up for a 4-month term. We will charge your payment method each month until your 4-month term has ended. After that, we'll automatically renew your subscription and charge you on a month-to-month basis unless you turn off auto-renewal in My account.

When you purchase a Pearson+ subscription, it will last a minimum of 4 months, and then automatically renew each month thereafter unless you turn off auto-renew in My account.

If you want to stop your subscription at the end of your 4-month term, simply turn off auto-renew from My account. To avoid the next payment charge, make sure you turn auto renewal off 1 day before the auto renewal date.

You can subscribe again after auto-renew has been turned off by purchasing another Pearson+ subscription.

We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details before your first monthly payment.

With a Multi Pearson+ subscription plan, you can download up to 5 titles on the Pearson+ app from My list on each of your authorized devices every month.

When you're using your Multi Pearson+ subscription plan in a browser, you can select and read from as many titles as you like.