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Access to Health, 16th edition

  • Rebecca J. Donatelle
  • Patricia Ketcham

Published by Pearson (January 25th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

16th edition

Overview

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For courses in personal health.

This package includes Mastering Health.


Motivate students to become actively engaged in their own health

Access to Health combines scientifically valid research and the most current information to encourage healthy life choices. As a teacher, mentor, and researcher, author Rebecca J. Donatelle uses her friendly writing style to address students’ concerns and motivate them to be savvy, critical consumers of health information. The 16th Edition integrates mindfulness research, tools, and practices throughout, enabling students to incorporate mindfulness practices to help cut through the static of everyday life, to be more focused and present, and to improve academic performance. The new edition also presents a new chapter on difference, disparity,  and health equity. 

 

Access to Health now provides access to MyDietAnalysis—a diet and activity tracking tools that gives students an easy way to analyze their daily nutrient intake and physical activity. MyDietAnalysis is powered by ESHA Research, accessible on all devices, and included at no extra charge with Mastering Health. Mastering Health also provides students with videos, self-assessments, study plans, online interactive activities, and reading quizzes that address their diverse needs and learning styles while engaging them in the material. 


Personalize learning with Mastering Health

By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.With a variety  of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult personal health concepts.


0135204518 / 9780135204511 Access to Health Plus Mastering Health with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

Package consists of:

  • 0135173795 / 9780135173794 Access to Health
  • 0135175925 / 9780135175927 Mastering Health with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Access to Health

Table of contents

Part 1: Finding the Right Balance

1. Accessing Your Health

FOCUS ON Difference, Disparity, and Health: Achieving Health Equity

2. Promoting and Preserving Your Psychological Health

FOCUS ON Mindfulness, Spiritual Health, and Spiritual Intelligence

3. Managing Stress and Coping with Life’s Challenges

4. Improving Your Sleep

 

Part 2: Building Healthy Lifestyles

5. Nutrition: Eating for a Healthier You

6. Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

FOCUS ON Enhancing Your Body Image

7. Improving Your Personal Fitness

 

Part 3: Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships

8. Building Healthy Relationships and Communicating Effectively

9. Understanding Your Sexuality

10. Considering Your Reproductive Choices

FOCUS ON Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction

 

Part 4: Avoiding Risks from Harmful Habits

11. Drinking Alcohol Responsibly

12. Ending Tobacco Use

13. Avoiding Drug Misuse and Abuse

 

Part 5: Preventing and Fighting Disease

14. Protecting against Infectious Diseases

15. Protecting against Sexually Transmitted Infections

16. Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

FOCUS ON Minimizing Your Risk for Diabetes

17. Reducing Your Cancer Risk

18. Reducing Risks and Coping with Chronic Conditions

 

Part 6: Facing Life’s Challenges

19. Making Smart Health Care Choices

20. Preventing Violence and Abuse

FOCUS ON Reducing Your Risk of Unintentional Injury

21. Preserving and Protecting Your Environment

22. Preparing for Aging, Death, and Dying

 

 

 

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