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Health: The Basics, Seventh Canadian Edition, 7th edition

  • Rebecca J Donatelle
  • Amanda Froehlich Chow
  • Angela M. Kolen Thompson

Published by Pearson Canada (July 28th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

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Created for university and college students taking a personal health course in their first year of study, The heavily revised Health: The Basics provides the foundation they’ll need to lead healthy lives, now and in the future. This text was revised to reflect and exemplify "self-awareness, integrity, respect, self-responsibility, and gratitude," and to ensure students were provided with the most current Canadian research and up-to-date statistical information.

 

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Table of contents

PART I: FINDING RHYTHM

1. Discovering your Personal Rhythm for Healthy Living

2. Promoting and Preserving your Psychosocial Health

3. Understanding and Coping with Life’s Stressors

Focus On Spiritual Health

 

PART II: CHOOSING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES

4. Engaging in Physical Activity for Health, Fitness, and Performance

5. Eating for Optimal Health and Performance

6. Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance

Focus On Body Image

 

PART III: CREATING HEALTHY AND CARING RELATIONSHIPS

7. Committing to Relationships and Sexual Health

8. Considering your Reproductive Choices

Focus On Sexually Transmitted Infections STIs

 

PART IV: LIMITING RISKS FROM POTENTIALLY HARMFUL HABITS

9. Recognizing Use, Misuse, Abuse, and Addiction to Drugs and Behaviours

10. Using Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine Responsibly and Refraining from Tobacco Use

11. Understanding Illicit Drugs

Focus On Improving Your Sleep

 

PART V: PREVENTING AND MANAGING DISEASE

12. Reducing Risk for Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

13. Controlling Risk for Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions

Focus On Diabetes

 

PART VI: FACING LIFE’S CHALLENGES

14. Choosing Healthy Living for the Environment

15. Preventing Violence, Abuse, and Injury

16. Becoming a Wise Consumer of Health Services

17. Preparing for Aging, Dying, and Death

Focus On Financial Health 

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