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With an emphasis on environmental responsibility, the new Health: The Basics, Green Edition features compelling graphics and relatable content that bring health topics to life, keeping students hooked on learning and living well.
Now enhanced with an even more comprehensive package of instructor and student support materials, this edition makes teaching and learning personal health easier than ever. The Green Edition includes an environmental feature; new mini-chapters; a brand new art program with a new, lively design; and additional content on behavior change; in addition to a robust and expanded supplements package. The Teaching Tool Box, the Instructor Resource DVD with 30 new ABC News videos, the revamped website, the anonymous MyHealthLab self-assessments, which speak to the gradebook, the updated Test Bank utilizing Bloom’s Taxonomy to categorize questions, and the Teaching Health & Wellness Community website all help professors teach and assess students better and more easily than ever before.
Assess Yourself self-assessments have been designed individually so that each is unique, fun, and appealing. They encourage students to evaluate their behaviors and health risks, and to pursue their own behavior change projects. Your Plan for Change now accompanies the selfassessments in each chapter, offering practical, targeted, time-based lists of suggestions for behavior change.
Skills for Behavior Change boxes provide strategies for making healthy changes.
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1. The Basics of Healthy Change
2. Psychosocial Health
3. Managing Your Stress
Focus On: Your Sleep
4. Violence and Abuse
5. Healthy Relationships and Sexuality
6. Your Reproductive Choices
7. Addiction and Drug Use
8. Alcohol and Tobacco
9. Nutrition and You
10. Managing Your Weight
Focus On: Your Body Image
11. Personal Fitness
12. Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
Focus On: Your Risk for Diabetes
13. Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions
14. Aging, Death, and Dying
15. Environmental Health
Focus On: Your Spiritual Health
16. Savvy Health Care Consumerism
17. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
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Rebecca J. Donatelle, Ph. D.
Oregon State University
Rebecca Donatelle is an Associate Professor in Public Health and is the Coordinator of Public Health Promotion and Education Programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. She has a Ph.D. in Community Health/Health Education, a Master of Science degree in Health Education, and a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in both Health/Physical Education and English. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.
Becky is a highly involved, student-centered teacher and mentor for undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Public Health at Oregon State University. Although her main emphasis is in the area of Public Health Promotion and Health Education, she teaches a wide range of students from many disciplines on the Oregon State campus. Courses she teaches that are relevant to personal health include Principles of Health Behaviors, Stress and Health, Violence and Public Health, Epidemiology and Control of Chronic Diseases, Introduction to Human Disease (Communicable), and a new course on Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
In addition to her varied teaching responsibilities, Becky is an active researcher in the area of health behaviors and behavior change including studies with a focus on motivating behavior change, the use of social support in facilitating behavior change, the use of community supports to assist individuals in changing high-risk behaviors, and the role of stress in health and disease.
Becky has also conducted extensive research in the area of decision-making and factors influencing the use of alternative and traditional health care providers for treatment of low back pain; illness and sick role behaviors; women’s decisions about treatment for breast cancer and cardiac rehabilitation.
Donatelle has received the Leadership Award, outstanding teacher award in her college, and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Presidential Award for Promising New Research in the Smoke-Free Families National Initiative. She has been an active member of several state and national committees and task forces and continues to work to reduce risk for high risk populations, particularly women and the elderly. Donatelle has written many books, including Access to Health (Benjamin Cummings), Wellness: Choices for Health and Fitness (Thomson Publishing), and AIDS and STDs: A Global Perspective (Pearson Custom Publishing), and she has written several chapters and manuscripts for various health-related books and journals. In addition, Donatelle is a co-author on Benjamin Cummings’ newest personal fitness and wellness text, Get Fit, Stay Well!
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