Activities for Health Decisions

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Hunter Textbooks, 1983 - Health - 240 pages
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Contents

Personalizing Your Health Course
6
Health Wellness Health Behavior
23
Personal Health Knowledge Profile
38
Nutrition Activity Medical History and Health Risk Profile
53
Mental Emotional Health
68
Diseases
12
Understanding Sexual Attitudes and Behavior
112
Physical Fitness
130
Nutrition
144
Health and The Consumer
176
Smoking Alcohol and Drugs
190
Current Health Issues
218
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About the author (1983)

Dr. Michael Hamrick is Professor and Chair of the Department of Health and Sport Sciences at The University of Memphis. He began his tenure at The University of Memphis 37 years ago as an instructor in health and physical education. Following completion of his doctorate in health education from The University of Tennessee Knoxville he returned to Memphis to serve as Division Head of the Division of Health and Safety. He taught most of the courses in the health education program specializing in pedagogy, health content, and assessment and evaluation. He was recipient of The University of Memphis' Distinguished Teaching Award in 1978 and 1990, the College of Education Earl Crader Professorship Award, the University College Advising Award, and the Tennessee Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Scholar Award. He has published in a number of professional journals and is coauthor of Wellness: Concepts and Applications, now in its sixth edition and considered a market leader. In 2001 he was named Fellow of the American Association for Health Education. His service to the profession includes committee and chair assignments of committees at the state, regional, and national levels. He is a former vice president of the health division and member of the board of directors of the SDAAHPERD.

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