Essential Concepts for Healthy Living

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Oct 5, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 524 pages
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Essential Concepts for Healthy Living, Fifth Edition, is “the” critical thinking personal health textbook. It presents basic health-related information in an easy-to-understand manner by concentrating on key goals to help students learn and practice critical-thinking strategies. Students will discover the most recent scientifically-based personal health information; think critically about the reliability of health-related information distributed by various sources; and apply personal health information to their lives.
 

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Contents

The Foundation for Life
1
Chapter 2 Psychological Health
29
Chapter 3 Stress and Its Management
55
Chapter 4 Violence and Abuse
77
Chapter 5 Reproductive Health
97
Chapter 6 Relationships and Sexuality
135
Chapter 7 Drug Use and Abuse
163
Chapter 8 Alcohol and Tobacco
191
Chapter 14 Infection Immunity and Noninfectious Disease
379
Chapter 15 Aging Dying and Death
423
Chapter 16 Environmental Health
453
Healthy People 2010 Leading Health Indicators
477
Injury Preventionand Emergency Care
479
Dietary Reference Intakes for Certain Nutrients
486
MyPyramid Food Intake Patterns
487
Eating Well with Canadas Food Guide
492

Chapter 9 Nutrition
225
Chapter 10 Body Weight and Its Management
257
Chapter 11 Physical Fitness
283
Chapter 12 Cardiovascular Health
315
Chapter 13 Cancer
343
Glossary
499
Index
509
Photo Credits
523
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