Health and Wellness

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 29, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 810 pages
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The 10th edition of Health & Wellness provides a holistic view of what it really means to be healthy today. The text draws a parallel between the behaviors, social and physical environment as well as the positive mind and body attitude necessary to achieve a healthy, happy lifestyle. Several features have been developed to help students learn and understand the concepts of health and wellness in the text such as Learning Objectives, Self-assessments, key terms, epigrams and health tips. Chapters conclude with Critical Thinking about Health and encourage students to answer questions and explore their own opinions on health topics. End of chapter material includes Health in review – brief review of the chapter, Health and Wellness online a glimpse at the resources available on the web, References, Suggested readings, and recommended websites. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
 

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Contents

Achieving Personal Health
3
The Medical Model
6
Health Issues of College Students
16
Health and Wellness Online
22
Hormones
29
MindBody Communications Maintain
33
Spirituality Religion and Health
35
Restoring MindBody
45
Diet and Cardiovascular Disease
337
Suggested Readings
343
Heredity and Disease
345
Congenital Defects
350
Explaining Drug Use and Abuse
361
Eliminating Tobacco Use
391
Why People Smoke
399
l Dollars and Health Sense
402

Assessing Life Changes
48
Mental Health and Mental illness
65
Eating and Exercising Toward
91
Are You a Sodaholic?
106
Rules for Organic Labeling
117
Managing a Healthy Weight
135
Diets Dont Work
141
WeightControl Fads and Fallacies
147
WeightManagement Suggestions
148
Critical Thinking About Health
153
and WellBeing
157
The Definition of Physical Activity
159
Getting into Shape
170
Building Healthy Relationships
181
Attend to Your Sexual Health
184
Parenthood
205
Home Pregnancy Testing
208
Risks to Fetal Development
212
Infertility
219
1o Choosing a Fertility Control Method
225
A Comparison of Contraceptive Methods
226
Control
239
Protecting Against Sexually
247
Understanding and Preventing
263
Cancer Understanding Risks and Means
299
Facts About Common Cancers
308
Breast Awareness and Breast SelfExam
309
Diet and Cancer Risk
314
Understanding Risks
321
Concussion to the Heart
327
Critical Thinking About Health
405
Using Alcohol Responsibly
409
History of Alcohol Use
411
Other Effects of Alcohol
417
Making Healthy Choices
427
Functional Foods Increase Profits 112 No More Medicare Payments for Medical
434
Exploring Alternative Medicines
447
Caveat Emptor The Business of Sports Marketing Miracle Health Juices
459
Accidents and Injuries
465
Inform Yourself Dont Buy Worthless WeightLoss Ways to Avoid Having a Motor Vehicle
469
Motorcycle Safety
471
Sports and Recreational Injuries
478
Overcoming Obstacles
483
Walking in Balance 172 Steps You Can Take to Reduce the Risk
491
Violence in Our Society
507
Be Good at Sexual Communication 194 Hotline for Domestic Violence Help
509
Coping with Anger
513
Working Toward a Healthy Environment
525
Sex Sells 196 The United States is the Worlds Biggest
531
BellyBreathing Dispose of All Mercury Thermometers Safely
536
Water Pollution
537
Getting Rid of Dust Mites May Help Allergies 286 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to EMFs
542
Noise Pollution
543
Appendix A Health Enhancement
549
Appendix B Calendar of Events
559
Money Needed to Fight HIVAIDS 258
573
Study Guide and SelfAssessment
577
This
749
Photo Credits
804
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