HLTH

  • includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
  • AUTHORS: Jeffrey S. Nevid; Spencer A. Rathus
  • ISBN-13: 9781111987329 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 400 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2013     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with over 100 students and faculty, HLTH is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today’s learners at a value-based price. HLTH engages students with interactive Health Check assessments, in addition to a range of features on everything from the effect of socioeconomic status on health to a checklist to help choose a primary care physician, that help students relate course concepts to their personal lives.

Features

  • An innovative combination of content delivery both in print and online provides a core text and a wealth of comprehensive multimedia teaching and learning assets.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Chapter–In-Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor’s Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • A full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles is available to students with the purchase of a new book. Quizzes, videos, and more are only a click away.
  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package that is second to none including PowerPoint lecture slides, Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, and interactive quizzing.
  • Perforated Health Check assessment activities available within and at the end of each chapter help tie course content to student life.
  • Three unique and engaging features in each chapter – Diversity, Prevention, and Health Skills – cover everything from the effect of socioeconomic status on health to how to choose a primary care physician.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Jeffrey S. Nevid

    Dr. Jeffrey Nevid is Professor of Psychology at St. John's University in New York. He received his doctorate from the State University of New York at Albany and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in evaluation research at Northwestern University. He has accrued more than 200 research publications and professional presentations and is the author or coauthor of more than a dozen textbooks and other books in psychology and related fields, many in multiple editions. Dr. Nevid has conducted research in many areas of psychology, including health psychology, clinical and community psychology, social psychology, gender and human sexuality, adolescent development, and teaching of psychology. His research publications have appeared in such journals as Health Psychology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Community Psychology, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Behavior Therapy, Psychology and Marketing, Professional Psychology, Teaching of Psychology, Sex Roles, and Journal of Social Psychology, among others. Dr. Nevid also served as Editorial Consultant for the journals Health Psychology and Psychology and Marketing and as Associate Editor for the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. He is actively involved in conducting research on pedagogical advances to help students succeed in their courses.

  • Spencer A. Rathus

    Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including PSYCH, HDEV, AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT NEEDS TO KNOW, HUMAN SEXUALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, and CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT.

Table of Contents

1. A Healthy You!
2. Psychological Health.
3. Stress and Your Health.
4. Intimate Relationships and Sexuality.
5. Reproductive Choices.
6. Addiction and Drug Abuse.
7. Alcohol and Tobacco.
8. Fitness for Life.
9. Nutrition for Life.
10. Managing Your Weight.
11. Combating Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, and Other Major Diseases.
12. Infection and Immunity.
13. Preventing Violence and Injury.
14. Managing Your Health Care.
15. Health and the Environment.
16. Health Across the Lifespan.

Components

Teacher Components

  • WebTutor™ on WebCT™ with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111988013 | ISBN-13: 9781111988012)
    Jumpstart your course with customizable, rich, text-specific content within your Course Management System. This resource allows you to integrate text-specific materials, including self-assessments, videos, and quizzes, into your WebCT course.
    Price = 70.95
  • WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111987998 | ISBN-13: 9781111987992)
    Jumpstart your course with customizable, rich, text-specific content within your Course Management System. This resource allows you to integrate text-specific materials, including self-assessments, videos, and quizzes, into your Blackboard course.
    Price = 89.95
  • CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 111198817X | ISBN-13: 9781111988173)
    Cengage Learning’s HLTH CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. This valuable resource provides access to an interactive eBook, tutorial quizzes, exercise demonstration videos, and the student activities manual.
    Price = 67.50
  • BIND IN PAC COURSEMATE HEALTH  (ISBN-10: 1111987610 | ISBN-13: 9781111987619)
    Price = 1.00
  • Careers in Health, Physical Education, and Sports  (ISBN-10: 0495388394 | ISBN-13: 9780495388395)
    Unique to Cengage Learning, this informative supplement walks students through the process of exploring different health-related careers, offers advice on how to prepare for the transition into the working world, and gives valuable insight into different types of career paths, education requirements, and reasonable salary expectations.
    Price = 54.50
  • Pedometers  (ISBN-10: 0495013153 | ISBN-13: 9780495013150)
    Increase your health step by step with the Walk4Life® Elite Model pedometer, which tracks steps, elapsed time, and distance, as well as includes a calorie counter and clock.
    Price = 63.00
  • Diet Analysis Plus, 2 terms (12 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0538495081 | ISBN-13: 9780538495080)
    Take control. Reach your goals. Experience Diet Analysis Plus. Diet Analysis Plus allows students to track their diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food they eat so they can adjust their diets to reach personal health goals--all while gaining a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, their lives. Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database; customizable reports; new assignable labs; custom food and recipe features; the latest Dietary Reference Intakes; and goals and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Updated for Fall 2010, new features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, easy-to-use instructor page, and resources tab with helpful information. Use the Diet Analysis Plus activities in all our Introductory Nutrition textbooks to show students how the concepts they learn in the text relate to their personal health goals.
    Price = 42.00
  • Diet Analysis Plus, 2 term (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 053849509X | ISBN-13: 9780538495097)
    Take control. Reach your goals. Experience Diet Analysis Plus. Diet Analysis Plus allows students to track their diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food they eat so they can adjust their diets to reach personal health goals--all while gaining a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, their lives. Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database; customizable reports; new assignable labs; custom food and recipe features; the latest Dietary Reference Intakes; and goals and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Updated for Fall 2010, new features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, easy-to-use instructor page, and resources tab with helpful information. Use the Diet Analysis Plus activities in all our Introductory Nutrition textbooks to show students how the concepts they learn in the text relate to their personal health goals.
    Price = 56.00
  • Global Health Watch, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1111377316 | ISBN-13: 9781111377311)
    Bring currency to your classroom with GLOBAL HEALTH WATCH from Cengage Learning! This focused portal is a student-friendly, convenient website for classroom discussion and research projects. GLOBAL HEALTH WATCH provides thousands of trusted Health sources, including academic journals, magazines, newspapers, videos, podcasts and more, accessible through a powerful search engine. It is updated daily to offer the most current news about topics related to Health. Bundle this valuable resource at no additional charge with any Cengage Learning title or have your students purchase the resource center as a standalone item.
    Price = 18.25
  • Global Health Watch 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111377332 | ISBN-13: 9781111377335)
    Updated daily, Global Health Watch is a focused portal into the Health and Wellness Resource Center and an ideal resource for classroom discussion and research projects. This resource center keeps courses up-to-date with the most current news on health and wellness. Students get access to information from trusted academic journals, news outlets, and magazines, as well as statistics, videos, primary sources, case studies, and much more. Bundled at no additional charge with any Cengage Learning title, the Global Health Watch can also be purchased as a standalone item.
    Price = 24.25

Student Supplements

  • WebTutor™ on WebCT™ with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111988013 | ISBN-13: 9781111988012)
    Improve your grades with WebTutor online review and test prep tools.
    Price = 70.95
  • WebTutor™ on Blackboard® with eBook on Gateway Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111987998 | ISBN-13: 9781111987992)
    Improve your grades with WebTutor online review and test prep tools.
    Price = 89.95
  • CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 111198817X | ISBN-13: 9781111988173)
    The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Cengage Learning’s HLTH CourseMate includes an interactive eBook, valuable study tools, exercise demonstration videos, student activities manual, and more!
    Price = 67.50
  • BIND IN PAC COURSEMATE HEALTH  (ISBN-10: 1111987610 | ISBN-13: 9781111987619)
    Price = 1.00
  • Careers in Health, Physical Education, and Sports  (ISBN-10: 0495388394 | ISBN-13: 9780495388395)
    Walking you through the process of exploring the type of health-related career you may want to pursue, this informative supplement helps you prepare for the transition into the working world as well as offers insight into different types of career paths, education requirements, and reasonable salary expectations. A designated chapter discusses some of the legal issues that surround the workplace, including discrimination and harassment, while personal development activities encourage you to focus and develop better insight into your future.
    Price = 54.50
  • Pedometers  (ISBN-10: 0495013153 | ISBN-13: 9780495013150)
    Increase your health step by step with the Walk4Life® Elite Model pedometer, which tracks steps, elapsed time, and distance, as well as includes a calorie counter and clock.
    Price = 63.00
  • Diet Analysis Plus, 2 terms (12 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0538495081 | ISBN-13: 9780538495080)
    The top-rated diet-analysis software and a must-have for success in your health course, DIET ANALYSIS PLUS enables you to track your diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food you eat! Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database, custom food and recipe features, the latest Dietary References, as well as your goal and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. New features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, and resources tab with helpful information. You can create your own personal profile based on height, weight, age, sex, and activity level-AND use this information to adjust your diet and gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to your personal health goals. The dynamic interface makes it easy for you to track the types and serving sizes of the foods consumed from one day to 365 days. DIET ANALYSIS PLUS can help you gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, your life.
    Price = 42.00
  • Diet Analysis Plus, 2 term (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 053849509X | ISBN-13: 9780538495097)
    The top-rated diet-analysis software and a must-have for success in your nutrition course, DIET ANALYSIS PLUS enables you to track your diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food you eat! Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database, custom food and recipe features, the latest Dietary References, as well as your goal and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. New features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, and resources tab with helpful information. You can create your own personal profile based on height, weight, age, sex, and activity level-AND use this information to adjust your diet and gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to your personal health goals. The dynamic interface makes it easy for you to track the types and serving sizes of the foods consumed from one day to 365 days. DIET ANALYSIS PLUS can help you gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, your life and is a valuable partner to your Nutrition course.
    Price = 56.00
  • Global Health Watch, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1111377316 | ISBN-13: 9781111377311)
    Use Global Health Watch to stay current in your course. You will get access to a variety of trusted academic journals, newspapers, and magazine articles as well as videos, primary sources and much more.
    Price = 18.25
  • Global Health Watch 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111377332 | ISBN-13: 9781111377335)
    Use Global Health Watch to stay current in your course. You will get access to a variety of trusted academic journals, newspapers, and magazine articles as well as videos, primary sources and much more.
    Price = 24.25