An Invitation to Health
- AUTHOR: Dianne Hales
- ISBN-13: 9781111827007
- Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
- 704 Pages Paperback
- 15th Edition | Previous Editions: 2011, 2009, 2007
- ©2013 Published
- Prices are valid only in the respective region
In this new edition of the market-leading personal health text, Dianne Hales invites your students to build their future of healthy living by applying the concepts to evaluate their current lifestyle and make healthy changes. Delivering the most current and thorough coverage available, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: BUILD YOUR FUTURE integrates a comprehensive presentation of health concepts--body, mind, and spirit--with a wealth of applications for the students' lives, including "Your Strategies for Change," "Your Strategies for Prevention" and "Making Change Happen." New to this edition is a feature called "Health in Action," which provides a brief list of Do's and Don'ts for specific behaviors. Recognizing the impact of the current economic environment, "Health on a Budget" demonstrates practical ways that students can achieve their goals by drawing on internal resources. . The most student-oriented text on the market, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: BUILD YOUR FUTURE is packed with relevant examples, colorful photos, figures, and new research and statistics presented in an engaging way. This complete textbook program provides an outstanding set of resources for both students and instructors to accomplish key goals of the course and reinforce learning. Choose AN INVITATION TO HEALTH for your course and motivate your students to change.
Section I: Building Your Future.
1. Your Invitation to a Healthy Future.
2. Body, Mind, and Spirit.
3. Caring for Your Mind.
4. Personal Stress Management.
5. Social Health.
Section II: Healthy Lifestyles.
6. Personal Nutrition.
7. Managing Your Weight.
8. The Joy of Fitness.
Section III: Responsible Sexuality.
9. Personal Sexuality.
10. Reproductive Choices.
11. Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Section IV: Making Healthy Choices.
Section V: Taking Charge of Your Health.
15. Major Diseases.
16. Infectious Illnesses.
17. Traditional and Non-Traditional Health Care.
Section VI: Health in Context.
18. Personal Safety.
19. A Healthier Environment.
20. A Lifetime of Health.