Core Concepts in Health by Paul M. InselCore Concepts in Health by Paul M. Insel

Core Concepts in Health

byPaul M. Insel, Walton T. Roth, Jennifer Irwin

Paperback | February 3, 2016

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The 2nd Canadian edition of Core Concepts in Health builds on it reputations for promoting self-responsibility and behaviour change through a contemporary, accessible, and comprehensive introduction to personal health.  <_o3a_p>

Insel aims to instill a sense of competence and personal power in Canadian students by taking an active learning approach that promotes application and critical thinking. Concepts are brought to life through meaningful features and pedagogy that asks students to self-assess, apply and practice.  Connect further enhances the content by offering students hands-on opportunities to apply & interact with concepts<_o3a_p>

Uniquely appropriate for both universities and colleges, Insel covers a broad range of topics in a clear and accessible manner.Scientific concepts are explained simply. Contemporary research findings are highlighted and made meaningful to students as the impact on their lives is explained.<_o3a_p>

Title:Core Concepts in HealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:10.8 × 8.5 × 1.1 inPublished:February 3, 2016Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1259030717

ISBN - 13:9781259030710

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Table of Contents

Part I: Establishing a Basis for Wellness 
Chapter 1: Taking Charge of Your Health
Chapter 2: Psychological Health
Chapter 3: Stress: The Constant Challenge<_o3a_p>

Part II: Getting Fit 
Chapter 4: Weight Management
Chapter 5: Nutrition Basics
Chapter 6: Exercise for Health and Fitness<_o3a_p>

Part III: Protecting Yourself from Disease 
Chapter 7: Cardiovascular Health
Chapter 8: Cancer
Chapter 9: Immunity and Infection<_o3a_p>

Part IV: Understanding Sexuality 
Chapter 10: Healthy Relationships and Communication
Chapter 11: Healthy Sexuality
Chapter 12: Pregnancy and Childbirth
Chapter 13: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)<_o3a_p>

Part V: Making Responsible Decisions: Substance Use andAbuse 
Chapter 14: Drug Abuse and Addiction
Chapter 15: Alcohol Use and Alcoholism
Chapter 16: Toward a Tobacco-Free Self and Society<_o3a_p>

Part VI: Accepting Physical Limits 
Chapter 17: Aging: A Vital Process
Chapter 18: Dying and Death<_o3a_p>

Part VII: Living Well in the World 
Chapter 19: Conventional and Complementary Medicine
Chapter 20: Personal Safety (Connect Only)
Chapter 21: Environmental Health and Emerging Issues (Connect Only)<_o3a_p>

Appendix A: A Nutritional Content of Popular Items from Fast-Food Restaurants