Essential Health by Catherine SandersonEssential Health by Catherine Sanderson

Essential Health

byCatherine Sanderson, Mark Zelman, Marie Lynch

Hardcover | September 22, 2014

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Essential Health is the most up-to-date, skills-based text available for high school health and wellness classes. With its engaging writing and numerous supporting activities, this text presents the study of health and wellness as a dynamic discussion, relevant to students' lives. In additionto the standard topics, the text contains in-depth coverage of sleep, body image, and health across the lifespan.
Catherine Sanderson is the James E. Ostendarp Professor of Psychology at Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts. She received a bachelor's degree in psychology, with a specialization in health and development, from Stanford University, and received both a master's and a doctoral degree in psychology from Princeton University. Professo...
Title:Essential HealthFormat:HardcoverDimensions:800 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:September 22, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1619609576

ISBN - 13:9781619609570


Table of Contents

Unit I - Introduction to Health and Wellness1. Understanding Your Health and Wellness2. Risk Factors: Behavior, Genes, EnvironmentUnit II - Nutrition and Food Choices3. Nutrition4. Body Weight and Composition5. Body ImageUnit III - Fitness and Personal Health6. Physical Fitness7. Sleep8. Personal Hygiene and Basic HealthcareUnit IV - Understanding and Avoiding Hazardous Substances9. Tobacco10. Alcohol11. Medications and DrugsUnit V - Diseases and Disorders12. Infectious Diseases13. Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS14. Noncommunicable DiseasesUnit VI - Mental and Emotional Health and Wellness15. Achieving Mental and Emotional Health16. Managing the Stress in Your Life17. Mental Illnesses and DisordersUnit VII - Social Health and Wellness18. Healthy Family and Peer Relationships19. Dealing with Conflict, Violence, and AbuseUnit VIII - The Human Life Cycle20. Reproduction and Pregnancy21. Childbirth and Parenting Newborns22. Human Development across the Life SpanBackground Lessons23. The Human Body and Its Systems24. Safety and First Aid