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Alters and Schiff Essential Concepts for Healthy Living 7th edition

ISBN:1284049973

ISBN13:9781284049978

Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning

Authors:Jeff Housman, Mary Odum

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Alters and Schiff Essential Concepts for Healthy Living Description

Essential Concepts for Healthy Living, Seventh Edition urges students to think critically about their health and overall wellness and empowers them, with clearly identified tools, to help them reach this goal. It provides a clear and concise introduction to the latest scientific and medical research in personal health and highlights common behaviors and attitudes related to individual health needs. The Seventh Edition, with an all new author team, includes a wealth of new and updated data, including information on obesity and infertility,

New & Key Features of the Seventh Edition:

- Combines evidence-based information with critical thinking activities to guide students through analysis of their own health behavior
- Helps students distinguish evidence-based information from unreliable health information with examples pulled from common advertisements and other media.
- Lifestyle analysis activities, provided in the student workbook, use current tools and methods to guide students through the behavior change process.
- Diversity in health case studies are used to highlight experiences of diverse populations regarding specific behavioral topics or outcomes.
- Managing your health entries in each chapter focus on practical ways to incorporate health behavior into one's lifestyle

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