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Behavior Theory In Health Promotion Practice And ResearchGrounded in public health practice, this text offers a comprehensive study of the health behavior theories that are the foundation of all health education and promotion programs. Your students will come away with a clear understanding of essential relationships between human behavior and health, as well as the practical application of theory and approaches to health promotion research and practice. Designed for graduates or upper level undergraduates, the book maintains a consistent, single voic…

Health Behavior: Theory, Research, and Practice (Jossey-Bass Public Health)The essential health behavior text, updated with the latest theories, research, and issues Health Behavior: Theory, Research and Practice provides a thorough introduction to understanding and changing health behavior, core tenets of the public health role. Covering theory, applications, and research, this comprehensive book has become the gold standard of health behavior texts. This new fifth edition has been updated to reflect the most recent changes in the public health field with a focus on …

Introduction To Health Behavior TheoryIntroduction to Health Behavior Theory, Second Edition is designed to provide students with an easy to understand, interesting, and engaging introduction to the theoretical basis of health education. Written with the undergraduate in mind, the text uses comprehensive and accessible explanations to help students understand what theory is, how theories are developed, and what factors influence health behavior theory. Covering the more frequently used health behavior theories, the author breaks ea…

Emerging Theories in Health Promotion Practice and Research“Here is a ‘must-read’ for all health promotion researchers and practitioners eager to stay one step ahead of the pack. A panoply of insightful and promising new approaches is presented for consideration and exploration in our contemporary behavioral science arsenal.” — M. Elaine Auld, MPH, CHES, Chief Executive Officer, Society for Public Health Education “This book is an essential addition to the health practice and research literature, concentrating on theories that have not been extensive…

Health Behavior Theory For Public Health: Principles, Foundations, and ApplicationsWhile a solid understanding of human behavior theory is an essential tool for designing and implementing successful health promotion programs, changing health behavior requires multiple skills beyond the ability to simply apply theory. Divided into three sections, the book takes a unique ecological approach to learning about health behavior theory and its application. The reader will first gain a broad understanding of health, public health, health behavior and health promotion planning. This …

Essentials Of Health Behavior (Essential Public Health)Health promotion, education, and prevention programs ultimately focus on changing health behavior. Essentials of Health Behavior, Second Edition provides the groundwork for understanding, assessing, and effectively applying theories of human behavior within the practice of public health. In clear and accessible language, it provides the student with a background of the kinds of social and behavioral theories that guide our understanding of health related behavior and form the background for heal…

Self-Determination Theory in Practice: How to Create An Optimally Supportive Health Care EnvironmentWhat gets you started making a health behavior change? And what keeps you going with those changes over the long haul? Many books and tutorials offer solutions to these questions, but these solutions often don’t work or don’t last long. This book is the most comprehensive manual to date detailing how to cultivate high-quality and lasting motivation for healthy living using the tools and strategies from Self-Determination Theory – one of the world’s most acclaimed and groundbreaking theor…

Wellness Coaching for Lasting Lifestyle Change - Second EditionGuided by his long experience as a wellness coach, Dr. Arloski blends the wisdom of the wellness field with the proven processes of the coaching profession to bring us an easy-to-use training tool. The book is used throughout the world to train wellness coaches. It is also the perfect training tool for wellness professionals of all kinds, disease management professionals, professional coaches, EAP professionals, counselors, and therapists. The 2nd edition includes updates, numerous additions, an…

Health Communication: From Theory to PracticeNow in its second edition, Health Communication: From Theory to Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to theory, intervention design, current issues, and special topics in health communication. The book also represents a hands-on guide to program development, implementation, and evaluation. This second edition further emphasizes the importance of a people-centered and participatory approach to health communication interventions, which takes into account key social determinants of health…

Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and PracticeResources for teaching and learning are posted at tinyurl.com/Glanz4e and www.med.upenn.edu/hbhe4. This fourth edition of the classic book, Health Behavior and Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice provides a comprehensive, highly accessible, and in-depth analysis of health behavior theories that are most relevant to health education. This essential resource includes the most current information on theory, research, and practice at individual, interpersonal, and community and group le…