My Health eBook (3e) : 9780134800479

My Health eBook (3e)

Published by
Pearson Higher Ed USA
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For courses in personal health (health & kinesiology).

The 3rd Edition of My Health delivers the latest in personal health, including a new mindfulness theme where research on the benefits of mindfulness practices and the tools to incorporate them in all aspects of health are included in new modules. The book’s modular organisation allows students to focus on learning the core material they need to know, while Learning Outcomes and review questions provide immediate feedback on what they’ve learned, allowing them to customise their study plan.

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Table of contents
  • Healthy Change 
  • Psychological Health 
  • Stress 
  • Relationships and Sexuality 
  • Reproductive Choices 
  • Addiction and Drug Abuse 
  • Alcohol and Tobacco 
  • Nutrition 
  • Weight Management and Body Image 
  • Fitness 
  • CVD, Cancer, and Diabetes 
  • Infectious Conditions 
  • Violence and Unintentional Injuries 
  • Environmental Health 
  • Consumerism and Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
Features & benefits
  • A streamlined approach helps students focus on the core health content, allowing them to follow the narrative without interruptions and feature boxes
  • A modular organization, which presents information in one- and two-page spreads, helps students pace their learning.
  • Student learning outcomes give instructors and students measurable goals for each module and provide the convenience of a built-in study guide for students.
  • Mindfulness Theme throughout the text provides students with research and tools to incorporate mindfulness practices in all aspects of their health, helping them to be more focused in their academic and personal lives. Mindfulness coverage is contained within new modules and signaled by a blue banner.
  • Modules on high interest topics such as Sleep, Diversity, and Health Equity
  • Check Yourself questions help students confirm that they have mastered the content of each module.
  • Skills for Behavior Change boxes help students attain the skills they need to apply what they have learned.
  • End-of-chapter “Think About It” questions promote critical thinking.
  • Striking figures and photos engage students and encourage learning.
  • Numbered Learning Outcomes and a Study Plan. Each module presents a numbered Learning Outcome, giving students a roadmap for their reading. Every chapter concludes with a Study Plan, which summarizes key points of the chapter and provides review questions to check understanding, both tied to the chapter’s learning outcomes and assignable in Mastering™ Health.
  • Coverage of topics including gender and sexual identity, the impact of physical inactivity on various ages and stages of life, issues with health care in America today, new dietary and labeling guidelines, scientific evidence that climate change is real and why you should be concerned, and much more, has been added.
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