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HEALTH ENHANCEMENT

TRAINING HANDBOOK

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by GLENN RICHARDSON and MICHAEL FELTS

1st ed., June 1990, 310 pages, $19.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-196-8  Review Shopping Cart

 

This text was designed to help educational institutions, corporations, and hospitals develop and implement programs designed to improve the health status of the people they serve. This is a "how to" book that focuses on direct program guidelines and samples of other implemented programs. The authors developed techniques on strength intervention as a lifestyle contracting approach and wellness assessment approaches that are original and unique to this book. The text contains over fifty tables, graphs and illustrations which provide step-by-step assessment protocols, sample program outlines and examples of lifestyle contracting strategies.

CONTENTS

SECTION I

Chapter 1: FUNCTIONAL DIFFERENCE OF HEALTH PROMOTION, HEALTH EDUCATION AND WELLNESS

Chapter 2: COMPONENTS OF A COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM

Chapter 3: HEALTH ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMS IN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS

Chapter 4: HEALTH ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMS IN WORKSITE AND HOSPITAL SETTINGS

SECTION II

Chapter 5: PERSONAL STRENGTH AND LIFESTYLE ASSESSMENT

Chapter 6: COMPUTERIZED HEALTH ASSESSMENTS - BEHAVIORAL ANALYSES

Chapter 7: PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

Chapter 8: PHYSIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT OF HEALTH STATUS

SECTION III — LIFESTYLE INTERVENTION/EVALUATION

Chapter 9: STRENGTH INTERVENTION AND LIFESTYLE CONTRACTING

Chapter 10: HEALTH PROMOTION

Chapter 11: GRASS ROOTS (LOW COST) PROGRAMS

Chapter 12: PROGRAM EVALUATION

SECTION IV — ESTABLISHING HEALTH ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMS

Chapter 13: ESSENTIALS OF EXERCISE INTERVENTIONS

Chapter 14: NUTRITIONAL PROGRAMMING - TOWARD A HEALTHIER DIET

Chapter 15: FACILITATING WEIGHT CONTROL

Chapter 16: PROGRAMMING FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT

Chapter 17: THE ADDICTIVE BEHAVIORS

Chapter 18: SECONDARY PREVENTION - APPLICATION OF HEALTH ENHANCEMENT STRATEGIES

SECTION V

Chapter 19: TIPS FOR CONSULTANTS

Chapter 20: EXAMPLES OF PROGRAM THAT WORK

APPENDIX A — CALORIC EXPENDITURE DURING VARIOUS ACTIVITIES

APPENDIX B — GUIDELINES FOR INDIRECT MEASUREMENT OF ARTERIAL BLOOD PRESSURE

REFERENCES

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Glenn Richardson received his Ph.D. from the University of utah in 1976. He has held positions as Chair of the Department of Health Education and Nutrition at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City; Vice President of the Wellness Institue, Co-Director of the Texas A&M Student Wellness Network, and Associate Professor of Health Education at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Dr. Richardson has contributed over seventy publication and presentations in the area of Health Promotion, Wellness and Health Intervention Methodologies in national journals.

Dr. Michael Felts holds his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. Dr. Felts has taught in positions as Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the Health and Physical Education Department at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina; Assistant Professor of health education at Texas A&M university, and as an associate of the The Wellness Institutes. Prior to his university positions he has held a position as a consultant for Control Data Corporation's "Staywell" Program. Dr. Felts has contributed numerous publications and national presentations in the area of Stress management, Fitness, Health Promotion, and Adolescent Health.


 

 

 

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