Connect Plus Personal Health with LearnSmart 1 Semester Online Access for Connect Core Concepts in Health, Brief

Connect Plus Personal Health with LearnSmart 1 Semester Online Access for Connect Core Concepts in Health, Brief

13th Edition | See Newer Edition

By Paul Insel

  • Copyright: 2014

  • Publication Date: Mar 15 2013

  • ISBN 10: 0077613295

  • ISBN 13: 9780077613297

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The most reliable and widely used personal health text, Connect Core Concepts in Health utilizes the science behind health to teach and motivate students about their wellness. The thirteenth ed

The most reliable and widely used personal health text, Connect Core Concepts in Health utilizes the science behind health to teach and motivate students about their wellness. The thirteenth edition provides current, accurate, scientifically based information about a wealth of health and wellness topics and issues.

The 13th edition?s online program is now seamlessly and deeply integrated with Blackboard and Blackboard related course management systems. Featuring interactive multimedia-driven activities and assessments, such as quizzes, video activities, health assessments, Internet research activities, online behavior change workbook, a fitness and nutrition log, and a multimedia eBook, this program is perfect for any hybrid or online course. Most activities and assessments are auto graded, entered into the grade book, and automatically uploaded to blackboard. This saves you time, holds your students accountable, and allows for seamless Course Management integration.

  • License Duration: 180 Day

  • Language: English

  • Imprint: McGraw-Hill College

  • Page Count: 0

New Features

  • Increased focus on behavior change. Effective and lasting behavior change is given even greater emphasis in the 13th edition, with a streamlined pedagogical program focusing on actions student can take now and in the future, a new box program (?Wellness on Campus?) focusing on the health and well being of college students, and a new ?Behavior Change Contract? in Chapter 1.
  • New ?Wellness on Campus? boxes. Each chapter of Connect Core Concepts in Health includes a new boxed feature, ?Wellness on Campus,? that discusses specific health and wellness issues as they pertain to college students. One ?Wellness Matters? box, for example, helps students understand how to find health and wellness resources on their campus and in their community. Another discusses contraceptive use among college-aged individuals.
  • Content updates. Every chapter includes the latest scientific thinking, data, and statistics from such authoritative sources as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and many more. The nutrition chapter has been significantly updated to include the government?s new MyPlate recommendation system.

Key Features

  • Connect Personal Health gives students access to a wealth of interactive online content, including fitness labs and self-assessments, video activities, a fitness and nutrition journal, a behavior change workbook, and practice quizzes with immediate feedback. Additionally, the media-rich eBook available with Connect Plus contains embedded video clips, full-color images, links to discipline specific sites, key terms and definitions, and behavior change tools. Connect also enables instructors to hold students accountable for reading the book. Auto graded activities and online health portfolios save instructors grading homework. Students come to class prepared.
  • Connect includes LearnSmart, an unparalleled adaptive testing program that diagnoses students? knowledge of a subject then creates an individualized learning path to help them master the concepts with which they struggle the most. Students who complete the LearnSmart assignments are more likely to come to class prepared and motivated.

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1 TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH

2 STRESS: THE CONSTANT CHALLENGE

3 PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH

4 INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS AND COMMUNICATION

5 SEXUALITY, PREGNANCY, AND CHILDBIRTH

Table of Contents

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1 TAKING CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH

2 STRESS: THE CONSTANT CHALLENGE

3 PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH

4 INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS AND COMMUNICATION

5 SEXUALITY, PREGNANCY, AND CHILDBIRTH

6 CONTRACEPTION AND ABORTION

7 DRUB ABUSE AND ADDICTION

8 ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO

9 NUTRITION BASICS

10 EXERCISE FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS

11 WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

12 CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND CANCER

13 IMMUNITY AND INFECTION

14 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

15 CONVENTIONAL AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE

16 PERSONAL SAFETY

17 THE CHALLENGE OF AGING

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About the Authors

Paul Insel

Paul Insel, PhD is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.