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Your Health Today: Choices in a Changing Society

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ISBN-10: 0078028477

ISBN-13: 9780078028472

Edition: 4th 2013

Authors: Michael Teague, Sara Mackenzie, David Rosenthal

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It’s not just personal.Your Health Todayteaches Personal Health from a truly inclusive and socially responsible perspective. While each of us has a unique set of individual characteristics that shape our health, other environmental factors have an impact on our wellbeing too. There are the individual factors--genetics, age, and gender. There are interpersonal factors--our friends, family, peers, and coworkers. And, there are broader social factors--where we live, what kind of health care access we have, what laws govern our lives.Your Health Todayincorporates all of these, acting as a guide for healthy living in college and beyond, no matter what the future brings.
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List price: $160.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 10/5/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 532
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Michael L. Teague received his doctorate in exercise science, health, and recreation from the University of Northern Colorado. He has been a professor in sport, health, and leisure at the University of Iowa since 1975, and he teaches courses in health, performance nutrition, and sports and recreation management for the Department of Health and Human Physiology. He has also developed and taught online courses on personal health, nutrition, and health promotion. Dr. Teague received the Outstanding Teacher Award from the University of Iowa in 1993-1994, and also holds a secondary appointment with the College of Public Health. He has authored several books about health promotion and aging as…    

Sara L. C. Mackenzie, M.D., M.P.H., completed medical school at the University of California-Davis, and residency in family medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. She obtained a master's degree in public health from the University of Washington. Dr. Mackenzie provides care for students at the University of Washington; she is also an active member of the University of Washington Health and Wellness Committee - a campus-wide group dedicated to assessing and improving the health of U.W. students. She has taught students — in large and small groups — about health, wellness, and illness; developed health curricula; and organized conferences to enhance communication…    

David Rosenthal , MD, is an adult, adolescent, and child psychiatrist in private practice in Boulder, Colorado. He is an adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver, where he teaches courses on psychopharmacology.Rosenthal practiced psychiatry in various settings in California for many years and treated thousands of patients with ADHD, anxiety, and mood disorders before coauthoring two books on ADHD: ADHD: A Survival Guide for Parents and Teachers (Hope Press/2007) and Teaching Young Children With ADHD: Successful Strategies and Practical Interventions for PreK-3 (Corwin Press/2007). He also has written articles on ADHD and regularly speaks at state…