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Contemporary Women's Health provides a balanced, comprehensive understanding of the health issues affecting women. Health information is presented within the context of the social and political forces affecting women of all ages, races, and ethnicities. Prevention, health promotion and becoming a wise health care consumer are emphasized throughout the text, while the impact of lifestyle issues and relationships throughout the lifespan on women's health are explored.

About the Author

Cheryl Kolander is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Education and Human Development, University of Louisville. She is a professor in the Department of Health and Sport Sciences and previously served as a program director for health education. She received her baccalaureate degree from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa and her masters and doctoral degrees from Indiana University, Bloomington. She is a strong advocate for social justice and equity, and has a particular interest in advancing health equity for women. Her primary research focus is prevention science, with an emphasis on womens health, school health education, and accreditation. She directs the Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Science Research, a center for collaborative studies and advocacy related to prevention science. She is a member of the performance team for UofL collegiate athletics, serves on the advisory board for Get Healthy Now and chairs the curriculum committee for Fit4Me, an after school program for at risk girls. Danny Ramsey Ballard, Professor in Health Education at Texas A&M University, has taught graduate and undergraduate TAMU students since 1985 and is the co-author of 19 health-related textbooks. Dr. Ballard conducts research in multiple dimensions of womens health and delivers presentations about womens health throughout the United States. She has published more than 30 research papers and other professional materials; presented more than 200 national, regional, and state presentations; and has been the co-principal investigator of more than $1.72 million in funded projects. Dr. Ballard has been named a Fellow for the American Association for Health Education and a Fellow for the American School Health Association. She is currently President of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).Cynthia K. Chandler, Professor of Counseling at the University of North Texas, received her doctoral degree in Educational Psychology from Texas Tech University in 1986 and has served on the graduate faculty at UNT since 1989. Every year, Dr. Chandler teaches nine counseling graduate courses, organizes and leads a variety of institutes and workshops, and supervises an abundance of counseling interns. She is the founder and director of the UNT Biofeedback Research and Training Laboratory and the UNT Center for Animal Assisted Therapy. Dr. Chandler is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a nationally certified Biofeedback and Neurofeedback Therapist, and an Animal Assisted Therapist. The co-author of four books and numerous journal articles, she has given professional presentations in the United States, Korea, Austria, Greece, and Canada.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Foundations of Women's Health

1: Introducing Women's Health

2: Becoming a Wise Consumer

3: Developing a Healthy Lifestyle

Part 2: Mental and Emotional Wellness

4: Enhancing Emotional Well-Being

5: Managing the Stress of Life

Part 3: Sexual and Relational Wellness

6: Building Healthy Relationships

7: Exploring Your Sexual Being

8: Designing Your Reproductive Plan

9: Preventing Abuse Against Women

Part 4: Contemporary Lifestyle and Social Issues

10: Eating Well

11: Keeping Fit

12: Using Alcohol Responsibly

13: Making Wise Decisions about Tobacco, Caffeine, and Drugs

Part Five: Communicable and Chronic Conditions

14: Preventing and Controlling Infectious Disease

15: Preventing and Controlling Chronic Health Conditions

16: Reducing Your Risk of Cancer

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073380841
Author:
Kolander, Cheryl A
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Kolander, Cheryl A.
Author:
Chandler, Cynthia Kay
Author:
Ballard Danny
Author:
Kolander Cheryl
Author:
Ballard, Danny Ramsey
Subject:
Women -- Health and hygiene.
Subject:
Women's Health - General
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Women's Health.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Womens Health
Copyright:
Publication Date:
January 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
462
Dimensions:
10.70x8.40x.80 in. 2.10 lbs.

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