Health Behavior Theory For Public Health

Health Behavior Theory For Public Health

Description

This unique text examines health behavior theory, through the context of the "New Public Health". Health Behavior Theory for Public Health will provide your students with a balanced professional education - one that explores the essential spectrum of theoretical tools as well as the core practices.
Divided into three sections, the book takes an ecological approach to learning about health behavior theory and its application. The reader will first gain a broad understanding of health, public health, health behavior and health promotion planning. This is followed by a straightforward and expansive look at the most commonly applied theories and approaches to public health research and programs. Students will come away with a clear understanding of how theory fits into the larger scope of public health research and practice. Finally, readers will learn about the essential tasks of measurement, evaluation, and translation through an examination a diverse set of application tools.
The Second Edition is a thorough update that offers two new chapters, new examples of application in the field, as well as new photos, pull quotes, and box features to engage the reader in learning.
Key Features:
* A new chapter on intervention mapping that examines the value of using multiple theories to better understand and thus better resolve social inequalities and prevent disease
* A new chapter on social network theory that explores the basics of network theory and the profound influence of networks on the health behaviors of people at all stages of life.
* New examples of the application of theory such as the highly successful structural-level of intervention of Citibike in New York City
* New timely and relevant examples that illustrate difficult concepts such as evaluation and the diffusion of innovation

Similar Books

ISBN 10: 1284108198
ISBN 13: 9781284108194

28 Feb 2017
Lisa Sullivan

ISBN 10: 0323583474
ISBN 13: 9780323583473

10 Apr 2018
Kathryn L. McCance

ISBN 10: 1284094383
ISBN 13: 9781284094381

01 Sep 2016
Kathryn H. Jacobsen

ISBN 10: 1284089231
ISBN 13: 9781284089233

15 Mar 2016
Mary Jane Schneider

ISBN 10: 145573733X
ISBN 13: 9781455737338

15 Jan 2014
Leon Gordis

ISBN 10: 0323532055
ISBN 13: 9780323532051

07 Jan 2019
Susan K. Grove

ISBN 10: 1449688330
ISBN 13: 9781449688332

12 Jul 2013
Leiyu Shi

ISBN 10: 1284102882
ISBN 13: 9781284102888

26 Dec 2016
Nancy J. Niles

ISBN 10: 1284094359
ISBN 13: 9781284094350

01 Jan 2016
Ray M. Merrill

ISBN 10: 1449665497
ISBN 13: 9781449665494

26 Apr 2013
Robert H. Friis

ISBN 10: 143351947X
ISBN 13: 9781433519475

02 Mar 2011
Francis A. Schaeffer

ISBN 10: 1118984765
ISBN 13: 9781118984765

29 Feb 2016
Howard Frumkin