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iHealth https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260241076.jpeg 4 2021 9781260241075 iHealth 4th Edition is an integrated print-digital learning system that provides a framework for building solid research skills, critical thinking skills, and behavior change skills that will enable students to make good decisions and live more fulfilling lives. The 4th Edition remains concise, conversational, lively, flexible, and digital. The authors focus on key issues and work from the premise that being health literate is not mastery of facts alone; it's about behavior change, self-assessment, and decision making. Instructors can easily add their own materials, readings, and assessments to customize the iHealth learning package. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructors’ homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.
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iHealth

iHealth, 4th Edition

ISBN10: 1260241076 | ISBN13: 9781260241075
By Phillip Sparling, Kerry Redican
© 2021

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iHealth 4th Edition is an integrated print-digital learning system that provides a framework for building solid research skills, critical thinking skills, and behavior change skills that will enable students to make good decisions and live more fulfilling lives. The 4th Edition remains concise, conversational, lively, flexible, and digital. The authors focus on key issues and work from the premise that being health literate is not mastery of facts alone; it's about behavior change, self-assessment, and decision making. Instructors can easily add their own materials, readings, and assessments to customize the iHealth learning package. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructors’ homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.

iHealth, 4e

Part 1 Personal Health: Revisiting the Basics

CHAPTER 1: Foundations Of Personal Health

Part 2 Health Behaviors: Living a Healthier Life  

CHAPTER 2: Choose A Healthy Diet
CHAPTER 3: Develop A Fitness Program 
CHAPTER 4: Avoid Drug Abuse 
CHAPTER 5: Respect Sexuality
CHAPTER 6: Manage Stress

Part 3  Health Risks and Consequences: Understanding Medical Conditions

CHAPTER 7: Mental Health And Disorders 
CHAPTER 8: Heart Disease And Stroke 
CHAPTER 9: Cancers 
CHAPTER 10: Diabetes 
CHAPTER 11: Infections 

Part 4  Health Care Choices: Navigating the Health Care System 

CHAPTER 12: The U.S. Health Care System 
CHAPTER 13: Health Care Decision Making 





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About the Author

Phillip Sparling

Phillip B. Sparling is a Professor of Applied Physiology and Health Behavior in the College of Sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and masters and doctorate from the University of Georgia. In addition to being a teacher and researcher at Georgia Tech for three decades, he has been a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Cape Town Medical School in South Africa, a Senior Scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, and a Visiting Research Professor in the School of Population Health at the University of Queensland in Australia. He has published some 70 peer-reviewed articles in scientific and medical journals. Dr. Sparling is a Fellow of the AAHPERD Research Consortium, American College of Sports Medicine, National Academy of Kinesiology, and the Society of Behavioral Medicine. His current work focuses on real-world projects that enable individuals and communities to change lifestyle behaviors to prevent and control chronic diseases.

Kerry Redican

Kerry J. Redican is a Professor of Health Education and Health Promotion in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech. His education includes a bachelors degree from California State University at Long Beach, M.S. in health education from the UCLA School of Public Health, Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and MPH in health administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a faculty member at Virginia Tech for over two decades, he has been actively involved in development, implementation, and evaluation of health education programs in schools and communities. He is a co-author of four textbooks and has over 60 publications in health journals. Dr. Redican is a Fellow of the American School Health Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association for Health Education and as President of the Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

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