Essentials of Health Promotion
- James Woodall
- Ruth Cross - Leeds Beckett University, UK
Community / Public Health Nursing | Public Health | Public Health Education & Health Promotion
How to improve and protect public health is one of the biggest questions facing the 21st century and this book exists to help tackle it head on. Setting out the What, Why, When, Who, Where and How of health promotion across 20 bite-sized chapters. It explores the full range of theories, context and strategies that influence contemporary health promotion.
Comprehensive coverage: all facets of health promotion introduced and explained
Combines the theoretical with the practical: knowledge blended with the key skills and attributes needed for effective health promotionExtensive range of global case studies: read about the enormous range of possibilities and creative ways health promotion can be achieved
This is the ideal textbook for any undergraduate or pre-registration student starting their health promotion or public health journey. It provides a complete package of information that will lay the groundwork for your learning and future practice and will help you succeed with assignments, essays and exams.
An invaluable text for pre-registration or undergraduate students. It includes key health promotion theory, roles and excellent case studies. Very accessible and easy to read. Written by international experts.
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Valuable book with lots of up to date information. Excellent diagrams and images throughout to support text. Good questions to check learning also
This text offers students a detailed but accessible overview of the key elements of health promotion. The inclusion of examples and case studies brings the theory to life.
Good reference book for health promotion
Relevant to the module.
There are many textbooks on health promotion and they all seem to take a different approach. This book is right for the approach we take in our module on health promotion and I have used it for my level 3 Health T level students also.