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Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion, Third Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

Author(s): Manoj Sharma, MBBS, MCHES, PhD, FAAHB, School of Public Health, Jackson State University
  • ISBN-13: 9781284104943
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access     294 pages      © 2017
Price: $93.95 US List
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Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data.

Revised and updated with the latest data from the field, the Third Edition of Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion introduces students to common theories from behavioral and social sciences that are currently being used in health behavior, health education, and promotion. Each discussion of theory is accompanied by a practical skill-building activity in the context of planning and evaluation and a set of application questions that will assist the student in mastering the application of the theory.

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Important Updates to the Third Edition:

  • NEW! Inclusion of a new multi-theory model (MTM) for health behavior change
  • NEW! – A new Chapter 11, incorporates several newer theories, such as emotional intelligence, information-motivation-behavioral skills (IMB), self-determination theory, theory of gender and power, and more
  • Includes an updated list of interventions for each theory
  • Provides updated references, websites, and ancillaries

Features & Benefits

  • Key concepts and objectives at the beginning of each chapter help readers focus their attention and retain important information
  • Boxed highlights feature quotations from theorists or other important aspects of theory
  • All applications of models and theories have been updated with recent examples found in the literature

Applicable Courses

  • Health Education Theory
  • Health Education Planning
  • Health Behavior
  • Health Behavior Research

This book is also a complete resource for those preparing to take NCHEC’s CHES exam and NBPHE’s CPH exam.

Chapter  Chapter 1 Introduction to Health Education, Health Promotion, and Theory  
Chapter  Chapter 2 Planning Models in Health Education and Health Promotion  
Chapter  Chapter 3 The Health Belief Model  
Chapter  Chapter 4 The Transtheoretical Model  
Chapter  Chapter 5 Theory of Reasoned Action and Theory of Planned Behavior  
Chapter  Chapter 6 Theories of Stress and Coping  
Chapter  Chapter 7 Social Cognitive Theory  
Chapter  Chapter 8 Social Marketing  
Chapter  Chapter 9 Diffusion of Innovations  
Chapter  Chapter 10 Freire’s Model of Adult Education  
Chapter  Chapter 11 Newer Theories in Health Education and Health Promotion  

Manoj Sharma, MBBS, MCHES, PhD, FAAHB-School of Public Health, Jackson State University

Manoj Sharma, MBBS, MCHES, Ph.D.,FAAHB,  is a professor in the school of Public Health at Jackson State University. He is a physician by initial training and has also completed his doctorate in Preventive Medicine/Public Health from The Ohio State University. He has worked in Community Health designing and evaluating health education programs for more than 25 years at all levels: local (Columbus Health Department, Omaha Healthy Start Program, Lead Safe Omaha Coalition); state (Nebraska Health & Human Services, Ohio Commission on Minority Health, Ohio Department of Health); national (American School Health Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing); and international (India, Italy, Mongolia, Nepal, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam). His research interests are in designing and evaluating theory-based health education and health promotion programs, childhood obesity, alternative and complementary systems of health, and community-based participatory research. His hobbies include: yoga and meditation.

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ISBN-13: 9781284104943

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