Health Behavior: New Research

Peter B. Harris (Editor)

Series: Public Health in the 21st Century
BISAC: POL044000

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Volume 10

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick

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In this book, the authors present current research in the study of health behavior. Topics discussed include the role of fitness classes in the development of eating disorders among women; first year university female students’ lifestyles and attitudes towards health risk and preventive measures; an examination of the extensive cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence that links traditional screen-time to pediatric obesity; gender issue implications on health; and health promotion messages used to inform the population about important health issues and to motivate individuals to adopt healthy behaviors and avoid unhealthy behaviors. (Imprint: Novinka )

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The Role of Fitness Classes in the Development of Eating Disorders among Women
(Vanessa Lentillon-Kaestner, Mélanie Allain, Fabien Ohl, Teaching and Research Unit in Physical Education and Sport (UER-EPS), University of Teacher Education of the State of Vaud (HEP-VD), Lausanne, Switzerland, and others)

First Year Female Students’ Lifestyles and Attitudes towards Health Risk and Preventive Measures (2007/2008)
(Robert Podstawski, Katarzyna Górnik, Ewelina Kolankowska, Department of Physical Education and Sport, University of Warmia & Mazury in Olsztyn, Prawocheñskiego, Olsztyn, Poland, and others)

Screen-Time and Pediatric Obesity: A Hindrance or a Help?
(Amanda E. Staiano, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA)

Gender Issues Implications on Health
(Andreea C. Brabete, María del Pilar Sánchez-López, Virginia Dresch, Isabel Cuéllar-Flores, Raquel Rivas-Diez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, and others)

Not All Messages are Created Equal: Toward an Integrated Approach to Message Development
(Lindsay R. Duncan, Amy E. Latimer, Susan E. Rivers, Josefa L. Martinez, Kristina Schmid, Elizabeth Pomery, Peter Salovey, Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA, and others)

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