Sun Exposure: Risk Factors, Protection Practices and Health Effects


Collin P. Raines (Editor)

Series: Dermatology – Laboratory and Clinical Research
BISAC: HEA039130

Sun protection practices play a prominent role in dermatology in terms of photoaging, photocarcinogensis, and photodermatoses. This book begins by outlining the various methods of sun protection. It continues to discuss risk factors for sun exposure during spring break among college students; the role sun exposure plays in skin aging; and protection habits and vitamin D levels in children and adolescents with a history of malignancy. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – The Role of Sun Exposure in Skin Aging (pp. 1-40)
Raja Dahmane, Ruza Pandel, Polonca Trebseand Borut Poljsak

Chapter 2 – Photoprotection Practices (pp. 41-68)
Jacqueline Selph, Ritva Vyas, and Meg Gerstenblith

Chapter 3 – Sun Exposure and Protection Habits and Vitamin D Levels in Children and Adolescents with a History of Malignancy (pp. 69-92)
Yael Levy-Shraga and Dalit Modan-Moses

Chapter 4 – Risk Factors for Sun Exposure during Spring Break among College Students (pp. 93-114)
Marvin E. Langston, Stephanie G. Lashway and Leslie K. Dennis


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