New to this EditionConnect Personal Health
gives students access to a wealth of interactive online content, including fitness labs and self-assessments, video activities, a fitness and nutrition journal, a behavior change workbook, and practice quizzes with immediate feedback. Additionally, the media-rich eBook available with Connect Plus contains embedded video clips, full-color images, links to discipline specific sites, key terms and definitions, and behavior change tools. Connect also enables instructors to hold students accountable for reading the book. Auto graded activities and online health portfolios save instructors grading homework. Students come to class prepared.
Connect now includes LearnSmart, an unparalleled adaptive testing program that diagnoses students? knowledge of a subject then creates an individualized learning path to help them master the concepts with which they struggle the most. Students who complete the LearnSmart assignments are more likely to come to class prepared and motivated.
Connect Plus and LearnSmart
"In the News" Features that show rigorous data and information on Personal Health, Connect Plus, and LearnSmart
This convenient guide matches the issues in Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Health and Society, 10e with the corresponding chapters in two of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Health textbooks by Insel/Roth and Payne et al.
This convenient guide matches the units in Annual Editions: Health 12/13 with the corresponding chapters in three of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Health textbooks by Hahn et al., Payne et al., and Insel/Roth.
Wellness Worksheets, Connect Plus, "Connect to your Choices" Feature, LearnSmart
This convenient guide matches the units in Annual Editions: Health 13/14 with the corresponding chapters in three of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Health textbooks by Hahn et al., Payne et al., and Insel/Roth.
Retained Features"Gender Matters"
boxes examine issues of particular importance to women and men and address key gender differences. ?Dimensions of Diversity?
boxes discuss health issues for diverse groups and population segments, including different ethnic groups, age groups, and income groups
Key topics have been added, updated, or expanded throughout, and statistics have been updated to reflect the most current information available.
"In the News"
boxes have been updated to include such topics as health care reform, the Gulf Oil spill of 2010, sex addiction, caffeinated alcoholic beverages, prescription drug abuse among teenagers, new salt intake guidelines, HPV and cancer, trans fats, same-sex marriage, CAM therapies, and many more.
In addition, ?In Focus?
boxes highlight current wellness topics such as cell phones, texting, and distracted driving, hooking up, college binge drinking, core training, renewable energy, and repetitive strain injuries.
Beginning with the first chapter, Taking Charge of Your Health, and continuing throughout the text via such features as "Ask Yourself,? "Connect to Your Choices,? and "Take Charge,? Connect Core Concepts in Health
encourages students to relate material to their own lives, to examine their health-related behaviors, and to take responsibility for those behaviors and change them when necessary.
The "Tips for Today and the Future"
boxed features provide brief distillations of the major message of each chapter, followed by lists of simple things that students can try right away in order to improve their wellness.
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