An Invitation to Health: Choosing to Change, Brief Edition, 7th Edition

  • includes Personal Wellness Guide
  • Dianne Hales
  • ISBN-10: 1111425426
  • ISBN-13: 9781111425425
  • 544 Pages Paperback 
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2008, 2006
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $114.25 
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Focusing on behavior change while providing practical ways to achieve it, Dianne Hales' AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: CHOOSING TO CHANGE, Brief Edition, encourages students to Learn It and Live It in your personal health course. Written by a proven author immersed in current health issues, this student-oriented text offers a clear and engaging writing style with helpful visuals as it provides opportunities for students to assess and change your own health behaviors and get results. The Seventh Edition includes increased emphasis on ways to motivate to make healthy changes, as well as emerging information on both men's and women's health. More than a text, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: CHOOSING TO CHANGE, Brief Edition, and its accompanying package is a resource for lifelong learning and skills.


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  • The text is completely relevant to today's college students. Research on college-age individuals appears throughout, noted with an icon, with data from ACHA and other recent studies. In addition, gender-specific information is flagged with an icon in every chapter.
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What's New

  • Offering increased emphasis on consumer health issues, as well as a variety of current hot topics, this thoroughly revised edition includes new information on a variety of men's and women's health issues, a stronger focus on positive psychology and spiritual wellbeing, increased coverage of gambling addiction, and more.
  • At the request of reviewers, Chapter 1 has been extensively revised to incorporate more consumer health issues.
  • New! Making Change Happen strategies refer to key sections in An Invitation to Personal Change and provides practical action steps to get ready and start changing a particular behavior.
  • Learn It/Live It, a set of suggested actions for behavior change, is now presented as a checklist to help students assess their behavior in a particular area.
  • All research has been thoroughly updated from 2010 sources to keep this edition the most up-to-date text available. The Seventh Edition features the latest research, including Healthy People 2020 objectives, the latest guidelines for physical activity published by the American College of Sports Medicine, and statistics from the most recent American College Health Assessment.
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Table of Contents

1. Your Invitation to Healthy Change.
2. Psychological and Spiritual Well-being.
3. Personal Stress Management.
4. The Joy of Fitness.
5. Personal Nutrition.
6. Managing Your Weight.
7. Social and Sexual Health.
8. Reproductive Choices.
9. Preventing Major Diseases.
10. Lowering Your Risk of STIs and Other Infections.
11. Avoiding Addictions.
12. Alcohol and Tobacco Use, Misuse, and Abuse.
13. Protecting Yourself, Your Rights, and Your Health.
14. Creating a Healthier Environment.
15. A Lifetime of Health.

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An Invitation to Health: Choosing to Change, Brief Edition (Text Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111575886 | ISBN-13: 9781111575885)

Focusing on behavior change while providing practical ways to achieve it, Dianne Hales' AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: CHOOSING TO CHANGE, Brief Edition, encourages students to Learn It and Live It in your personal health course. Written by a proven author immersed in current health issues, this student-oriented text offers a clear and engaging writing style with helpful visuals as it provides opportunities for students to assess and change your own health behaviors and get results. The Seventh Edition includes increased emphasis on ways to motivate to make healthy changes, as well as emerging information on both men's and women's health. More than a text, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: CHOOSING TO CHANGE, Brief Edition, and its accompanying package is a resource for lifelong learning and skills.

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An Invitation to Health: Choosing to Change, Brief Edition (Text Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111575886 | ISBN-13: 9781111575885)

Do you want to better understand how your personal health affects your daily life? Do you want to make healthier choices and change certain behaviors? Learn It and Live It with AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: CHOOSING TO CHANGE, Brief Edition. This student-oriented text helps you assess your health behaviors, encourages behavior change, and gives you practical ways to achieve it. Through its clear and engaging writing style, this text addresses current issues related to health and wellness that can affect you now and throughout your life. Delivering the latest health guidelines, research, and trends, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: CHOOSING TO CHANGE equips you with practical ideas and tools that you can immediately apply to your own life, helping you make informed decisions about your mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing.

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Careers in Health, Physical Education, and Sports  (ISBN-10: 0495388394 | ISBN-13: 9780495388395)

Walking you through the process of exploring the type of health-related career you may want to pursue, this informative supplement helps you prepare for the transition into the working world as well as offers insight into different types of career paths, education requirements, and reasonable salary expectations. A designated chapter discusses some of the legal issues that surround the workplace, including discrimination and harassment, while personal development activities encourage you to focus and develop better insight into your future.

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Diet Analysis Plus 2-Semester Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0538495081 | ISBN-13: 9780538495080)

The top-rated diet-analysis software and a must-have for success in your health course, DIET ANALYSIS PLUS enables you to track your diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food you eat! Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database, custom food and recipe features, the latest Dietary References, as well as your goal and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. New features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, and resources tab with helpful information. You can create your own personal profile based on height, weight, age, sex, and activity level-AND use this information to adjust your diet and gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to your personal health goals. The dynamic interface makes it easy for you to track the types and serving sizes of the foods consumed from one day to 365 days. DIET ANALYSIS PLUS can help you gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, your life.

List Price = $54.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $40.75


Diet Analysis Plus 2-Semester Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 053849509X | ISBN-13: 9780538495097)

The top-rated diet-analysis software and a must-have for success in your nutrition course, DIET ANALYSIS PLUS enables you to track your diet and physical activity, and analyze the nutritional value of the food you eat! Diet Analysis Plus includes a 20,000+ food database, custom food and recipe features, the latest Dietary References, as well as your goal and actual percentages of essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. New features include enhanced search functionality with filter option, and resources tab with helpful information. You can create your own personal profile based on height, weight, age, sex, and activity level-AND use this information to adjust your diet and gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to your personal health goals. The dynamic interface makes it easy for you to track the types and serving sizes of the foods consumed from one day to 365 days. DIET ANALYSIS PLUS can help you gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to, and impacts, your life and is a valuable partner to your Nutrition course.

List Price = $48.00  | CengageBrain Price = $48.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.00


Global Health Watch Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1111377316 | ISBN-13: 9781111377311)

Use Global Health Watch to stay current in your course. You will get access to a variety of trusted academic journals, newspapers, and magazine articles as well as videos, primary sources and much more.

List Price = $26.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $20.00


Global Health Watch Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111377332 | ISBN-13: 9781111377335)

Use Global Health Watch to stay current in your course. You will get access to a variety of trusted academic journals, newspapers, and magazine articles as well as videos, primary sources and much more.

List Price = $27.00  | CengageBrain Price = $27.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $27.00


Meet the Author

About the Author

Dianne Hales

Dianne Hales is one of the most widely published and honored health writers in the country. Her bestselling textbooks include AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH BRIEF, AN INVITATION TO WELLNESS, and AN INVITATION TO PERSONAL CHANGE. Her trade books include the award-winning compendium of mental health information CARING FOR THE MIND: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH, THINK THIN, BE THIN (with Doris Helmering), JUST LIKE A WOMAN: HOW GENDER SCIENCE IS REDEFINING WHAT MAKES US FEMALE, THE MIND-MOOD PILL BOOK, INTENSIVE CARING: NEW HOPE FOR HIGH RISK PREGNANCY (with Dr. Timothy Johnson), HOW TO SLEEP LIKE A BABY, THE U.S. ARMY TOTAL FITNESS PROGRAM, NEW HOPE FOR PROBLEM PREGNANCIES, and THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SLEEP. The President of Italy has named Dianne Hales a “cavaliere dell' Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana” (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity) in recognition of her best-selling book LA BELLA LINGUA as an “invaluable tool for promoting the Italian language.” Her other writing awards include prizes from the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, the National Women's Political Caucus, California Psychiatric Society, CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), Council for the Advancement of Scientific Education, and the New York City Public Library.

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