Focus on Health is a text that considers the needs of all students taking personal health courses today. The theme of the text includes the six dimensions of health and the five developmental tasks for the young, mid Life, and older adults. Behavior change and developing an appreciation for cultural diversity are also major themes of this text. This edition features a free copy of HealthQuest and includes text activities for integrating the CD-ROM.
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From the latest on food labelling, to the controversy over breast implants, this book provides up-to-date information on areas of health. Recognizing that cultural diversity represents a key issue for the future, the authors incorporate a comprehensive multicultural approach to the topic.About the Author:
Dale B. Hahn has been a faculty member at Ball State University for 27 years. He is Professor of Health Science in the Department of Physiology and Health Science. Hahn earned his Ph.D. in health education at Ohio State University, his M.Ed. in sports administration at Ohio University, and his B.A. in psychology from Allegheny College. He has published in a variety of health-related professional journals and is an active member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, the American School Health Association, and the American College Health Association. Hahn has led college students on educational trips to China, Korea, Japan, and England. He was a Visiting Scholar at Harris Manchester College at the University of Oxford in England in 2002. He enjoys many outdoor fitness activities, including hiking and running.
Wayne A. Payne was a professor in the Department of Physiology and Health Science at Ball State University for 32 years. He became an emeritus member of the faculty in 2003. Payne earned his Ed.D. in community health education from The University of Tennessee, and his MS in health education and his BS in biology from Ball State University. Payne also holds an R.T. certification in radiographic technology. He also completed preclinical medical education course in gross anatomy, physiology, histology, and biochemistry at Indiana University School of Medicine. During his teaching career at Ball State University, Payne taught a variety of health-related courses, including personal health courses. Central to his teaching was a deep interest in the role of health as it relates to growth and development during young and middle adulthood. Dr. Payne also taught in England and for the Department of Defense in Germany.
As an emeritus professor, Payne remains involved in the study of many health-related topics and their impact on the adult life experiences, he also enjoys opportunities for family interaction, exercise, travel, recreational reading, and volunteering in the cardiology department of his local hospital.
Ellen B. Lucas (formerly Mauer) has been on staff at the Counseling Center at Ball State University for the past 13 years. She is currently the Associate Director at the Counseling Center and coordinates the center's outreach and consultation programs. Her area of expertise is with eating disorders and she has been in private practice treating a wide range of psychological disorders for the past 13 years. Mauer earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia, her Masters of Arts in Counseling with a specialization in College Student Personnel at the University of California, Santa Barbara and her B.A. in Psychology at the University of California, Davis. She is a licensed psychologist and is co-president of the Eating Disorders Task force of Indiana. She has made numerous presentations in the areas of psychological issues such as stress management, self-esteem, eating disorders and depression and suicide at local and state wide conferences. She has published articles on career related topics in a variety of journals. She is a member of the American Psychological Association as well as the Academy for Eating Disorders. She enjoys traveling and has lived in Australia and traveled extensively. She also enjoys fitness activities and was an aerobic instructor.
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