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Health Promotion and Education Research Methods by Randy Cottrell; James F. McKenzieThe main objective in writing a thesis or dissertation is to teach students how to conduct research in a planned and systematic way. Health Promotion & Education Research Methods, Second Edition provides an overview of the different approaches to research methods and introduces students to the five-chapter thesis or dissertation format.Designed for health education specialists, this text uses plenty of health education examples, some from former graduate students' work, to help students learn and understand how research is used within the Health Promotion and Education profession.
Publication Date: 2010-01-14
Research Design Explained by Mark L. Mitchell; Janina M. JolleyPsychology students; research professionals.
Publication Date: 2009-02-12
Planning Health Promotion Programs by L. Kay Bartholomew Eldredge; Christine M. Markham; Robert A. C. Ruiter; Maria E. FernÃ¡ndez; Gerjo Kok; Guy S. ParcelThe Intervention Mapping bible, updated with new theory, trends, and cases Planning Health Promotion Programs is the "bible" of the field, guiding students and practitioners through the planning process from a highly practical perspective. Using an original framework called Intervention Mapping, this book presents a series of steps, tasks, and processes that help you develop effective health promotion and education programs using a variety of approaches. As no single model can accurately predict all health behavior or environmental changes, this book shows you how to choose useful theories and integrate constructs from multiple theories to describe health problems and develop appropriate promotion and education solutions. This new fourth edition has been streamlined for efficiency, with information on the latest theories and trends in public health, including competency-based training and inter-professional education. New examples and case studies show you these concepts in action, and the companion website provides lecture slides, additional case studies, and a test bank to bring this book directly into the classroom. Health education and health promotion is a central function of many public health roles, and new models, theories, and planning approaches are always emerging. This book guides you through the planning process using the latest developments in the field, and a practical approach that serves across discipline boundaries. Merge multiple theories into a single health education solution Learn the methods and processes of intervention planning Gain a practical understanding of multiple planning approaches Get up to date on the latest theories, trends, and developments in the field Both academic and practice settings need a realistic planning handbook based on system, not prescription. Planning Health Promotion Programs is the essential guide to the process, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to develop solutions without a one-size-fits-all approach.
Publication Date: 2016-01-04
Research Techniques for the Health Sciences by James J. Neutens; Laurna RubinsonFocusing on pragmatic aspects of health science research, this book explains and illustrates the underlying concepts and theory. The case studies are health-oriented in school, community, and hospital settings. It includes an emphasis on online research, and an Evidence Based Health Care approach to literature review from Evidence Based Medicine.