Physical Activity and Public Health Practice

Editor/Author Bornstein, James, Maddock, Jay and Eyler, Amy
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

Single-User Purchase Price: $75.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $112.50
ISBN: 978-0-8261-3459-2
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 48
Book Status: Available
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Physical Activity in Public Health Practice provides the first evidence-based, practical textbook to guide readers through the process of conceptualizing, justifying, implementing, and evaluating physical activity interventions across a broad array of settings and populations.

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Table of Contents

  • Physical Activity and Public Health Practice Podcasts
  • Contributors
  • Foreword - by Ross C. Brownson, PhD
  • Preface
  • Part I: An Introduction to the Science of Physical Activity and Public Health
  • 1. Physical Activity and Chronic Disease - Jonathan J. Ruiz-Ramie, Mark A. Sarzynski, and George L. Grieve
  • 2. Measurement of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviors - John R. Sirard and Greg J. Petrucci Jr.
  • 3. Important Milestones in Physical Activity and Public Health - Morgan N. Clennin and Daniel B. Bornstein
  • 4. Establishing the Value of Physical Activity for Different Stakeholders - Daniel B. Bornstein and Michelle M. Segar
  • Part II: Planning Your Physical Activity Intervention
  • 5. Developing Policy and Environmental Interventions - Amy A. Eyler
  • 6. Effective Strategies for Building and Maintaining Coalitions - Daniel B. Bornstein and Jay E. Maddock
  • 7. Developing Physical Activity Plans - Jay E. Maddock and Laura A. Esparza
  • 8. Physical Activity Policy to Practice - Amy A. Eyler and Laurie Whitsel
  • Part III: Implementing Physical Activity Interventions in Specific Communities and Settings
  • 9. Physical Activity at the Workplace - Nicolaas P. Pronk
  • 10. Faith-Based Settings and Physical Activity Promotion - Benjamin L. Webb, Brook E. Harmon, and Melissa Bopp
  • 11. Promoting Physical Activity in the Healthcare Sector - Mark Stoutenberg and Elizabeth A. Richards
  • 12. Physical Activity Promotion in Schools - Russell L. Carson, Jaimie McMullen, Brian D. Dauenhauer, and Danielle R. Brittain
  • 13. Physical Activity Opportunities Outside of School - Angie L. Cradock
  • 14. Promoting Physical Activity in Parks and Recreation - Morgan Hughey, Bianca Shulaker, Andrew Mowen, and Andrew T. Kaczynski
  • 15. Physical Activity and the Family - Joseph A. Skelton, Casey Foster, and Kaela Yates
  • 16. Best Practices for Ensuring a Healthy and Active Lifestyle in Older Adults - Marcia G. Ory, Barbara Resnick, Mark Stoutenberg, Aya Yoshikawa, and Matthew Lee Smith
  • 17. Physical Activity Practices for Individuals With Disabilities - Kiley J. Tyler
  • 18. Physical Activity in Urban Populations - Amy A. Eyler and William J. Davis
  • 19. Physical Activity in Rural Populations - M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Michael B. Edwards, Lindsay Elliott Jorgenson, and Justin B. Moore
  • Part IV: Evaluating Your Intervention and Disseminating the Results
  • 20. Evaluation of Physical Activity Interventions: Impact, Outcome, and Cost Evaluations - Justin B. Moore, Jay E. Maddock, Camelia R. Singletary, and Theresa M. Oniffrey
  • 21. Implementation Monitoring for Physical Activity Interventions - Justin B. Moore and Theresa M. Oniffrey
  • 22. Dissemination: Models and Methods - Danielle E. Jake-Schoffman, Alicia A. Dahl, and Justin B. Moore