Sample Chapter

A sample section of Chapter 1 of Practical Health Promotion is available as a free download.
  • pdf iconClick here for the PDF.
The sample section above has two examples of the interactive Activities used throughout the book to encourage reflection, to support learning, and practise practical skills. You can see a few other example activities from other chapters in the book here:
  • pdf iconClick here for the PDF ‘Health behaviour - the health belief model’.
  • pdf iconClick here for the PDF ‘How to identify a good health promotion website’.
  • pdf iconClick here for the PDF ‘Investigating social networks’.
  • pdf iconClick here for the PDF ‘Planning a group learning session’.
The rest of the book includes the following:
  • Chapter 1 - Health Promotion and Public Health
  • Chapter 2 - Epidemiological Tools for Health Promotion
  • Chapter 3 - Understanding Health and Illness Behaviours
  • Chapter 4 - Health Promotion through the Lifespan
  • Chapter 5 - One-to-One Communication
  • Chapter 6 - Health Promotion with Groups
  • Chapter 7 - Mass Media
  • Chapter 8 - Print Media
  • Chapter 9 - Electronic Media and the Internet
  • Chapter 10 - Advocacy
  • Chapter 11 - Community Settings
  • Chapter 12 - Health Facility Settings
  • Chapter 13 - The Workplace Setting
  • Chapter 14 - Settings Used by Children and Young People
  • Chapter 15 - Institutional Settings
  • Chapter 16 - Planning and Management of Health Promotion
  • Chapter 17 - Evaluation and Reflection

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