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  1. Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    The health of human populations around the world is constantly changing and the health profiles of most nations in the early twenty-first century global health landscape are unrecognizable compared with those of just a century ago. This book examines and explains these health changes and considers...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Young People, Physical Activity and the Everyday

    Edited by Jan Wright, Doune Macdonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Despite society’s current preoccupation with interrelated issues such as obesity, increasingly sedentary lifestyles and children’s health, there has until now been little published research that directly addresses the place and meaning of physical activity in young people’s lives. In this important...

    Published May 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Technologies of Sexuality, Identity and Sexual Health

    Edited by Lenore Manderson

    Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health

    Technologies of Sexuality, Identity and Sexual Health highlights the complex ways in which sexuality is expressed and enacted through local ideologies, global identities and material cultures, and their influence on people’s sexual health and well-being. Its impetus is the renewed interest in...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Obesity

    Prevention and Treatment

    Edited by James M. Rippe, Theodore J. Angelopoulos

    The prevalence of obesity in the United States and the rest of the industrialized world has skyrocketed in the past 20 years. Linked to heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome, it is also the leading cause of osteoarthritis and the second leading cause of cancer. With...

    Published May 10th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. A Textbook of Community Nursing

    Edited by Sue Chilton, Heather Bain, Ann Clarridge, Karen Melling

    A Textbook of Community Nursing is a comprehensive and evidence-based introduction covering the full range of professional issues, including community nursing roles, personal safety, public health, and health promotion. This is an essential text for all pre-registration nursing students, students...

    Published April 26th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Nutrition Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease

    Edited by Lynn K. Thomas, Jennifer Bohnstadt Othersen

    Kidney disease is a global health concern that affects people of all ages and races. Based on the work of the National Kidney Foundation and the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes foundation, guidelines have been developed outlining the parameters for patient care. Nutritional Therapy for...

    Published April 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Health Equity, Social Justice and Human Rights

    By Ann Taket

    Important links between health and human rights are increasingly recognised and human rights can be viewed as one of the social determinants of health. Furthermore, a human rights framework provides an excellent foundation for advocacy on health inequalities, a value-based alternative to views of...

    Published April 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. The International Migration of Health Workers

    Edited by John Connell

    Series: Routledge Research in Population and Migration

    This volume provides the first detailed overview of the growing phenomenon of the international migration of skilled health workers. The contributors focus on who migrates, why they migrate, what the outcomes are for them and their extended families, what their experiences in the workforce are, and...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Physical Activity and Public Health Practice

    Edited by Barbara E. Ainsworth, Caroline A. Macera

    Physical activity remains a critical area of research as we consider cost-effective measures for lowering the chronic disease epidemic worldwide. In our increasingly automated society, many adults and children are not active at health-enhancing levels. In Physical Activity and Public Health...

    Published February 21st 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Routledge Handbook of Sexuality, Health and Rights

    Edited by Peter Aggleton, Richard Parker

    The last two decades have witnessed an explosion of research on sexuality as the social sciences have worked to find new ways of understanding a rapidly changing world. Growing concern for issues such as population, women's and men's reproductive health, and the HIV and AIDS pandemic, has since...

    Published February 5th 2012 by Routledge